Jayne's Blog

Dreaming I can still run!

Date: 12/10/2017 Author: Chris Tags: Fundraising

Corporate development manager Chris heads to the Great South Run.

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Our volunteers raise awareness of, and access to, our work.

Date: 10/10/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Volunteering

Dreams Come True is thrilled to have been granted £9,850 from the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All – Scotland programme, to grow our Volunteer Dreams Network in Scotland.

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Your spare change could make dreams come true

Date: 10/10/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Corporate ,Fundraising

We are partnered with Pennies through our corporate partnership with Virgin Holidays. Pennies are the digital charity box.

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Hopes and Dreams Ball raises money for Dreams

Date: 09/10/2017 Author: Sue Tags: Events,Fundraising

Hopes and Dreams charity event brings glamour to the Alton Maltings.

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Watch our BBC Lifeline Appeal

Date: 09/10/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams,Fundraising,Power of Dreams

Did you catch us on BBC1's Lifeline Appeal with Fern Britton Sunday? If not, you can watch it again on BBC2 this Wednesday 11th October at 1pm, or on BBC iPlayer.

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One tough ocean row, two tough Grandads

Date: 05/10/2017 Tags: Fundraising

In December 2018, Neil Young and Peter Ketley will attempt to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic.

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A magical place to run

Date: 29/09/2017 Author: Claire Tags: Fundraising,Volunteering

On Thursday 21st September 2017 a team of us headed out to France to complete the Disneyland Paris Bibbidi-bopidi-boo challenge. The challenge is a series of runs including a 5k, 10k and half marathon over just three days. People who know me, I am not a natural runner and spent most my school days avoiding the cross country field.

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Dance troupe raises funds to help more local dreams come

Date: 25/09/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Fundraising,Volunteering

Inverkip dance group the L J Dance Troupe have raised £725 for the local Dreams Come True Inverclyde charity to help more local dreams come true.

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Thank you Lottery for helping build our volunteer program

Date: 08/09/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Volunteering,Trusts and Foundations

Dreams Come True would like to say a huge thanks to the Big Lottery Fund Wales for their recent grant to support the Dreams Come True volunteering programme in Wales.

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Fundraisers who Face their Biggest Fears

Date: 06/09/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Events,Fundraising

Our superstar fundraisers are not only consistent in their fundraising efforts, but also willing to face their biggest fears whilst working for a cause they deeply care about.

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Impressions from his Incredible Solo Swim

Date: 31/08/2017 Author: Hannah Tags: Events,Fundraising

Last week Chris Astill-Smith completed the incredible challenge of swimming across the English Channel in just 11 hours and 43 minutes

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Running for dreams, for my son

Date: 21/08/2017 Author: Ian Tags: Fundraising

As part of the fundraising for Matthew’s dream and as my role as a volunteer with the charity it felt only right that I should get as involved as possible to both raise funds and the profile of Dreams Come True, so the local 10k which is held annually seemed like the perfect opportunity.

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