Granting wishes for terminally ill children – UK

Rays of Sunshine

Brightening the lives of seriously ill children across the UK aged three to 18 by granting wishes and providing ongoing support in hospitals



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Primary >11

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What is Co-Funding?

Co-funding with the ALMT allows individuals, other Trusts and Foundations, and Companies to contribute funds directly to individual, vetted and approved, project partnerships. With fifteen years of experience awarding grants and working in partnership with children’s organisations around the world, the ALMT is best placed to support you in your philanthropy.

In November 2006, ALMT became a Godparent to the children’s charity Rays of Sunshine – helping children who are terminally or seriously ill fulfil their wishes. This partnership came about through friends of the Trust, Adam and Tara Gaby, who are very involved in the charity.


During the partnership, the ALMT enabled a six year old to attend a WWE event where she met her superstars afterwards, allowed a five year old girl to sing and dance on a West-end stage, had a four year old girl meet Sarah Jane and Justin at Higgley House from the TV show Tikkabilla, and paid for a six year old girl and an eight year old boy to go to Lapland to see Father Christmas with their families.

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