What is a Dream?

A dream offers hope for the future. It builds strength and resilience to fight another day. It helps stop a feeling of isolation. It provides something to make everyday life more bearable. Above all it inspires confidence, a sense of wellbeing and provides treasured family memories that last long after the dream has been granted. More info

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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 people who live with serious and life-limiting conditions. More info

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Do your own fundraising

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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Our Impact

90%

of the dreams we deliver are to families whom no other wish-granting organisation can help.

55,000

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

1,450

UK Postcode areas where we can receive referrals from health professionals in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.

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