Wish stories

There are children waiting for their wish who need your help

The number of children in the UK who are eligible for a wish has doubled in the last 15 years, and it's set to increase*.

You can help us reach more children with serious illnesses by donating today, or by helping to grant a wish in your community.

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Scroll down to see how wishes we've granted have made a life-changing difference, to help the whole family feel better.

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  • Aiden

    5 years old

    Gosport

    Heart condition

    Harvie

    7 years old

    Portsmouth

    Neurofibromatosis type 1

    Isla

    6 years old

    Salford

    Wilms' tumour

    Eric

    18 years old

    London

    Septo Optic Dysplasia

    Dakota

    11 years old

    Birmingham

    Cerebral palsy, Epilepsy

    Leah

    5 years old

    Windsor

    Solid malignant tumours

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    * The report “Estimating Current and Future Prevalence of Children and Young People who would be eligible for the Make-A-Wish Foundation” was published in November 2020 with research by Deborah Gibson-Smith, Stuart Jarvis & Lorna Fraser from the Department of Health Sciences, University of York & by Paul Norman from the School of Geography, University of Leeds.