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Wish Spotlight: Bedroom Makeovers!

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This month’s ‘wish spotlight’ focuses on one of our most creative types of wishes, bedroom makeovers! Here at Rays of Sunshine we pride ourselves on personalising everything we do so that each wish is as unique and special as the child themselves. With this in mind, our bedroom makeovers are one of the best examples of… Read more »

A love letter to my job…

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I love my job title! How many people, when asked what they do, can respond with something as cool as ‘I’m a Wish Granter’? – It’s definitely a talking point! More than that however, and I feel very lucky to be able to say this, I love my job. When I started working at Rays… Read more »

Volunteers’ Week

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It’s Volunteers’ Week! So what better topic for our blog post than to celebrate the wonderful people who offer their time and energy to support us in bringing sunshine to the lives of our wish children? This year, as you may have seen on our Twitter and Facebook feeds, we were the very proud charity… Read more »

Abigail’s Wish

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Behind every wish there is a Wish Child, a family, a story and a journey, that as Wish Granters at Rays of Sunshine, we are lucky to be able to share with them. This was certainly the case when Abigail’s Wish arrived on my desk. As soon as I began reading I felt like I… Read more »

National Children’s Day 2017

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Sunday 14th May marked National Children’s Day in the UK and, naturally, that is a day that deserves to be celebrated on ‘Days @ Rays’, making this week’s theme an easy decision; the only difficulty was that, with all of the amazing children we know and work with, we were overwhelmed with choices for a… Read more »

Celebrating International Nurses Day

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Imagine having such an impact on a child that when they get the chance to name a penguin, out of all the names in the world, they choose yours! That’s what happened when Hafsa got the opportunity recently after her ice skating wish. She named a skating aid penguin after her favourite nurse, Noreen. Such… Read more »

Introducing the ‘Days @ Rays’ Blog

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Wish Granter? Or how we go about organising some of our most magical and sometimes unusual wishes? Or what happens at a Rays of Sunshine Hospital Activity Day? Or maybe you’d just like to know more about how much a wish means to a  child… Read more »