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Rays of Sunshine Fulfils Theo’s Wish to Drive Famous Steam Train

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Triple Transplant Survivor Fulfils Wish to Drive Flying Scotsman Steam Train 13-year-old, Theo, from Adel, Leeds, has had his greatest wish granted to drive the famous Flying Scotsman steam locomotive, thanks to Rays of Sunshine. In 2006, Theo was diagnosed with acute liver failure and has had a total of three life-saving transplants and many… Read more »

Your Latest Sunshine News – June Edition

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Your Latest Sunshine News June Edition We’re all smiles here at Rays of Sunshine as this month our dedicated volunteers have been awarded one of the most prestigious awards for volunteering, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2018. It doesn’t stop there! We’ve been so busy this month, making incredible strides in our fundraising efforts by raising nearly £20,000 (and… Read more »

Celebrating a lovely Legoland weekend!

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This weekend, Rays of Sunshine invited more than 200 wish families to the Legoland Windsor Resort for a special treat day! Check out the pictures from our lego-tastic day of play below…

Happy International Nurses Day!

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For those who aren’t aware, International Nurses Day is a special day celebrated globally on the 12th May of each year to mark the contributions that nurses make to society. It’s a time of reflection to honour the women and men that deliver outstanding patient care. Held annually on the birthday of the English founder… Read more »

Your Latest Sunshine News – April Edition

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It’s easy for us to say that we bring the Sunshine to anything and everything, but last month, we truly did! From the London Marathon to special celebrity wish days, we brought the Sunshine with us everywhere we went and finally felt the first touch of Spring! Here are just some of the highlights from April…  Revving Up Our Engines… Read more »

Spotlight On Hospital Activity Days

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Rays of Sunshine exists to brighten the lives of seriously ill children and their families. We do this by granting children’s individual wishes, however impossible they may seem, by fulfilling Hospital Ward Wishes, which benefits hundreds of children during their time in hospital or a hospice, and by hosting Hospital Activity Days, which bring sunshine… Read more »

Feedback Friday – Roy’s Wish to Meet Bear Grylls

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Feedback Friday – Roy’s Wish to Meet Bear Grylls In February, we granted Roy’s greatest wish to meet Bear Grylls, the renowned outdoors man, TV host of Man vs. Wild, the youngest ever Chief Scout, and bestselling children’s author. Roy loved his wish so much that he created a PowerPoint presentation, which he shared with the… Read more »

Rays of Sunshine Welcomes Nina Bradburn to Executive Committee

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Rays of Sunshine is pleased to announce the appointment of Nina Bradburn as the latest member of the charity’s Executive Committee. Nina’s role will be to represent the charity at events and most importantly, be a voice of influence to the Committee from a wish parent’s perspective. We asked Nina what it means to join… Read more »

Rays of Sunshine celebrates International Day of Happiness

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Today, March 20th, marks one of our favourite days of the year… International Day of Happiness! With so many of our wish children going through difficult times and fighting life-threatening illnesses, it’s always been our goal to bring sunshine and happiness to every child we meet. This International Day of Happiness we asked some of… Read more »