We are very grateful for the partnership support we recieve and would like to thank all of the Trusts and Foundations that support us, as well as the Peoples Postcode Lottery. Details regarding a couple of our existing partnerships are set out below.
If you would like to learn more about these ways or ways in which you can get involved, please contact Juliet Collier.
The Kans and Kandy Charitable Trust
“We support Dreams Come True because of the direct benefits that a dream has shown to have on the lives of seriously ill children and young people. From the children we have supported we know that a dream helps with confidence and self-esteem, mobility and independence, and learning and communications skills. They also bring relief, respite and positive memories for children and their whole families. Despite being a small charity, Dreams Come True has a huge impact.” ~ Ian Marley, TrusteeThe Kans and Kandy Charitable Trust began supporting Dreams Come True in 2013. They have funded a range of different dreams for children living with conditions including Down’s Syndrome, Spina Biffida, Global Developmental Delay and muscular dystrophy. The dreams have included holidays and equipment dreams.
The Peoples Postcode Lottery
Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entireley by players of the People's Postcode Lottery. Our project recevied £15,000 from the trust to develop our volunteering program as described below.
The grant from the People’s Post Code Lottery will enable us to expand the recently established volunteer programme. This funding will increase and enhance opportunities for us to broaden our volunteer support throughout England.
It will involve promoting volunteering opportunities; recruiting new volunteers; and providing volunteers with the necessary training and support.
The Kentown Wizard Foundation
We’re delighted to have been supported by The Kentown Wizard Foundation, a charity which focuses on children and young adults who are living with a serious illness or disability, with an incredible donation of £200,000!
The Foundation, set up in 2015 by philanthropist Ken Townsley from Blackpool, has donated the money to us to which will help us fulfil 80 personal dreams for children and young people.
Our CEO Peter Newman said “The grant will make such a huge difference to the lives of all the children and young people whose dreams it fulfils and to their families as well. It was lovely to spend time with Margaret and to learn more about the vision of the founder, Ken Townley, and the Trustees."