Project information

Wish Days Project

To enable us to allow children and their families time to experience activities they would normally be unable to do. This project will allow them to enjoy quality time and create lasting positive memories through sharing a holiday or a fun day out together.

October 2015 - October 2016

Charity information: Breathtakers OB Trust

Breathtakers OB Trust
  • Need


    A survey we carried out showed that 67% of OB families never have a holiday or break due to financial constraints of caring for a sick child, one parent usually having to give up work.


    By financially assisting with a family holiday, short break or a simple wish day that the child & family request. This will then allow the children and their families time to enjoy quality time and create lasting positive memories.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To allow children and their families time to experience quality time and positive memories


    » - Family Holidays
    » -Days out to Theme Parks & Zoos
    » - Pamper Days

    Success will be from the feedback we receive from the children and families concerned. Being able to successfully provide a child's wish for a day.

  • Impact


    The project will ease some of the financial constraints OB families have by providing a holiday or short break for them and their children. Long term it will have provided positive memories. We will demonstrate the success of this project by monitoring the feedback we receive from these families.


    There is a risk that some of these children become too poorly to sustain a holiday. Some of our children are oxygen dependent and even on the lung transplant list. We would deal with this by providing a wish day to cater for the child's health.


    Funders of this project will receive a monthly email report on the project detailing the ongoing and forthcoming activities that have been supported.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £4,000 Holidays Providing 5 Holidays (5 days or short breaks)
      £1,000 Wish Day Providing 10 Wish Days to Theme Parks, Zoos, Hair & Beauty Salons.
  • Background


    Breathtakers OB Trust will provide this project to OB families all over the UK including Newcastle, Birmingham, Rotherham, Nottingham,, Sheffield, Leceister and Hampshire.


    Families throughout the UK affected by OB. These families will have the opportunity to share quality time together that they would not normally be able to provide financially.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Breathtakers OB Trust is the only UK charity that supports these children. We have been successful in helping several families with a short break or wish day and wish to continue providing this project into 2014.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Lynne Thompson

    Lynne (Trustee) and founder in 2008 after her own daughter was diagnosed with the devastating disease. Her knowledge will be key in delivering our aim