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2 days ago

Wishes 4 Kids
This week we had the pleasure of granting a very special wish for an incredible young lady who wanted to watch The Lion King with her family. We collected her and her parents and travelled down to London via First Class train. On arrival we checked into the Strand Palace Hotel before enjoying a wonderful meal at the Hard Rock Cafe in Piccadilly Circus. We then headed to the Lyceum Theatre where the family received VIP treatment in the Ambassador Lounge before settling down to watch a spectacular performance of The Lion King. After the show the young lady thought we would be heading straight back to the hotel but we had one more surprise for her!! We had arranged for a meet and greet with some of the cast and waiting for her in the Ambassador Lounge were the characters Simba, Nala and Rafiki.This was a truly magical moment and one that the young lady and her family will 'treasure forever'. The cast were amazing with her and even presented her with a very special goodie bag which included a signed poster and t-shirt. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at The Lion King for their hospitality and incredible kindness that was shown to us all. A special mention must go to Tasha Jarvis who was so supportive throughout, helping us with tickets and arranging the meet and greet. Thank you for helping to make a young lady so very happy.❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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ROYAL PARKS HALF MARATHON - 13TH OCT 2024.Ballot places for this event were released today so if you were unsuccessful then why not join our team of runners!!!You will run through four of London's stunning Royal Parks:-Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, St James's Park and The Green Park as well as running past London's most famous landmarks, including The Houses of Parliament, Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace - all on closed roads.Plus, the event village in Hyde Park hosts a fantastic food and fitness festival, ensuring a brilliant day out for runners and supporters alike.If you would like to take part in this very popular event and can raise a minimum of £300 then why not sign up today by clicking runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/royal-parks-half-marathon/959831 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Last weekend we granted a very special little girl's wish by sending her and her family to Disneyland Paris. The family stayed in the Newport Bay Hotel where they were greeted by volunteers who looked after them the entire time they were there. The little girl was treated like a VIP throughout her stay and did not have to queue to go on any of the rides or to meet any Disney characters. We also arranged for her to have a special one-on-one meeting with her favourite Disney character Moana, which she loved. After 3 magical days the family flew back to Luton airport where we met them and drove them home. The journey home was full of laughter and incredible stories and it was wonderful to hear all of the memories that the family had made together.We would not be able to grant amazing wishes like this without your incredible support so to everyone who chooses to support our Charity we would like to say THANK YOU ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Wishes 4 Kids had the pleasure of meeting this amazing young lady who had recently returned home after spending the last 3 months in hospital. Her wish was for a pixel tablet as her old one had broken. We surprised her with a brand new Google pixel tablet and she was so happy and could not stop smiling.We are extremely grateful to everyone who supports our Charity helping us to make a huge difference to children's lives. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

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Wishes 4 Kids had the great pleasure of granting this little girl's wish, which was to meet a Disney Princess. We sent her and her family for a 3 day, magical stay to Disneyland Paris. On arrival at the Newport Bay Hotel she was presented with a very special lanyard to wear which meant that she received VIP treatment the entire time she was there. The whole family were taken to the front of every queue for all of the rides and also to meet any of the characters that the little girl wanted. They were able to enjoy all of the parades and the firework shows at night. All of the family's meals were paid for and on their second day they enjoyed a character breakfast in the Plaza Gardens restaurant. After 3 amazing days the family were flown back to Luton airport where we met them and listened to all of their wonderful stories and memories made together.We would like to thank all of our supporters who help us to make dreams like this come true.THANK YOU❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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We only have 5 places left for our brand new event this year EXTREME ABSEIL, taking place on Saturday 27th April at the National Lift Tower in Northampton. This the largest abseil tower in the world at 418ft. If you can't make this date then we will be going back to do it all again on Saturday 17th August.Where: Northampton Abseiling Centre NN5 5FHAge: Minimum age is 12 years old, no maximum age.Weight: Maximum weight of 21.5 stone (310lbs)Sponsorship: We ask each participant to raise a minimum of £250 (£20 deposit required)Are you brave enough?If so then please book your place today by emailing info@wishes4kids.co.uk or calling us on 01162543491. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

