The freedom to dream big is not something all of us have the luxury of
Dreams transform lives. It is not always clear how, but they do. When someone’s life is transformed, they are no longer the person they used to be. They can do new things, scale new heights, reach new horizons.
20/07/2017 | News
10-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy takes on challenge of a lifetime
10-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy takes on challenge of a lifetime, learning to skate for the All-Star UK Ice Hockey charity weekend
Mia, who relies on a wheelchair due to the fatigue brought on by her condition, is learning to skate in a year-long challenge, raising more than £6,000 for children’s charity Dreams Come True
18/07/2017 | News
Dreams Come True - Annual Review
Dreams Come True - Annual Review
04/07/2017 | News
Dreams Come True’s Inaugural Dreams and Dreamers Charity Gala Raises over 125,000 pounds
Last night, guests at the Dreams and Dreamers Charity gala rubbed shoulders with waxwork stars from Barak Obama to David and Victoria Beckham. The gala hosted Dreams Come True’s Royal Patron, HRH Princess Michael of Kent.
31/03/2017 | News
Dreams awarded a grant from the People's Postcode Lottery
Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entireley by players of the People's Postcode Lottery.
19/01/2017 | News
Dreams awarded 200,000 pounds by 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!
12/01/2017 | News
Mia receives the Diana Award for her fundraising and campaigning
Dream child Mia Thorne is an inspirational young lady and one of the youngest people to receive the Diana award. Mia received the award in recognition of her campaigning for disability rights within Wales.
20/12/2016 | News
Palliative care charities on the brink of state funding crisis
Statutory funding for children’s hospices and palliative care charities in England is falling, according to findings released today by national charities, Together for Short Lives and Hospice UK. Local authority funding has been cut dramatically, with an average reduction of 61% as reported by children’s palliative care charities. And the picture for adult palliative care is also worrying: ...
05/12/2016 | News
Our PhD researcher heads to paediatric palliative care congress in Rome
The 16th November marks the start of Rome’s third congress of paediatric palliative care. This conference brings together researchers in the field from around the world to discuss some of the most important issues affecting children and young people with life threatening conditions around the world.
16/11/2016 | News
We are proud to support the #IAmAble campaign
We are proud to support the #IAmAble campaign, working with the DM Thomas Foundation.
26/10/2016 | News
Children’s palliative care nurses needed to bridge care gap
There are more than 50,000 children and young people in the UK who are expected to have short lives and the number is rising.
21/09/2016 | News
Becoming Lucy Watts MBE - My Day At Buckingham Palace
My name is Lucy Watts MBE, I'm 22 years old and I have a life-shortening presentation of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome with multiple organ failure, numerous complications and many secondary conditions, which mean I'm fed TPN via a permanent line into my heart, through which most medications are also administered, meaning I'm hooked up to one or more pumps for at least 21 hours every day, and I have ot...
24/06/2016 | News
POP Airline Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Opens Today
POP airline announces its new reward-based crowd funding. First 7000 Gold Pass investors to have their name on air-craft belly of POP's fleet
01/06/2016 | News
Seriously ill children face a postcode lottery of support
The majority of children in England with life-shortening conditions , and their families, are being short changed and ignored, a survey by UK children's charity Together for Short Lives has found.
30/05/2016 | News
EDS Awareness media alert
Can you name a disease that can affect 95 per cent of the body?
12/05/2016 | News
Annual Review 2015
Our 20-15 annual review
09/04/2016 | News
Dreams Come True appoint Dr Jane White as medical advisor.
In her role as medical advisor and quality ambassador, Jane will be supporting our goals to deliver dreams to the highest standards and to afford our families the upmost care, respect and dignity in everything we do.
06/04/2016 | News
1 in 4 children applying to charity Dreams Come True suffer from rare diseases
26/02/2016 | News
Dreams Come True awarded Lottery funding to establish a new Volunteer Network
11/02/2016 | News
Rare Disease Day
2016 marks the ninth year that the international rare disease community celebrates Rare Disease Day. This year’s theme is ‘the patient voice’ with the slogan ‘join us in making the voice of rare diseases heard’
13/01/2016 | News
Dreams Come True to benefit from Louisa’s 2015 X Factor winner’s single
Louisa was crowned winner of The X Factor 2015 on Sunday 13 December. The X Factor winner’s single will be in aid of Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase. As members of Together for Short Lives Dreams Come True will benefit from some of the proceeds from the single.
14/12/2015 | News
How do you capture the power of a dream?
Issued from the 7th International Cardiff Conference on Paediatric Palliative Care
How do you capture the power of a dream?
15/07/2015 | News
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15/06/2015 | News
Inverclyde’s wonder fundraising girl does it again for Dreams Come True
Local fundraiser Amy Shearer from Notre Dame High school in Greenock has just gone and done it again in her continuing fundraising activities for the children’s charity Dreams Come True
09/03/2015 | News
Laura Hamilton to support Dream Tea campaign
Television presenter and mum Laura Hamilton to support children's charity, Dreams Come True’s annual fundraising campaign Dream Tea 2015
06/03/2015 | News
A catch up with cyclist, Lucy Garner
Paul Jones at the Leicester Mercury caught up with Professional cyclist and Dreams Come True ambassador Lucy Garner; I’ve also really enjoyed becoming involved with Dreams Come True as an ambassador for the charity. As a professional sportswoman, I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to follow my own dreams, and I understand the importance of that for all children.
27/02/2015 | News
Change young lives with a cuppa
Dream Tea 2015: 15th - 21st June
24/02/2015 | News
Softcat pledge to support Dreams Come True for another year
02/02/2015 | News
Malcolm and Edgcumbes blend a special brew
Tea and coffee expert, Edgcumbes, along with tea consultant Malcolm Ferris Lay, has created a special tea blend for national children’s charity, Dreams Come True, in aid of its annual fundraising campaign, the Dream Tea.
01/01/2015 | News
Art at Cowdray Park
A group of Chichester-based artists are raising money from Dreams Come True this weekend with a pop-up gallery at Cowdray Park
04/12/2014 | News
Run with Rob on Boxing Day
We're calling for everyone – from the young, the old, families, individuals, cyclists, gymnasts to amateur and professional runners to join MarathonManUK Rob Young, on Boxing Day, as he continues his quest to run at least one marathon a day for a year to raise funds for children’s charities.
12/11/2014 | News
Three ambassadors head to the Commonwealth Games
We are incredibly excited and proud to announce that three of our ambassadors will be competing at the Commonwealth Games on 23rd July to 3rd August 2014.
22/07/2014 | News
Applegreen UK announce Dreams Come True as their Charity Partner 2014
Petrogas launch the Applegreen Charitable Fund in the UK in support of Dreams Come True
13/05/2014 | News
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