WYWUAS

How It All Began

In 1989, I met a delightful little 4 year old girl Johanna who was very sick, but still managed a smile!

Johanna told me she would love to go to Florida to meet all her favourite characters, so I started fundraising for the family to have a trip of a lifetime, but sadly during this time Johanna's health deteriorated and her Wish could not be granted as this brave little girl passed away.

Meeting Johanna and her lovely family was inspirational and seeing all the heartache they went through, inspired me to start When You Wish Upon A Star in September 1990, so more sick children could have their magical Wish granted.

Thank you Johanna.

Barbara White OBE MinstF

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