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Fancy bouncing your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course?Wishes 4 Kids have places available in different locations all over the UK. You can choose any distance that you like, ranging from 2.5K - 15K. This is a fun event that can be enjoyed by all the family as children can take part from the age of 5 years old.If you are interested then please follow the link and click OPEN to access every location including as close as Coventry and Wolverhampton.runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/get-involvedIf you have any questions then do not hesitate to contact us on 01162543491 or email info@wishes4kids.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Wishes 4 Kids
Fancy bouncing your way through The World's BIGGEST and most EPIC Inflatable 5K Obstacle Course?Wishes 4 Kids have places available in different locations all over the UK. You can choose any distance that you like, ranging from 2.5K - 15K. This is a fun event that can be enjoyed by all the family as children can take part from the age of 5 years old.If you are interested then please follow the link and click OPEN to access every location including as close as Coventry and Wolverhampton.runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/get-involvedIf you have any questions then do not hesitate to contact us on 01162543491 or email info@wishes4kids.co.ukyoutu.be/xd8rUG4UxW8 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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RUN A MARATHON ABROAD.As well as having access to marathon's across the UK, we also have places available inPARIS: runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/paris-marathon/397840BARCELONA: runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/barcelona-marathon/128657AMSTERDAM:runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/amsterdam-marathon/668881Simply click the link and sign up today for an experience of a lifetime. Also our minimum fundraising target for each event is ONLY £500.If you want to discuss anything with us then please call 0116 2543491 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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RUN ALTON TOWERSStarting and finishing within Alton Towers Theme Park this is an event for the entire family. Open to all abilities, you can take on a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon and they even have their own kids race. All participants will receive a unique themed medal before enjoying FREE RIDE ACCESS in the park for the rest of the day.Registration has never been easier. Simply click runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/altontowersand sign you and your family up today.If you have any questions or need any help with anything then please contact us on 0116 2543491 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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Following on from yesterday's post we want to let you know of the most popular events that are available to us, should you and your family want to take part?RUN ALTON TOWERSStarting and finishing within Alton Towers Theme Park this is an event for the entire family. Open to all abilities, you can take on a 5k, 10k or Half Marathon and they even have their own kids race. All participants will receive a unique themed medal before enjoying FREE RIDE ACCESS in the park for the rest of the day.Registration has never been easier. Simply click runforcharity.com/wishes-4-kids/altontowersand sign you and your family up today.If you have any questions or need any help with anything then please contact us on 0116 2543491 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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EXCITING NEW EVENTS AVAILABLE - REGISTER YOURSELF TODAY!!!Wishes 4 Kids are delighted to partner with Run For Charity, allowing us access to hundreds of new events around the UK and overseas. You can find a list of the most popular events on our EVENTS page at www.wishes4kids.co.uk/events/(we have listed some of these below). You can also choose a region, to find an event close to you, ranging from 5km runs to full marathons and also obstacle races!!!! As well as all of this, we can now offer you events abroad such as the Paris Marathon, Amsterdam Marathon and Barcelona Marathon. If you have any questions about any events then contact our fundraising team on 0116 2543491 or email info@wishes4kids.co.ukPOPULAR EVENTSRun Alton Towers - includes free access to the park afterwards!!Leicester HalfLeicester 10KNorthampton 10KRobin Hood HalfGreat Birmingham HalfGreat Birmingham 10kParis MarathonRoyal ParksInflatable 5 K’s in multiple locations ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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FANCY A NEW CHALLENGE FOR 2024?Wishes 4 Kids have booked lots of exciting events for this year which include:BRIGHTON MARATHON -7TH APRILEXTREME ABSEIL - 27TH APRIL & 17TH AUGUSTTANDEM PARACHUTE JUMP - 10TH AUGUSTWe still have a few places remaining in the above events so if you would like to take part in any of these then do not miss out and contact us today on 01162543491 or email info@wishes4kids.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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We have booked an additional date for our Tandem Parachute event, as our initial date sold out very quickly. Our next event will take place on Saturday 10th August 2024 at Hinton Skydive Centre in Brackley.We have 24 places, all booked to take part in the morning. The minimum age to jump is 16 years old and the maximum weight limit, set by the skydive centre, is 15 stone.If you would like to take part then please contact us asap to secure you place. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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ALDI ASHBY 20 ROAD RACEWe have 2 places available for this year's Aldi Ashby 20 running race, which will take place on Sunday 17th March. This is an extremely popular event which sold out within 24 hours and there are no places available anywhere else!!!If you would like to take part and can raise a minimum of £150 then please email us at info@wishes4kids.co.uk or call 01162543491 to secure your place. