July 28th Charity Update

A charity update from our CEO, Richard Ashton. Read more

Virtual Marathon Majors Launched!

Get fit, have fun or compete at the highest levels. Our Virtual Marathon Majors have something for everyone! Read more

April 30th Charity Update

It is without doubt that COVID-19 is a once in a lifetime event and our thoughts are with everyone, especially our Dreams Families at this incredibly difficult time. Read more

Be Kind Virtual Run

We've teamed up with Breaking Strain Events who are organising a 31 day virtual run for to help raise money for dreams! 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

JustGiving - Pay with Bank transfer

Brilliant news - it is now even easier to make a direct donation to Dreams Come True Charity through JustGiving when you are on the go or don’t happen to have your card details to hand. Read more

Dream Mum's Orlando Blog

Finding our Esme had been accepted for the group trip to Orlando really was a dream come true. We are a family of big Disney fans and even when times got hard I promised Esme she would go to Disney world one day. That day came. From the moment we arrived at Gatwick hotel Esme and indeed ourselves were treated like royalty. Read more

Christmas Support from Fast Labels

Fast Labels is one of the UK’s leading label printers. They have some of the most technologically advanced equipment in the country. Head over to their site for high-resolution printing, free UK delivery and a re-print or refund guarantee. Read more

A Christmas Party at the “finest toy store in the world”

We are once again; hosting a Christmas Party for Dream families at the world-renowned Hamleys Toy Store in London. Read more

Tips to make the most of Running this Summer

By deciding to run for a us, you are not only contributing to their donations, but you are also investing in your physical health and well-being. Running is a great way to help improve your cardiovascular fitness as well as your mental health. Read more

Dream Dive 2019

To celebrate 30 years of making dreams come true, we are organising a tandem skydive from airfields across the UK. We have limited spaces available, so don't miss out! Sign up today to join us on the 6th of October for #DreamDiveDay Read more

Remembering Zoe Barnes

Zoe was a Dream Co-ordinator at the charity from 2004 to 2013.  During that time, she helped many children and young people over the years fulfil their dreams. Read more

Volunteers' Week 2019

We have so many incredible people who volunteer their time to support us. It's because of our volunteers are we're able to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults with serious and life-limiting conditions. Read more

Five ways in which Volunteering is good for Mental health

As well as making a massive difference in the lives of others, volunteering has some wonderful wide ranging positives for the volunteer, which range from health to career benefits, and can be a truly rewarding experience. We explore five of them. Read more

World Poetry Day 2019

Twenty year old Hannah suffers from an array of conditions that dramatically affect her life. Last year, Dreams Come True gave Hannah an embroidery machine so that she could make personalised medication bags for others struggling with health conditions. Hannah also draws on her own illness and disability through poetry. Read more

World Down Syndrome Day 2019

Today marks World Down Syndrome Day in a bid to raise awareness for the condition that affects approximately 40,000 people in the UK. Read more

Waitrose Community Matters

We are thrilled to feature in the Waitrose Community Matters online programme from 01 March to 31 May 2019. Community Matters is the longest running scheme of its kind. Over the last ten years, Waitrose has donated over £30 million to over 100,000 local community causes. Read more

Dreams Come True receives a transformative £1 million grant from The Kentown Wizard Foundation

We are thrilled to announce that Dreams Come True has received a £1 million grant from The Kentown Wizard Foundation. This incredible grant will help extend the charity’s reach to seriously ill children and young people in areas of deprivation. Read more

Rowing Grandads Beat Atlantic Record

Two grandfathers with a combined age of 123 have become the oldest pair to row across the Atlantic Ocean. Read more

£15k grant received from The Childwick Trust

We are pleased to receive £15,000 from The Childwick Trust to help deliver the dreams of up to seven children from the South East who are on our waiting list, to be fulfilled by December 2020. Read more

February Quiz and Raffle Nights

A huge thank you to our long term supporters, Louisa Rippon, Angela Kirby and Sarah Kiveal, who raised an astonishing £12,115 during their quiz, raffle and auction on 05 February at All Star Lanes in London. Read more

Bethany take’s on a Skydive in Memory of her brother Lewis

Bethany wanted to honour the memory of her brother, Lewis, who died earlier this year after a long battle with cancer. She decided to do a skydive on what would have been Lewis's 21st birthday this year and at the same time overcome her fear of flying and heights. Read more