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Supporting Sudden Death In Children & Young Adults
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2 Wish Upon A Star provides bereavement support for families who have suddenly and traumatically lost a child or young adult aged 25 years and under.

Emphasis is on bereavement support for parents after losing their child suddenly and traumatically

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Working with SW Police

Detective Superintendent Ceri Hughes of South Wales Police explains how working with 2 Wish Upon A Star has better equipped officers to support families after a sudden bereavement.

Working with NHS Wales to support bereaved parents

Steffan Simpson & Emily Jones of University Hospital Wales explain how NHS Wales have improved their support for bereaved parents with the help of 2 Wish Upon A Star.

Supporting Organ Donation Wales

Lisa Morgan, a specialist Organ Donation Nurse talks about how the invaluable support 2 Wish Upon A Star provides has helped organ donor families no longer feel alone in their grief.

Taryn Watkins

April the 8th 2015 started as just another day. Little did we know when we got up that morning that it would end up as the worst day of our lives and a day no parent should ever have to face.

That evening our beloved youngest daughter, Taryn Hope passed away suddenly and the bottom literally fell out of our world. We were left at Prince Charles Hospital in utter disbelief at wh

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Peter Baldwin

On 6th January 2015 we experienced every parents worst nightmare. We lost our darling boy, Peter.

Peter had just turned 13 and celebrated Christmas, a normally fit and healthy boy, he was suffering with a chest infection that was unknowingly to us masking undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes (a non-preventable autoimmune disease that can be fatal if not caught early enough).

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Conner Marshall

'Life goes on', simple words of a tattoo on Conner’s arm, that now have such an enormous meaning to our family and friends.

March 12th 2015 is the horrible day that is forever etched in our minds, deep in our memories and so very sad. Our eldest, handsome and caring Conner was only 18 when he was tragically and unexpectedly taken from us.

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2 Wish on 2 Wheels

More than 120 amateur cyclists made a gruelling journey across the breadth of Wales to raise vital funds for a bereavement charity.

The sixth annual event, now known as 2 Wish on 2 Wheels...

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Development Bank of Wales Tour de Cymru

A team of intrepid cyclists cycled from Cardiff to Wrexham to raise money and awareness for our charity.

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Wales Air Ambulance

Our founder, Rhian was invited along to the Wales Air Ambulance base in Cardiff.

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Little Ball of Hope

Little Ball of Hope

September 1st 2018

Our 2018 Hollywood themed Little Ball of Hope takes place at the prestigious Celtic Manor Resort. This fantastic event is a central part of our annual fundraising efforts. It raises much needed funding to help sudden

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2 Wish on 2 Wheels

Every year since 2012 we have organised a cycling event, previously known as Wickets and Wheels, and now called 2 Wish on 2 Wheels, which has become our most successful fundraiser.

Over 250 cyclists participate in a fantastic 1 or 2-day cycling challenge covering up to 120 miles, for all abilities through the fantastic backdrop of our beloved homeland.

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Family Run Day

Race Day

September 9th 2018

Join in the fun at our annual race day at Llandow race circuit.

It will include a fancy dress elephant dash for the under 7's a shorter family run of 2k and a 5k run for the serious family members.

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