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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BRIGHTON MARATHON - SUNDAY 7TH APRIL 2024Wishes 4 Kids have only 3 places available for the Brighton Marathon, taking place on Sunday 7th April 2024. General entries are now sold out!!This is a hugely popular event which starts in the heart of the City and finishes on Brighton's world-famous seafront. If you have always wanted to run a marathon and have never been able to get into London then why not run the Brighton Marathon instead? Remember, it is exactly the same distance and takes place only 2 weeks before London so you will be training at the same time of year!! Also, we ask each participant to raise a minimum of only £500 for this event!!Interested? Then please contact us on 0116 2543491 or email info@wishes4kids.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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ALDI ASHBY 20 ROAD RACEWishes 4 Kids have very kindly been offered 6 places for this year's Aldi Ashby 20 running race, which will take place on Sunday 17th March. This is an extremely popular event which sold out within 24 hours and there are no places available anywhere else!!!If you would like to take part and can raise a minimum of £150 then please email us at info@wishes4kids.co.uk or call 01162543491 to secure your place. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Wishes 4 Kids would like to thank everyone who bought tickets and came along to the annual Cosby Boxing Day Duck Race. This event is always so popular and gets bigger every year and it was amazing to see the amount of people who came out to cheer on their ducks. We would like to say a huge thank you to event organiser Gary Reeves for all of his hard work and for choosing Wishes 4 Kids as one of the benefitting charities from the event. An incredible £1500 was donated from the sales of the ducks and a further £104.71 was collected in donations from the general public. We would also like to say a special thank you to Lee Prichard who picked the winning duck and donated most of his winnings back to our Charity. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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The Wishes 4 Kids annual Christmas Pantomime was last Saturday at the Little Theatre and what an AMAZING afternoon we all had with our 'wish' children and their families. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at the Little Theatre for looking after us all and for their wonderful production of Puss In Boots which we all thoroughly enjoyed. We would like to thank Print2Stitch for donating this year's Christmas Sacks which were the best that we've ever had. Thank you to Trudie Seers and her team at DHL for the incredible donation of food and drinks. Thank you to Faye Whymant for donating Minions toys for the second year in a row and to Shoe Zone for their contribution of games. We are extremely grateful for all of these incredible donations which really do put a huge smile on all of the children's faces. Lastly, we would like to thank all of our brilliant volunteers who give up a lot of their own time to help make events like this so very special. The Christmas Pantomime is one of our favourite events of the year as we get to see so many fantastic families all at the same time and it is lovely to watch our Wishes 4 Kids family grow. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you all again in 2024.❤️❤️ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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The Archers Festive Tractor Run is only 4 days away, taking place on Sunday 17th December (please see photo for approximate timings). If you have never seen this before then we would strongly advise that you all come out and watch this spectacular show of hundreds of festive, fairy-lit tractors spreading lots of Christmas joy everywhere they go.We have been asked for volunteers to cover the Cosby and Whetstone area to collect any donations from the general public which will be equally split between the 4 charities. If you would like to join our team and volunteer then please contact us on 0116 2543491.Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Due to exceptionally high demand all 338 places at our Christmas Pantomime on Saturday the 16th of December are full. Can we please ask anyone that has been confirmed tickets, who cannot attend for any reason, to please let us know as soon as possible as we have a huge waiting list of families that can take these places. Thank you ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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Friends of Wishes 4 Kids have created this spectacular Santa's Grotto outside their house and anybody is welcome to go and visit. It is filled with lights and Christmas decorations and if you are lucky then you might just get to see Santa!!!!Any donations received will come directly to our Charity and we cannot thank our friends enough for choosing to support us.If you would like to visit this amazing Grotto then you will find them at Corcoran Close, Shepshed LE12 9UTThey are open every night up until Christmas Eve, with the exception of the 12th and 16th of December as Santa is busy!! ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago

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This year's Archers Festive Tractor Run will take place on Sunday 17th December starting at 4pm from Lutterworth (see photo for approximate timings). Come and enjoy a festive fleet of fairy-lit tractors taking to the streets of South Leicestershire, spreading Christmas joy everywhere they go whilst raising money for 4 fantastic Charity's. Wishes 4 Kids have been very kindly nominated as one of the benefitting Charity's this year and we are so grateful and extremely honoured to be part of such a wonderful event. The event organisers have created a 'GiveWheel' donating platform for anyone who would like to donate. All donations will be spilt equally between the 4 Charity's.www.givewheel.com/fundraising/1895/archers-festive-tractor-run-2023/ ... See MoreSee Less
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