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More children than ever before are turning to us to have their wish granted.

We need your help to make sure we don't have to turn any away.

Donate £30 to children's charity Make-A-Wish UK today

We've been granting wishes for thirty years, but have never had this many children turn to us before – an 83% increase from last year:

Chart showing 83% increase in wish applications to Make-A-Wish UK

We need your help to grant wishes to all these children – help us make sure we don't turn any away.

Children like Ryan need your help

Wish child Ryan in hospital

Ryan is one of the hundreds of children to have turned to us recently.

Ryan was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome – meaning he only has half a heart. He's had to endure gruelling treatment, numerous hospital visits, and time away from his family – more than any 3 year old should have to deal with.

All Ryan wishes for is to recreate his favourite Cadburys TV advert, featuring a gorilla playing drums.

Wish child Ryan is hospital bed with his sister

Ryan in hospital with his sister

Please donate today and help children like Ryan get their wishes.

Donate £30 to children's charity Make-A-Wish UK
 

How you'll be helping

Wishes have a real impact on children's lives. We asked past wish families what their experience meant to them, and this is what they told us:

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Please donate today – you'll be helping change the lives of even more seriously ill children.

Donate £30 to children's charity Make-A-Wish UK