What we do

We enable children and young people with serious or life-limiting conditions from disadvantaged backgrounds to feel the long-term impact of having a dream fulfilled. We are passionate about empowering and supporting those who might not even consider having a dream come true. More info

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Author: Tom Hunt

Free Gift in Wills Guide

Download our Free Gifts in Wills Guide that's packed with useful information to help you make an informed choice, and a little more about why a gift in your Will makes such a difference to seriously ill children and young people long into their futures.

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Author: Tom Hunt

Who we support

We make dreams come true for children and young people with life-limiting and serious illnesses living in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities as we believe that every child has the fundamental right to dream. More info

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Author: Tom Hunt

Get Involved

If you're looking to help fulfil the dreams of children with serious and life-limiting conditions, then fundraising is one of the best ways to do it. We have plenty of ways for you to get involved! More info

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The need

It is estimated that there are more than 30,000 children and young people living in the areas of highest deprivation all of whom qualify for and deserve to have a Dream Come True...

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Author: Tom Hunt

Make a referral

We only accept referrals from medical, healthcare, or social care professionals.  Applications are on a first come first served basis, to ensure that no child is waiting too long for delivery of their dream.

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Author: Tom Hunt

Making a difference

100%

Of the dreams we deliver are to those living in the most disadvantaged communities in the UK

1000

The number of Dreams we aim to make come true each year by 2025

30,000

The number of children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions in the UK

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