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A Fantastic Firewalk

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Well everyone, I think it’s safe to assume that winter has arrived….. The trees are bare, the days are short and my goodness it’s cold! However, none of this could deter our brave fundraisers who, on Saturday, undertook a truly astonishing challenge when they completed a formidable Firewalk to raise money to help us grant… Read more »

Rays of Sunshine Firewalk

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This weekend, we held our inaugural Firewalk. We’re so grateful to everyone who took part and helped us raise a fantastic £6,000 for wishes. You are all superstars! Photos:

Rays of Sunshine grant its 6,000th Wish

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RAYS OF SUNSHINE AND BRITISH AIRWAYS MAKES YOUNG GIRL’S DREAM TO BE CABIN CREW COME TRUE Rays of Sunshine teamed up with British Airways to give a brave girl who has been treated for cancer the chance to fulfil her lifelong dream of becoming cabin crew. Thirteen -year-old Majorie from East Ham in London has recently… Read more »

Spotlight on Apple Wishes

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It’s really no surprise that when some of our wish children come to dreaming up their perfect wishes, a large proportion opt for a shiny new Apple gadget or experience day. Some choose to ask for a MacBook to do their homework on, while others hone their creative talents using an iPad Pro. Whatever their… Read more »


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Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity Hosts Party for 400 Christmas came early for seriously ill children and their families in Manchester thanks to Rays of Sunshine, www.raysofsunshine.org.uk. The Children’s Christmas Party was organised by Rays of Sunshine’s Northern Hospital Liaison Officer, Sally Levy and her team of dedicated Manchester based volunteers and took place at… Read more »

World Kindness Day

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Today is World Kindness Day! Naturally we knew we wanted to blog about this day – kindness is at the heart of everything here at Rays of Sunshine. What we didn’t know was what to focus on, we see so much kindness every day and without it we wouldn’t be able to grant any wishes;… Read more »

A Cause for Celebration

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This year not one, but two of our amazing team have celebrated their 10 year anniversaries at Rays of Sunshine! Senior Wish Manager, Sarah, and Wish Engagement Manager, Katie, both started at the charity in 2007 – when Rays of Sunshine was only 4 years old itself! Since then they have helped to bring smiles… Read more »