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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 »

Spotlight On Treat Days

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Did you know that last year, aside from granting hundreds of wishes, we also gave away treats to more than 100 children and had over 800 children attend various events put on by Rays of Sunshine? In this blog, our Wish Engagement Manager Katie tells us all about the fabulous extras that our wish families… Read more »

Wish child Jodie completes work experience with Rays of Sunshine

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Last week, one of our lovely wish children, Jodie, completed her work experience at Rays of Sunshine’s head office. Not only was she a superstar in the office, but she also took time to write a guest blog about what her experience with Rays of Sunshine was like. Check it out below…   Hello, my… Read more »

International Women’s Day Q&A with our CEO, Jane Sharpe

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In honour of #InternationalWomensDay, we’re celebrating Rays of Sunshine’s fearless leader and CEO, Jane Sharpe. We sat down with Jane to discuss everything from how her career started, to what her advice would be to the young women who aspire to work within the charity industry. Check it out below.   Q: Can you tell… Read more »

AmazonSmile

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Get shopping and support Rays of Sunshine with AmazonSmile! Whether you’re indulging on some much needed retail therapy or searching for the perfect gift for mum this Mother’s Day – March is definitely the time to be shopping, especially online at Amazon.com! This March marks the first month that Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity is… Read more »

Getting to know the team…Amy & Helen

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In this week’s post we’re getting to know our lovely Deutsche Bank corporate partnership team! Introducing…..Amy We were thrilled last year to hear that we were to become one of Deutsche Bank’s Charities of the Year 2018/2019  and of course we wanted to make sure that our new friends were well looked after… This meant assigning some… Read more »

Send A Card To A Friend

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Today is Send a Card to a Friend Day So, we sat down and thought about our friends and who we’d like to send a card to… and we realised that at Rays of Sunshine we are blessed to be surrounded by so many wonderful friends that the options were overwhelming! From our amazing corporate… Read more »

Champions of Magic with Rays of Sunshine

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The UK’s largest touring magic show teams up with Children’s Charity to offer an exclusive performance at the Mermaid Theatre, London *Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to change the date of Champions of Magic. The new date is Thursday 5th April*   The 5 world-class illusionists that make up the Champions Of Magic… Read more »

Meet the Pinders – the fantastic fundraising family

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The Pinder’s fundraising story We became part of the Rays of Sunshine family when our beautiful Jess was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on February 16, 2013. During our initial stay in hospital, a parent on the ward told us about the amazing charity Rays of Sunshine and how they had granted a wish to… Read more »

Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year everyone… and welcome back! The mornings are still dark, the days still short and the temperature still very wintery… but the Rays team are back in the office and working hard to spread some sunshine. We have an incredibly busy year ahead and all departments are heading into the new year at… Read more »