News Archive


Our Volunteer Hero Linda Reilly

Linda Reilly is a volunteer dream maker who has supported The Dream Factory since its inception.

She has some very precious memories to share.

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Help us reach our target

To date we have granted a wonderful 491 Dreams. But we’re sure we can do better than that! Please help us reach the big 500…

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Our Volunteer Hero Annabel Lawrenson

We are so grateful for the voluntary work that Annabel Lawrenson has been doing, especially during the Covid19 pandemic.  We have chosen her to be our Volunteer Hero of the Week and would like to share with you all Annabel’s story…

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Many Thanks to Our Fundraisers

We would like to say Thank You to everyone who joined in the Crumpled Horn pub quiz on Friday night, raising a fantastic £228 👏🏻

Also we send a massive Thank You to our Ambassador Josh Mills and his wonderful football team Harlow Belgrade FC who raised a huge £540 following a golf tournament organised by Josh at Epping Golf Course.

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Family Reunion Photograph’s

While we are slowly easing out of lockdown, Amanda Hall is able to offer doorstep photo shoots. A great way to keep a memory of the weird and strange time we are living in…

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Stay safe with a beautiful face mask from Art Bugs

Art Bugs is selling face masks in aid of The Dream Factory. Their face masks  are reversible and are available in many different designs…

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Chat with the Spirit Queen

Let It Glow Events Princess Parties  will be video calling their fan all day on Sunday 28th June for a minimum £10 donation to The Dream Factory…

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Dream Factory Volunteer Heroes

Hi, my name is Jonathan Joyce and I am a Dream Factory volunteer.  Back in 2009, I qualified as a hypnotherapist and I decided to do some promotional work and booked a spot at a fete in a school in Loughton, Essex…

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Ilford Record: Dream Factory asking for help

News item 2nd June 2020 – Ilford Recorder

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Abridge Cake Sale

A huge thank you to Hazel Moore, all the cake makers and the community of Abridge for such a successful weekend selling cakes… and raising a whooping £1370…

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Peter Digwa’s Birthday Fundraiser

CEO of RGB Direct Electrical Superstore, Peter Digwa last week turned seventy and kindly setup a Just Giving  page for friends and family to donate to, instead of giving gifts.  Peter has raised over £1286.00 for The Dream Factory so far,  which is truly amazing and will go towards fulfilling many more dreams.

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Sally – Our New Trustee

We are delighted to announce that we have a new Trustee, at The Dream Factory,  Sally Potter.

Until recently Sally worked as Office Manager, supporting  Avril Mills and The Dream Team.

Sally will make a very good Trustee, with her first hand knowledge of how we work.  Sally has previously brought in many new supporters, and was also a volunteer, for fundraising events and functions.

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