Recent Wishes

Toby’s Magical Harry Potter Tour

A very excited Toby and his brothers!

Seven-year-old Toby recently had his dearest wish to visit the Harry Potter Studios granted by Starlight. In May 2014, Toby was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma, a rare cancer of the lymphatic system. Whilst undergoing chemotherapy, Toby spent five months living in the hospital and was unfortunately left blind after the disease damaged his optic nerves. [...]

Caragh’s Poptastic Wish

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Nine-year-old Caragh was born with undetected kidney problems which led to Bacterial Meningitis when she was just six weeks old and in 2014, she was diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, a condition that limits the kidney’s ability to function. As a result of her condition, Caragh has to take a high dose of steroids and immuno-supressants. [...]

Amy’s Dolphin Dream Comes True

Amy with dolphin

Twenty-year-old Amy recently had her dearest wish to swim with dolphins granted by Starlight. In May 2013 at the age of seventeen, Amy was diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma.  Since then, she has had to endure several bouts of medical treatment including the EURO EWING 99 Trial, chemotherapy and radiotherapy and a serious operation on her [...]

Owen’s reaction on hearing his Starlight Wish was coming true

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Have you ever wondered what a Starlight Wish means to a Starlight Child? Well wonder no more and watch the film below to see Owen being told his Starlight Wish is about to be granted. And when you have watched this, click on this link to see his wish come true!

Thank you Lewis

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Thank you Lewis for all you did for the kids in Monaco. The film and pictures were made and taken by two Starlight volunteers. Please would you consider becoming a Starlight Ambassador?

Starlight goes to the Monaco Grand Prix!

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With help of Bernie Ecclestone and the Formula One™ community, a group of five children have had their wishes granted at this year’s Monaco Grand Prix by Starlight Children’s Foundation. The avid F1™ fans and their families had the chance to meet some of their track heroes, spend time at the Red Bull Energy Station [...]

Ella dances with joy

Ella in her bespoke Irish Dancing dress

Twelve-year-old Ella suffers from severe epilepsy which causes regular seizures throughout the day and night. This has a huge impact on Ella’s day-to-day life and has also taken its toll on her self esteem. Doctors have tried every type of medication and procedure on Ella but unfortunately they haven’t been able to stop the seizures. [...]

Brooke goes to Broadway!

Brooke Evans and her dad Simon in New York

Nineteen-year-old Brooke was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia when she was seventeen. As a result of her condition, she has to undergo intravenous chemotherapy every four weeks as well as take daily medication but in spite of all the challenges she has had to overcome, Brooke just keeps bouncing back. Brooke loves to spend time [...]

Jake cooks up a storm with Raymond Blanc

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Fifteen-year-old Jake from Banbury was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in July 2013. Jake had an exhausting year of intensive chemotherapy treatment but thankfully he is now feeling better and is receiving maintenance chemotherapy. Jake has always loved cooking and dreams of being a chef. He especially admires culinary genius Raymond Blanc so when Jake [...]

Grace’s Happily Ever After

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Six-year-old Grace from Barnsley, South Yorkshire was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis very soon after she was born. As a result of her condition, Grace has to take a huge amount of medication and have regular visits to hospital where she is always hugely brave. Grace has always dreamed of being a real life princess so [...]

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