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All of us know that the time will come for us to take our last breath …. yet many people decide to make their last days on earth wonderful … by doing something they have always longed to do.

I hope you will like this collection of last wish stories, some funny, some unusual, some loving, so let’s start here

Death is the only certainty of life, yet we avoid talking about it at all costs. A decision which, conscious or otherwise, leads to additional suffering for all parties when the time comes.

Every year, the Ambulance Wish Foundation holds the Best of York Festival. It's a great day for all the family with live music, games and crafts. And, the money raised helps fulfil amazing final wishes for those nearing the end of life. Due to Covid, the 2020 Festival had to be postponed, but we hope to announce the new venue and date very soon!

We are now asking for your help to raise money to hold the festival, as our usual fundraisers had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. We want to make our next festival the biggest and best yet in order to give the community something to look forward to after many difficult months, and to raise further funds for our charity.

From 25/10/20, you can support us for FREE if you live in the York area through the Co-op Local Community Fund. Simply sign up for a Co-op card and selecting the Ambulance Wish Foundation as your charity when you log in online. Every time you scan your card, the Co-op will make a donation to us on your behalf.
You can also donate directly at

Please help us provide for the community by showing your support. We hope to see you all soon!

When I was asked to write a piece about my involvement with the Ambulance Wish Foundation for their ‘24 Days of Christmas’, I didn’t give it a second thought. Of course I would!

I have taken part in two extraordinary sporting challenges to raise money for the AWF and have also volunteered for several wishes. So where do I start?

Today is world dream day!

A global initiative aimed at helping the world reach its full potential. We are a global movement supporting dreamers to move forward with their dreams and by doing so make the world a better place. Our values align to this at Ambulance Wish, where we support those who are terminally ill and non-mobile to make their dreams come true.

#DreamItForward #WorldDreamDay #MakeAWish #AmbulanceWishRocks

Want to support the Ambulance Wish Foundation but you're unsure where to start? This post summarises some of the easiest ways you can support us and help us grow as a charity!

We know this year has been tough, so we want to help you to help us. As well as donating there is a lot that you can do to help us without spending money. Read on for more details.

Last Thursday we carried out a wonderful wish at Tropical World!

Read on to find out more..

Virtual Reality Wishes - what does that mean?

Here we explain some of the research and why we want to get involved in the world of Virtual Reality.

#virtualreality #palliativecare #innovation #healthcare

These wall decor DIY projects are unique, inexpensive, and the best part? You can make them this weekend with your own two hands!

#AmbulanceWish #DIYprojects #ArtsAndCrafts

AWF Mascot Tina the Bear and AWF Logo. Lockdown 2. Stay safe and warm and check in on your loved ones

As we head into another lockdown, here is an update from AWF and some reassurance that we can all get through this (again)!

#AmbulanceWish #CommunitySpirit #LocalGiving

It's easy to get stuck in a rut with breakfast, but it's important to start your day right with a burst of flavour and a boost of nutrition.

#AmbulanceWish #Breakfast #Health #HealthyEating

Could you be the newest addition to the Ambulance Wish Foundation team? We are looking for a new Volunteer Fundraising Manager to join us!

Follow this link to register your interest:

Herbalism is a natural approach for treating illness and ailments. Learn how to use herbalism to grow your own wellbeing, strength and spirituality from your very own kitchen windowsill!

#AmbulanceWish #Wellbeing #Herbalism #GrowYourOwn 

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Ambulance Wish Foundation
First Floor
Unit 8, Marsden Park
Clifton Moor
York, YO30 4WX
Tel: (01904) 530053

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