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Sam’s Gaming Wish Becomes a Reality

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Rays of Sunshine recently teamed up with Playtonic Games to make the wish of a gaming-mad teen come true 15-year-old Sam, from Scotland, is currently living with Spinomuscular Atrophy, a genetic condition that makes the muscles weaker and causes problems with movement. Sam has one big passion – gaming, which was the inspiration behind his greatest… Read more »

Evie’s Beautiful Ballerina Wish

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Our wish child, Evie, is a girl after my own heart and her wish to be a ballerina for the day was definitely one I shared when I was younger, so when I had the opportunity to join Evie and her family on the day of her wish, I obviously jumped at the chance! Arriving… Read more »

The fundraising story of the Glanvilles

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There are two ‘i’s in fundraising – inspiration and innovation. These two characteristics are demonstrated fully by two of our special fundraisers and dear members of the Rays of Sunshine family. Let us introduce our fabulous fundraisers; Tony and Sarah Glanville. To date they have raised over £20,000 for Rays of Sunshine by partaking in… Read more »

A picture says a thousand words

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Today is World Photo day 📸🗓 and we thought what better way to support this day, than to highlight the power of photography, as a way of getting creative or helping to cherish special memories. Some of our wish children are super artistic and their wishes involve taking their own photographs or learning from a professional for… Read more »


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11-year-old Ben and his stepbrother Cameron, who both suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, were treated to a full VIP day out at ‘Soar’ at Intu Braehead nr Glasgow, thanks to Funstation and Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity. They were joined by their parents Sheryl and Alan and sisters Phoebe (9) and Layla (5). They were… Read more »

A Wonderful Warframe Wish

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In this week’s blog, Megan talks Warframe gaming, the power of social media and a truly amazing wish! As Wish Granters we often come across wishes that we have little or next to no knowledge about!  I am no gaming expert, but was up for a challenge after seeing Ed’s wish pack come in and his… Read more »

Hospital Days to Celebrate Play

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It’s Playday! Across the UK today, children and communities will come together at events from woodland adventures to street parties and festivals, held in parks and village greens, to celebrate children’s right to play. Founded by playworkers Mick Conway, Paul Bonel and Kim Holdaway in 1986, Playday aims to highlight the importance of play in children’s… Read more »