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Make a Wish Charities

Do you know a child with a serious medical condition or disability? Are looking for a Make a Wish charity to make their dreams come true? Well, You've come to the right place!

Make a Wish

A ‘wish making’ charity grants a wish to a seriously ill, disabled or life-limited child. This can include a huge range of conditions. The wishes are generally tailor-made to fit your child’s wildest dreams – anything is possible, from meeting a movie star to visiting Santa.

Wish Making Charities you should know about...

Wishes are varied and far reaching. For some a trip to Disney Florida or Paris to meet their favourite characters, for others it is a chance to get up close to a favourite pop star or sporting hero and some children simply want books and toys. Whatever the Wish, wherever possible, When You Wish Upon A Star will aim to make that Wish a reality.

dream flight


Dreamflight is a UK charity that changes young lives through taking children with a serious illness or disability, without their parents, on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida.

Dreamflight is a ten day annual trip to the theme parks of Florida for 8-14 year old children with a serious illness and/or disability. We aim to take children whose situations make it unlikely for them ever to be able to go on such a trip without the full medical, nursing and physiotherapy care we provide. This is a unique opportunity for children to go away without family members, to meet new friends and build confidence and independence.

At Round Table Children’s Wish, we grant wishes for children and young people who are suffering from life-threatening illnesses. It gives the child something to look forward to when it is needed most and to create some special memories for all the family.

Promise Dreams help seriously or terminally ill children under 18 years and their families. It provides once in a lifetime dreams from holidays to meeting their favourite celebrity. Families are asked to consider fundraising as they may only be able to offer a donation towards the dream.

The Dreams Team

The Dreams Team grants the dreams and wishes of sick, terminally ill and disabled children.

Past dreams have included meeting Ant and Dec, a Christmas trip to Lapland, the provision of specialist car seating and computer equipment.

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is a national charity that rebuilds confidence after cancer, using sailing to support, empower and inspire young people between the ages of 8-24 in embracing their future with optimism.

We work with every young person’s principal treatment centre, and a growing number of designated units, in the UK.

Young people come to us either through our contact within each of these hospitals or units, usually a nurse or CLIC Sargent social worker, who recommend which young people they think would be benefit most from a Trust trip, or as self-referrals.

Dreams come true

Dreams come True provides children and young adults (2-21 years) with severe and life threatening illnesses the opportunity to fulfill their dreams. Each dream is unique but past dreams have included swimming with the dolphins, a seaside holiday, a TV and a music centre.

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