Dreams Stories

Fulfilling a dream has a profound impact on the children and young people we work with, as well as their families, friends and carers. Here you can read some of these inspirational stories from children who have had their dream granted.

Maddie

In 2015, at just 20 years old Maddison had to deal with the difficult news that she had cancer.

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Matthew

4 year old Matthew's dream was to have a specialized travel bed so that he would be able to have sleep-overs at his Grandparents house.

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Billy-Ray

Billy-Ray

Eleven year old Billy-Ray wanted to have a holiday like the one he used to have with his Granddad. Billy-Ray has Cystic –Fibrosis and sadly lost his Granddad 2 years ago.

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Gregor

Gregor

“Thank you Dreams Come True for helping me meet Stampy. I liked his laugh. We played Minecraft, we fought on a big tree and I won!!! I was very, very happy!!!!!” Gregor

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Lauren

Lauren

Lauren has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma affecting her immune system. Having fallen in love with the history of Rome at school, Lauren’s dream was to go to Venice and experience this beautiful part of Italy.

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Jason

Jason

"Special thanks to Michelle, she is one wonderful human being. She has renewed my faith in humanity. She is patient understanding, everything I would wish for in someone who works with families with children with complex needs.  We are grateful making Jason’s trip possible. Thank you so much Dreams Come True.”

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Isabelle

Isabelle

Having severe learning difficulties mean communication is particularly hard for Isabelle. Isabelle is 14 and comes from Leeds. Her dream was to have a family holiday in Cornwall.

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Rodney and Lewis

Rodney

“I would like to thank you for making my son Rodney's dream come true.  He will cherish the moment he met Lewis Hamilton for the rest of his life.  Our family would also like to thank you for the special day you laid on for us; it has been one of the best days of our life,” Rodney’s Mum. 

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Summer

Summer

“We can't thank you enough! Summer was absolutely in her element and Michelle was lovely. Summer has been through so much lately but she enjoyed her dream so much that she’s now saying she wants to move Bournemouth! Thank you ever so much.” Kay, Summer’s Mum.

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Disneyland Paris Group Trip 2017

Disneyland, Paris Group Trip

On 28th June 2017, Dreams Come True had the great pleasure in taking some amazing children with their families to Disneyland, Paris.

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Harrison

Harrison

Having a form of bone cancer, Harrison has gone through long sessions of treatment and suffered many side effects. His favourite ban is Bowling for Soup and Dreams Come True were delighted to help organise a meet with the band for this lovely young man.

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Heidi

Heidi

21-year-old Heidi from Leicestershire wanted National Trust tickets so that she could go out with her family and see the wonderful places the National Trust had to offer. Heidi has Retts Syndrome, a complex genetic and neurological disorder.

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