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Volunteers' Week (01/06/2014)

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This Volunteers' Week, we're celebrating the amazing work that our volunteers do! Volunteers' Week is an annual event which takes place on 1-7 June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK - and this year also marks the 30 years since the campaign was established in 1984. We'd like to say a massive thank you to all of our incredible volunteers -... Read more >>

Wish family take on the Great Manchester Run! (08/05/2014)

great north run wish family 080514 Naomi James, from Darwen, Lancashire, is set to take part in the 2014 Bupa Great Manchester Run in aid of Make-A-Wish - after her son Nolan was granted a wish! Naomi, 34, will be running with her sister Gemma, 30 and nine year old... Read more >>

Help grant Stephen's wish! (23/04/2014)

stephen You have no doubt heard about Stephen Sutton and his amazing fundraising for charity, which is still rising! 19 year old Stephen Sutton has been living with cancer since he was 15. In January 2013, shortly after his cancer was declared incurable, Stephen started... Read more >>

Seven year old Hannah cuts off her hair for Make-A-Wish! (26/03/2014)

hannah haircut 01 Seven year old Hannah Jeans, from Barrhead, South Glasgow, cut 15 inches off her hair last Saturday in aid of Make-A-Wish. She is now encouraging others to fundraise for wishes! Hannah chose to support Make-A-Wish after noticing children with no hair on holiday.... Read more >>

Original Godspell cast to reunite on stage (12/03/2014)

godspell 131213 b2 Stars of the 1974 production of Godspell will reunite on stage for the one-night-only performance being held in aid of Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK on Monday 19th May 2014! David Essex, who played Jesus in the original production of Godspell, will be joined on stage... Read more >>

Make-A-Wish employees run for wishes! (03/03/2014)

reading half marathon 01 Six employees from Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK ran for wishes at the Reading Half Marathon yesterday. Emma Cronin, Kiri Smith, Jo Micklewright, Josie Taylor, Richard Mugford and Lucy Hale chose to raise money for Make-A-Wish after working for the charity for several years and seeing the... Read more >>

"The memories you help make are totally priceless and irreplaceable" (20/01/2014)

laurence collier 02 In 2011 we granted Laurence, from Devon, his wish to see the MotoGP. Laurence was 18 at the time of his wish and was living with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a form of epilepsy. Just before Christmas we received a letter from his parents, Paul and Rosalyn,... Read more >>

Broadway Revival of Godspell to aid Make-A-Wish (13/12/2013)

godspell 131213 b2 We are delighted to announce the Broadway Revival of Godspell will be performed in Concert at The Lyric Theatre on Shaftsbury Avenue, for one night only, on Monday 19th May 2014 in aid of Make-A-Wish Foundation® UK. The show, which was last seen in... Read more >>

Sean Bean helps us celebrate ten years of Fairy partnership (04/11/2013)

Sean Bean 2 For the past ten years, Fairy has been supporting Make-A-Wish with an annual Christmas campaign. With specially branded bottles & packs and TV adverts, Fairy is seeking to help Make-A-Wish in our aim to grant a magical wish to every child in the UK... Read more >>

Hotels Trust helps grant magical wishes (21/10/2013)

Crerar Hotels Trust Logo 640x360   We are delighted to announce that Crerar Hotels Trust has donated £12,000 to help us grant wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions.   Crerar Hotels Trust is a charitable trust funded by the Crerar Hotel Group Ltd[], which has hotels in Scotland and Yorkshire. Giving back to local... Read more >>
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