Starlight Wish Granting

One wish – endless possibilities…

A wish come trueAt a time when it may feel like there is little to look forward to, Starlight is there to grant a seriously or terminally ill child their greatest wish, restoring the magic and fun of childhood and creating happy memories for the whole family to share and cherish, whatever the future holds.

Each wish is different because young minds are so imaginative and creative. Search the wishes and dreams, and you’ll see… whatever the wish, Starlight makes it happen!

Happily some 70% of Starlight children go on to get better and often doctors and parents say that the excitement and anticipation of the child’s wish was the turning point for their recovery.

You can put a child forward for a magical wish simply by completing our wish referral form.

Chef Isla's Delicious Day Out

Isla's chef wish

Five-year-old Isla has intestinal failure and is unable to eat or drink. But despite this, Isla adores cooking and has always dreamed of being a chef. With the help of Peter Joyner, Food Development Director at Elior UK, The Royal Institution in May...

Father Christmas grants Starlight Wishes in Lapland

Starlight Lapland wish trip

Just before Christmas 29 children and their parents set of to try and find Father Christmas in Lapland. [wpvp_flowplayer src=http://www.starlight.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Lapland_2016.mp4 width=570 height=320 splash=http://www.starlight.org.uk/wp-c...

Nathan meets his hero Lewis Hamilton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Saturday

Motorsport fanatic Nathan has sickle cell anaemia and wished to meet his hero Lewis Hamilton. Starlight arranged for Nathan to go to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix where he met Lewis at the Mercedes garage. Nathan even got to sit in Lewis' Mercedes F1 car...

Tyler’s Star Wars Bedroom Makeover

Tyler in his new room

Twelve-year-old Tyler wished to have a bedroom makeover to turn his room into a cool space where he can play video games, relax and hang out with his friends. Tyler is a big Star Wars fan so Starlight arranged for a very special mural of a Stormtroo...

Gabrielle meets Princess Elsa

Princess Elsa and Gabrielle share a laugh

Gabrielle was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in February 2014 when she was just three years old and endured two years of daily chemotherapy, two operations and 13 lumber punctures. Starlight granted Gabrielle’s wish to meet Princess ...

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