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The Wish Maker blog

We're calling on people like you to join our awesome #WishMaker community and help grant life-changing wishes to some truly deserving children. Follow the work of our amazing #WishMaker movement below!

Michelle, wish mum

Michelle's son Ben was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia when he was just 5 years old. Here she writes a heartfelt letter to Ben, to tell him how proud she is and how far he has come since his diagnosis... 

Ben with his mum Michelle holding up drinks

Make-A-Wish UK

As today is International Day of Happiness, we wanted to share our favourite happiness quotes from some of our magical wishes! 

cerys and her mum niki hugging

Make-A-Wish UK

The wishes we grant to children with life-threatening conditions are transformational – they bring hope, strength and incredible amounts of resilience.  

Here are some inspirational quotes from wish parents, staff and doctors on the power of a wish and the emotional resilience it can bring to a seriously ill child…