About The Dream Factory

with help from you

we make dreams come true

The Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and/or severe disabilities.
 

Brightening lives. Encouraging hope.

with help from you

we make dreams come true

The Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and/or severe disabilities.
 

Brightening lives. Encouraging hope.

677 Dreams granted to date

Ladies, get ready to strut your stuff!

Be entertained by the one-and-only Scarlet Diamonte, drag diva extraordinaire — all in aid of The Dream Factory.

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Beyond Proud of our Marathon Runners

Congratulations to both Mitchell Goldie and Ross Ritchie for completing The London Marathon 2024.  You both trained so hard and raised thousands for The Dream Factory. What an amazing day.  Thank you to everyone who supported both Mitchell and Ross and have helped more dreams come true

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Our Sunny Easter Egg Trail

The sun was out for the Easter Egg Trail held in Chingford.  We are delighted that over £5,000 was raised for The Dream Factory. Guests included  our Patrons  Michael Watson MBE and Sir Iain Duncan Smith and the Waltham Forest Mayor.  Our Ambassadors,  Hope, Aiden, Our Sunny Easter Egg Trail

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Remy – Our New Ambassador

We are delighted to announce our new Ambassador Remy aged nine.  Remy was inspired to become an Ambassador for The Dream Factory after watching his sisters Cerys and Imogen, also Ambassadors, raise funds in their local community 

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T’s Dream

Sixteen year old T was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is having treatment at UCLH.
T loves new technology and patiently waited for his dream for an Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max to be granted.
T loves his new phone and learning new things it can do all the time. 
Due to publicity restrictions T’s personal details cannot be shared.

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Vicki Michelle MBE

 Listen to our Patron Vicki Michelle talk about The Dream Factory https://youtu.be/xHNxhEVf8pw

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Jacob’s Dream

The World of Boxing and Drum and Bass come together to send a very special message to a brave and inspirational young man Jacob. Please watch the video until the end.

This is Jacob’s story:
Jacob’s path in life has been marked by bravery from the very beginning. In 2019, at the tender age of 19, he joined the army with boundless determination. Stationed in Cyprus with his battalion 1PWRR, Jacob embraced every moment, seizing opportunities to live life to its fullest.

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D’s Dream

D is seventeen  years old and was diagnosed with leukaemia.  Due to the intense treatment, she requires long periods of isolation and stays at home.  D’s dream  was for a PS5 and a large TV to play games.

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Ermir’s Dream

Five year old Ermir was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is currently undergoing Chemotherapy.  Ermir has also been diagnosed with ASD and Weavers Syndrome.

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Easter Egg Trail

Come and have some fun at The Easter Egg Trail on Easter Saturday 30th March 12 noon – 4 pm at Ridgeway Park, Old Church Road, E4 6RS . Read more to buy tickets with funds raised for The Dream Factory

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Kids Inc Nurseries chooses The Dream Factory

We are delighted to announce that Kids Inc Nurseries, a leading provider of childcare services in and around the M25 area, has named The Dream Factory as their chosen charity for 2024.

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Zach’s Dream

Fifteen year old Zach was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (a type of cancer that starts in the bones).
Zach wanted a Gaming Laptop to  distract him from hospital appointments and treatment.
The Dream Factory would like to thank  Redhouse Computers  for helping us make this dream come true

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Harvey’s Dream

Fourteen year old Harvey was diagnosed with Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy. Harvey is a full time wheelchair user and requires personal one to one care. Harvey is also non-verbal.

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New Trustee and Acting Treasurer

We at The Dream Factory are very proud and excited to announce, we have  a new Trustee and acting Treasurer,  who has a wealth of experience,  Mr Tom Burton:

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Freya’s Dream

Seventeen  year old Freya wanted a really special dream for her 18th Birthday. Freya wanted to travel to Amsterdam with her friends.
Freya was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma of the right femur with lung nodules (cancer has spread to the lungs).

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Musa’s Dream

Fifteen year old Musa was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and has been admitted into hospital due to becoming unwell.
Musa’s nurses contacted The Dream Factory and asked us to grant his dream for a Apple MacBook.

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Max’s Dream

17 year old Max was diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and had to undergo chemotherapy.  In 2022 when Max was diagnosed he became very unwell and was admitted to intensive care until he was stable enough to start treatment.

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The Pink Tie Club Chooses The Dream Factory

We are delighted to announce that the Pink Tie Club have chosen The Dream Factory as their charity of the year.  Thank you to everyone at the Pink Tie Club for your ongoing support and help making more dreams come true.

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Donate your unwanted Clothes

It’s that time of year to switch your clothes from summer to winter and have a clear out. You can support The Dream Factory and declutter your wardrobe at the some time by donating your clothes to reDonate. Every month reDonate makes a donation to The Dream Factory – this month they donated over £900.

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Our Patron Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP at  our Ladies Fundraising Lunch  November 2023

Our Ambassadors singing Sweet Caroline at our Ambassadors Lunch in January 2023

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