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The freedom to dream big is not something all of us have the luxury of

Date: 20/07/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Corporate ,Fundraising,Power of Dreams

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.

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10-year-old girl with Cerebral Palsy takes on challenge of a lifetime

Date: 18/07/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Dreams,Fundraising,Volunteering,Power of Dreams

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

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Dreams Come True - Annual Review

Date: 04/07/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Corporate ,Dreams,Events,Fundraising,Volunteering,Power of Dreams

Dreams Come True - Annual Review

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HRH at Dreams and Dreamers Gala

Dreams Come True’s Inaugural Dreams and Dreamers Charity Gala Raises over 125,000 pounds

Date: 31/03/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Corporate ,Fundraising

Last night, guests at the Dreams and Dreamers Charity gala rubbed shoulders with waxwork stars from Barak Obama to David and Victoria Beckham.

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Dreams awarded a grant from the People's Postcode Lottery

Date: 19/01/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Fundraising,Volunteering,Trusts and Foundations

Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of the People's Postcode Lottery.

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Dreams awarded 200,000 pounds by The Kentown Wizard Foundation

Date: 12/01/2017 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Fundraising,Trusts and Foundations

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!

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Mia receives the Diana Award for her fundraising and campaigning

Date: 20/12/2016 Author: Amy Simpkins Tags: Fundraising,Volunteering,Power of Dreams

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.

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Palliative care charities on the brink of state funding crisis

Date: 05/12/2016 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Industry

Statutory funding for children’s hospices and palliative care charities in England is falling, according to findings released today by national charities,

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Our PhD researcher heads to paediatric palliative care congress in Rome

Date: 16/11/2016 Author: Amy Simpkins Tags: Power of Dreams,Industry

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.

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We are proud to support the #IAmAble campaign

Date: 26/10/2016 Author: Amy Simpkins Tags: Industry

We are proud to support the #IAmAble campaign, working with the DM Thomas Foundation.

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together for short lives

Children’s palliative care nurses needed to bridge care gap

Date: 21/09/2016 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Industry

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.

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Becoming Lucy Watts MBE - My Day At Buckingham Palace

Date: 24/06/2016 Author: Lucy Watts Tags: Dreams,Power of Dreams,Industry

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 other bags and tubes necessary for my survival.

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