Useful links

We're often asked for help and information about funding, medical equipment and other support charities, and sometimes we need our wish families to obtain official documents to assist us in granting their wish.

Please see the list below for links to other charities and organisations, equipment providers, and resources for wish families.

> Charities and organisations

The Willow Foundation

National charity which provides special days for seriously ill 16-40 year olds.

The HoneyRose Foundation

A registered charity dedicated to raising money and organising special days for terminally ill people 40 years and above.

Winston's Wish

The leading childhood bereavement charity and the largest provider of services to bereaved children, young people and their families in the UK.

The Shannon Bradshaw Trust

After experiencing first-hand the effects of having a child with a life-threatening condition, Patti and Alan Bradshaw wanted to help other children and their families who sadly found themselves in similar situations. Since 2002 the Shannon Bradshaw Trust has been raising money through fundraising events which have helped many sick children and their families throughout the North West.

Peter's Place

Charity supporting young cancer sufferers between 16-30 and their families.

Childhood Eye Cancer Trust

UK charity for families and individuals affected by Retinoblastoma. They offer support, fund research and raise awareness.

Cancer Recovery Foundation

Charity helping people across the country to prevent or live with cancer.

Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

Charity dedicated to improving the lives of young people aged 13-24 with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

Counselling Directory

Free confidential service which provides a counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

> Equipment providers

RM SpaceKraft

Proud of their association with Make-A-Wish in providing multi sensory rooms and resources as part of the wishgranting programme.

> Resources for wish families

Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA)

Website where an online form can be found and completed by international travellers seeking to visit the USA under the Visa Waiver programme.

European Health Insurance (EHIC) Card

If you are a UK resident temporarily visiting a European Union (EU) country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, and medical treatment becomes necessary, with one of these cards you are entitled to that treatment at reduced cost or sometimes free.

Passport applications

Government site to help with applying for a passport for adults and children.

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