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.

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.  

The winner’s charity single is now available to download and the CD single will be available in stores on Tuesday 15 December.

Simon Cowell says, “I have worked with these inspirational charities for many years and I’m delighted that The X Factor winner’s single sales will help families who are going through such unimaginably difficult times. In 2015, raising funds for hospice care is more important than ever. The money we raise will make a real difference.”

Barbara Gelb, CEO of Together for Short Lives adds, “We are so pleased for Louisa and want to congratulate them on winning this year’s X Factor. Forever Young is a fabulous winner’s charity single and Louisa’s talent will be a real boost to single sales. By buying The X Factor winner’s single you will be helping children with life-shortening conditions and their families get the round the clock care they desperately need. The money raised will support a range of extraordinary children’s palliative care services right across the UK delivering incredible support and lifeline care to children with short lives.” 

Peter Newman, chief executive Dreams Come True said,  "We are delighted that the money raised from the single sales will go to help si many children in the UK" 

Simco Limited will donate 100% of its profits from the sale of each CD and download and in respect of all streaming in the UK and the Republic of Ireland to be shared equally by Together for Short Lives, registered charity no. 1144022 and Shooting Star Chase, registered charity no. 1042495. This donation will be at least £1 for each CD sold in the UK and at least 20p for each download sold in the UK.

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For further information about Dreams Come True please contact:

About Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True is a national children’s charity serving the whole of the UK. Our mission is simply to make dreams come true for children with serious and life-limiting conditions.

Over the last 25 years we have brought happiness and joy to more than five thousand children as well as their family and carers.

Our Vision:

That every child or young person with a serious or life-limiting condition has the opportunity to fulfil a dream.

Registered as a Charity in England and Wales (800248) and in Scotland (SC043878)

www.dreamscometrue.uk.com

www.Facebook.com/Dreamer654

https://twitter.com/DCT_Charity

For further information please contact Claire or Sian at Bright Bee on behalf of Dreams Come True:

Dreamscometrue@brightbeepr.co.uk //+44 (0) 208 819 3170 

Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives is the leading charity for UK children’s palliative care. We support those who help, love and care for children and young people who are unlikely to reach adulthood. We work with children’s hospices and a range of other services across the country to ensure that every child, young person and their family has the best possible care and support whenever and wherever they need it. From the moment of diagnosis, for whatever life holds, we help to ensure families make the most of their precious time together.

For further information about Together for Short Lives, case studies, spokespeople and images, please contact:

Myra Johnson

DL 0117 910 2469 | M 07775336460 |

E myra.johnson@togetherforshortlives.org.uk

Visit www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk for more information.

Follow Together for Short Lives on Twitter www.twitter.com/Tog4ShortLives

Like Together for Short Lives on Facebook at www.facebook.com/togetherforshortlives

 

 

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Author: Hannah Attenburrow

Date: 14/12/2015

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