Starlight : For The Children


Starlight Wishes

  • Starlight's work in Hammersmith

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  • Daniel meets football ace Harry Kane

    Nine-year-old Daniel is fighting a hybrid form of AML and ALL leukaemia, a rare type of cancer of the white blood cells and is currently undergoing a programme of intensive treatment. Daniel loves football and wished to meet his football hero Harry Ka...

  • Emily strikes a pose with the TOWIE stars

    Thirteen-year-old Emily has acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and has undergone chemotherapy to battle the cancer. Emily is a huge fan of The Only Way is Essex and it was her dearest wish to meet the cast! Starlight arranged for Emily to meet and chat to...

  • Milosz's Cuban Car Experience!

    Eight-years-old Milosz adores automobiles. He wished to go to Cuba to see the gorgeous classic cars he'd seen on the telly! From basking on the beach, admiring the cars to trying the delicious cuisine, check out  what Milosz and his family got up to....

  • Phoebe goes behind the scenes at BGT!

    Eight-year-old Phoebe has undergone chemotherapy to fight a Wilms' tumour. Her favourite show is Britain’s Got Talent and Starlight granted her wish to watch a live episode and meet the judges. Phoebe, her little sister Sophie, mum and dad traveled ...

  • Emily Experiences a Whole New World in the West End

    Five-year-old Emily was diagnosed with a Wilms’ tumour in May 2016 and underwent chemotherapy and surgery to have part of her kidney removed. Emily loves playing with her little sister, Ivy-Mae and adores all things Disney. Her favourite film of all...

  • Chef Isla's Delicious Day Out

    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 Mayfa...

  • Father Christmas grants Starlight Wishes in Lapland

    Fourteen Starlight families went on a snowy adventure in search of the real Father Christmas on Starlight’s tenth annual Lapland Wish trip. On the magical trip the children and families built snowmen, rode through the forest on a husky drawn sleigh,...

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

    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 Hamilton's Mercedes F1 c...

  • Tyler’s Star Wars Bedroom Makeover

    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 invite his friends round. Tyler is a big Star Wars fan so Starlight arranged for a very special mural of a Stormtrooper...

  • Stanley has a blast at the Kennedy Space Center!

    Stanley was diagnosed with Crouzon Syndrome in infancy. Crouzon Syndrome is a genetic disorder characterised by the premature fusion of certain skull bones. This early fusion prevents the skull from growing normally and affects the shape of the head an...

  • Zak's magical trip to Disneyland!

    Zak has cerebral palsy, a condition that affects muscle control and movement, and hydrocephalus, a condition where fluid builds up on the brain putting pressure on it. Despite his condition, Zak is a very happy, bubbly child who loves to sing, dance, ...

  • Jake's fish supper with Rick Stein

    Keen angler Jake wished to meet and cook with chef Rick Stein. Starlight arranged for Jake to meet Rick at his flagship seafood restaurant in Padstow. The two spent a fish filled afternoon together, first selecting what to cook in Stein's Fisheries &a...

  • George meets his music hero Wiz Khalifa

    Eighteen-year-old George was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and wished to meet American rapper Wiz Khalifa. Wiz's music has been a huge inspiration to George throughout his treatment. Starlight organised for George and his girlfriend Ho...

  • Summer-Louise becomes a zookeeper for the day

    Seven-year-old Summer-Louise suffered from intestinal failure as a baby and relies heavily on medication to manage her condition. Summer-Louise is a huge animal lover and hopes to become a zookeeper when she's older.  Summer-Louise wished to give her...

  • Diana's puppy love

    Seven-year-old Diana has always dreamed of owning her own dog. When she was referred to Starlight for a wish, she asked to have a pug puppy and a photo shoot in some beautiful gardens with her new pet. Diana has named her gorgeous pug Lola and the two...

  • National Play in Hospital Week 2016

    We are delighted to announce that the 2016 NAHPS National Play in Hospital Week (NPIHW) is less than two months away. Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to support the National Association of Health Play Specialists (NAHPS) to organise this ...

  • Ed’s enchanting Harry Potter World experience!

    Seventeen-year-old Ed was diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma at the age of fourteen, a rare disease in which cancer cells are found in the bone or in soft tissue. Ed underwent intensive chemotherapy and radiotherapy to battle the cancer  and had to have t...

  • Kiki has a whale of a time in San Diego!

    Nine-year-old Kiki was born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that causes the lungs and digestive system to become clogged with mucus, making it hard to breathe and digest food. She has to take 58 different drugs a day to manage her condition. ...

  • Thomas horses around with Pat Parelli

    Thomas was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus and epilepsy. As a result of his condition, Thomas is confined to a wheelchair and has had over 50 operations including major surgery to remove part of his skull to relieve the pressure on his brain. De...