All 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, or by helping to grant a wish in your community.

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

Oscar

Hunor

4 years old

Surrey

Congenital heart defect

Ben

Kelsey

6 years old

Littlehampton

Neuroblastoma

Emilia

15 years old

Derbyshire

Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Preye

14 years old

Loughborough

Sickle cell disease

Loyd

18 years old

Cheshire

Anaphylaxis - undiagnosed encephalitis

Marieme and Ndeye

Chloe

12 years old

Solihull

Kostmann syndrome

Lukasz

11 years old

Musselburgh

Renal failure

Sophie

15 years old

Liphook

Spinal muscular atrophy

Harrison

7 years old

Newcastle-under-Lyme

Quadriplegic cerebral palsy

Hayley

18 years old

Glasgow

Tetralogy of Fallot

Gracie

9 years old

Rochester

Severe epilepsy

Andrew

7 years old

St Helens

Spina bifida

Ollie

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

John

9 years old

Lancashire

Renal failure

Aaryan

Sunil

18 years old

West Midlands

Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2

Mary

12 years old

Buckinghamshire

Leukaemia

Elliot

Tiara

Adam

Alfie

8 years old

Thetford

Heart condition

Molly

17 years old

Inverclyde

Ewing's sarcoma

Gracie

10 years old

Guernsey

Leukaemia

Jack

10 years old

Sunderland

Sanfilippo syndrome

Micaela

Kian

10 years old

Liverpool

Severe epilepsy

Evan

Allan

Scott

5 years old

Caithness

Heart condition

Riley

Christopher

15 years old

Newcastle

Marfan syndrome

Sam

14 years old

Newcastle

Complex Severe Bronchiectasism

Ezekiel

Ezra

4 years old

Cheltenham

Zellweger syndrome

McKenzie

8 years old

West Glamorgan

Tumour

J'Anae

5 years old

South London

Cancer

Louis

Stanley

8 years old

High Wycombe

Heart condition

Xavier

Harrison

Archie

3 years old

Blackpool

Epilepsy, Neurological condition

Robbie

6 years old

Hampshire

Batten disease

Skye

Harry

Abhi

11 years old

Hayward's Heath

B cell lymphoma

Frankie

3 years old

London

Lung and heart conditions

Patrick

4 years old

Leeds

Gastrointestinal transplant

Lottie

Filip

6 years old

West Midlands

Epileptic syndrome

Hayden

5 years old

Northumberland

Metabolic conditions

Perla

7 years old

North London

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Brandon

11 years old

Wales

Auto-inflammatory syndrome

April

7 years old

Wrexham

Hurler's syndrome

Joel

11 years old

Worcestershire

Crohn's disease

Rhianna

17 years old

Hampshire

Mastocytosis and complications

Caden

8 years old

County Antrim

Aplastic anaemia

Aubree

Erik

Meadow

Jayden

Osian

Hope

4 years old

Telford

Congenital heart defect

Adnan

Elsie

Ryan

Krish

Amy

Charlie

Alyssa

Adam

13 years old

Oxfordshire

Ewing's sarcoma

Jack

Hope

Jade

10 years old

Bournemouth

Chronic kidney disease

Willow

15 years old

London

Uncontrolled epilepsy

Alex

Florence

Ty

9 years old

Newcastle

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

George

George

4 years old

Warwickshire

Batten disease

Joseph

Lexi

6 years old

Walton on Thames

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Grace

Danny

7 years old

Oxford

Leukaemia

James

17 years old

Northern Ireland

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Evie-Mai

Zaid

10 years old

Coventry

Dravet syndrome

Dewi

Ava

5 years old

Barnsley

Heart condition

Catrin

6 years old

North Wales

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Jacob

7 years old

Tadley

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Harrison

11 years old

Kidderminster

Nephrotic syndrome

Danny

7 years old

West Sussex

Heart condition

Ella

7 years old

Bridgend

Turner syndrome

Alec

8 years old

Sheffield

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Arjun

4 years old

Hertfordshire

Rare type of skin cancer

Leah

Zak

4 years old

Belfast

Metastatic neuroblastoma

Mohammad

Finn

5 years old

Warminster

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Sebbie

4 years old

Hampshire

Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Dexter

7 years old

Bristol

Neuroblastoma

Jonathan

10 years old

Wiltshire

Severe cerebral palsy

Rebekah

6 years old

Northern Irelend

Chromosome disorder

George

Idris

Khayyam

Felix

7 years old

London

Blood disorder

Charlotte

* 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.