Latest News from Wendy about Dreams and Wishes

Cardiff Life Award

Dreams and Wishes are thrilled that they have been nominated for a ‘Cardiff Life Award’ to be held at the City Hall, Cardiff, hosted by the legend, Nigel Owens MBE. Mr Tony Curtis MBE and Wendy Hobbs, Ambassador, are delighted to be attending the Cardiff Life Awards Finalist’s and Sponsors Reception, and the ceremony next month on behalf of all of the volunteers.

JAYNE PIERSON, awarding winning fashion designer.

The charity are thrilled that Jayne Pierson, award-winning fashion designer, will be designing and hosting an exclusive fashion show for the charity to raise funds for seriously ill children and their families.

‘Making the Diff’ Radio Station

Wendy Hobbs, Ambassador, is being interviewed on ‘Making the Diff’ in February, an award-winning radio station, to talk about the wonderful work of Dreams and Wishes Charity.

‘Beautiful Smiles’

Wendy Hobbs, Ambassador, is now heading, ‘Beautiful Smiles’ to remember the beautiful smiles on the faces of our angels.  The charity are going to be working closely with the parents and are arranging to plant a ‘Celebration of Life Tree’ in order to honour the memory of the children who have passed, holding services, and making blankets from the children’s clothes.

Dreams and Wishes Events

The charity is especially proud of the events that we recently arranged. For example, we took a coach full of children and their families to the World Wrestling Entertainment, Disney on Ice, Kidzania, and the Harry Potter Studios, which were very popular with the children and their families.

SPONSORED RALLY

Rory Collingbourne, Ambassador, and Racing Driver, entered a sponsored rally with his car painted in the Dreams and Wishes colour and logo, and successfully drove it across Europe and raised thousands of pounds for the charity.  He posted some amazing pictures at interesting landmarks on social media which helped to spread the message and make our logo more recognisable. Rory also races a Lamborghini with the Dreams and Wishes logo on the car, and he has arranged the full VIP treatment for seriously ill children and their families at Brands Hatch and Silverstone.

TUI

The charity were delighted that the staff at TUI (Thomsons) voted for us to be their chosen charity for the third year running. The staff held a wonderful Christmas party at Cardiff Airport with air stewards, and the pilots for the children and their families.

SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WALES

Dreams and Wishes Charity were delighted that the Secretary of State for Wales released a statement.

“Dreams and Wishes is a fantastic charity dedicated to making the dreams and wishes of severely ill children come true. It was a genuine honour to meet some of the children supported by the charity in wales on a visit to the House of Commons and 10 Downing Street today, where they were given gifts by Father Christmas. At this time of year especially, I believe we should provide as much support as we can to charities like Dreams and wishes who not only provide vital support throughout a child’s illness but also help families build happy memories by granting lifelong wishes.’

JAYNE PIERSON – Award-Winning Welsh Fashion Designer

“Dreams and Wishes is a wonderful charity that helps to make the dreams and wishes of seriously ill children and their families come true. It was an honour to support their Christmas event, and to design and auction a bespoke piece to help grant more happy memories to families going through a very difficult time. I am looking forward to working more closely with the charity, and hosting an exclusive fashion show in Cardiff to help raise funds, and to highlight all of their amazing work. To be able to help very sick children, and to create life-long happy memories for families would mean the world to me.”