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Make-A-Wish UK blog

Welcome to Make-A-Wish UK's blog! Find out about our latest life-changing wishes, amazing fundraisers and ways you can get involved in our blog posts below! 

Lois, wish sister

freya and her sister kissing her cheek

Dear Freya,

It feels like only yesterday that I got that call from mum to say you’d been taken into hospital, the last 4 years have been such a blur.

When you first started with the sickness, headaches and dizziness, I, nor any of our family, thought it was anything serious.

You hear all these stories about cancer but you never think it is going to happen to your own family.

I remember mum running up to me, I was volunteering at my local Brownie group and she told me the optician had found something behind your eyes.

Her face said it all. It all went so quickly – from then onwards, minutes turned into hours, hours into days, days into weeks and weeks into months which you spent in hospital.

Make-A-Wish UK

links of london watches

These beautiful watches are making wishes come true for seriously ill children.

Jamie, wish child

Explaining hospital stays to children can be difficult and daunting. We've put together some top tips on what it's like to be on a paediatric ward, written by 7 year old Jamie (with a little help from his mum Susan!) 

jamie on a sleeper train

Hey, I'm Jamie and I'm 7 years old!

My mum has just told me the awesome news that I'm having a sleepover at Professor Peet's hospital today.