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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 »

Celebrating some of our friends on International Friendship Day

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Today is International Friendship Day and what a beautiful thing to celebrate! Friendship is very important to us here at Rays of Sunshine because without it we couldn’t grant our magical wishes. We are very fortunate to have lots of people who are always willing to help us in our goal of granting wishes for… Read more »

My Year as a Wish Granter

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Exactly one year ago today, I became a Wish Granter at Rays of Sunshine. Now, those of you who have read this blog before have probably seen my post ‘a love letter to my job’, in which I shared what an amazing job I have and all of the reasons I love it. With that… Read more »

Wish Spotlight: UK Holidays

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Wish Spotlight: UK Holidays! This month’s ‘Wish Spotlight’ looks at the fun UK holidays that we plan for our wish children and their families. At Rays of Sunshine, we are very aware that a child’s illness affects not only the child in question, but their whole family. One thing our families mention often is the loss… Read more »

The Grove pull out all the stops for Harrison’s golf day wish

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Every day at Rays HQ we receive lots of wonderful wish requests. The wishes are as unique as the children themselves and whether a child wants to be a Princess for a day, meet their favourite YouTube star or go on a family holiday, we work hard to make their wish a reality.   There… Read more »

Sophie returns for work experience!

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This week’s Days @ Rays blog post has been written by a very special guest author, one of our wish children and a member of the Rays of Sunshine family, who recently returned to complete her work experience here at Rays of Sunshine HQ. So, without further ado, let’s hear from Sophie herself… My name… Read more »

Social Media Day flashback

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You may or may not know that today, 30 June 2017, is World Social Media Day! So, we here at Rays of Sunshine have had lots of fun revisiting some of our most memorable and iconic social media posts throughout the years. What better way to start than with Facebook, the largest social media network… Read more »

St John’s Wood Classic & Supercar Pageant

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It’s safe to say that one of the things we’re known for as a nation is moaning about the weather, but when you live in the UK it makes perfect sense…we all love a day out but they can be so difficult to plan when you have just as much chance of torrential rain and… Read more »