Blessing in Disguise is a North West registered Children’s Charity based in Wigan, raising funds to provide essential equipment and a range of life enhancing experiences, planned activities for terminally ill and disabled children, promoting and providing social and recreational opportunities, enabling with special needs the freedom to enjoy treasured memories to share with family and loved ones.

February 12, 2018

Swim-Ability - pool assessment Monday 5th March 2018 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Swim-Ability - new sessions start Monday 12th March 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm block of 10 weeks swimming lessons

Blessing in Disguise is accepting applications for it's next 'Swim-Ability' funded swimming l...

July 28, 2016

Blessing in Disguise asked the community to nominate a child or young person with a life limiting illness or disability who had faced difficulties due to their condition and who they felt deserved a special place on the 'Santa in July' halfway to Christmas event.


July 9, 2016

Huge THANK YOU to all the staff from Murphy Group who hosted a family fun day and fundraiser event for all their North West staff and their families to raise funds for Blessing in Disguise.

Amongst some of the entertainment for the children was the fabulous Curious Crit...

June 22, 2016

Nominate a child or young person with a life limiting illness or disability

Nominations are welcome for those who may have been seriously ill, battling life threatening conditions over the last festive period or for whom enjoying Christmas in December is just not an opt...

May 22, 2016

Huge thank you to A L Silcock Fun Fairs, the man himself Arthur Silcock, all the ride operators, side stalls, catering vans, the Minnions, Wigan RL U19s Lads, St John Ambulance, (Ian and Nicola), our guest photographer (Mick), Murphys for arranging the toilets on site,...

April 15, 2016

Blessing in Disguise Children’s Charity and A.L. Silcock Fun Fairs Event

DW Stadium Sunday 22nd May 2016 - 10am to 12 noon

Contact us if you have a child or young adult with a disability or life limiting illness.  Office hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00 to 6pm, Friday 9am...

April 13, 2016

Gibson Hollyhomes Cycle For Eve - Blessing in Disguise would like to say a huge huge thank you to the truly awesome dedication from the team at Gibson Hollyhomes who have been fundraising for Blessing in Disguise by doing a Charity Cycle challenge for a continuous 48 h...

December 3, 2015

Blessing in Disguise - Wigan Reporter Press Photo 3rd December 2015 Christmas Party for disabled children and their famileis at The Bellingham Hotal & Spa

November 30, 2015

The Wish FM Toy Appeal 2015 has sponsored Blessing in Disguise to receive toys and gifts to distribute amongst its' children and young adults registered with them across the North West

November 26, 2015

Blessing in Disguise is 2 years old ! Happy Birthday to us!!

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