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Rays of Sunshine is a national charity that brightens the lives of seriously ill young people and their families by granting wishes and providing ongoing support in hospital and within the community

We have been adapting our services during the Covid-19 pandemic to continue to bring sunshine into the lives of families both at home and in hospital who are more isolated than ever.

Granting Magical Wishes

Every day of the year, Rays of Sunshine gives brave and deserving young people the chance to put their illness on hold and enjoy a moment of escape. Wishes can be as unique as the children themselves and whether a child wants to be a princess or a fireman for a day, own an iPad, meet their favourite celebrity or even a 'real-life' mermaid, or the Loch Ness Monster, Rays of Sunshine works hard to make that come true.

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Sunshine in Hospitals

Our hospital team delivers sunshine to children up and down the country currently receiving treatment in hospital. From our Virtual Hospital Activity Days to our Sensory Bags, we aim to reach children and their families when they need it the most. During the Coronavirus pandemic, we have adapted our services to continue bringing joy and hope to seriously ill young people.

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Ward Wishes

Our Ward Wishes benefit thousands of patients each year currently treatment in hospital or a hospice and have included decorating treatment rooms, purchasing equipment, funding sensory rooms and an indoor sensory garden. To apply for a Ward wish, click on the link below.