We exist to make dreams come true

What is a Dream?

Whether it's meeting one of your biggest idols, taking a trip to Disney World to see your favourite characters or going on an animal-spotting safari, every single one of us has a dream.

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How do I volunteer?

Without our incredible volunteers, we wouldn’t be able to fulfil any of the dreams of the children and young adults who live with serious and life-limiting conditions.

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What can I do?

If you're looking to help fulfil the dreams of children and young adults with serious and life-limiting conditions, fundraising by taking part in Dreams Come True events and challenges.

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Our Impact

6,300

fulfilled dreams

£539,000

fundraised in 2018

16,000

marathon runners

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Latest news

  • Easter Egg Competition

    We are launching an Easter egg decorating competition. The rules are very simple and if you win, you will receive a chocolatey treat in time for Easter! Read more

  • COVID-19 and Dreams Come True

    We are deeply concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on our beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and loved ones. Read more

  • Coronavirus Update Events and Challenges

    We are sorry to confirm that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the 2020 London Marathon has been postponed. Currently, the new date for the London Marathon is Sunday the 4th of October 2020, with other events and challenges most likely to be affected. Read more

Latest events

  • Kilimanjaro

    Its snow-capped summit rises high above the dusty African plains; huge permanent glaciers flow down from the summit, spectacular views and beautiful ice formations are the reward for pushing our limits both physically and mentally on this, the mightiest of charity challenges. Read more

  • Tokyo Marathon

    Run one of the most unique marathons. Starting in 2007, the Tokyo Marathon is a IAAF Gold Label marathon and one of the six World Marathon Majors.  Read more

  • Arctic Trek Challenge

    On this unique challenge you will head to Rovaniemi in Finland and spend three days trekking into the Arctic Circle. After a training weekend with Breaking Strain Events (BSE), as well as several briefing evenings and a good amount of training, you will be ready for the challenge, however, always be ready for the unexpected.  Read more