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Shine’s specialist health advisors provide emotional support to parents-to-be following a diagnosis of anencephaly & after the loss of their baby. 

5th November 2021 Anencephaly Awareness Balloon Race.


The Citi Belfast Virtual Balloon race is open to all staff and their family members.


The Citi Belfast Virtual Balloon Race supporting Spina Bifida Awareness Week 25th October to 1st November

Shine’s aim is to engage, empower and enable all our members to have better lives by helping them to share with others their personal experiences of life with spina bifida.

1st October 2021 Spina Bifida Awareness Balloon Race

Shine provides specialist advice and information to professionals working in healthcare and education.

September 4th Professional Support - Medical & Education

Shine’s Health Development Team are vital to our approach to supporting our members during the current crisis. 

1st August 2021 Health Advice Service Appeal Balloon Race

Shine’s Support & Development Workers are key to realising the proactive approach we are taking in ensuring our members stay safe and well throughout this pandemic.  

3rd July 2021 Shine’s Support & Development Workers

Shine supports thousands of adults living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

1st June 2021 Adult Support Balloon Race

Shine’s Folic for Life programme focuses on raising awareness of the benefits of introducing and encouraging the habitual supplementation of folic acid into daily routines. 

1st May 2021 Go Folic Balloon Race!!

Our teenage support programme covers a wide a range of support for young people and their families/carers

1st March 2021Shine's Balloon Race for Teenage Support Programme