One of the four charities the National Children of Wales Awards is supporting is the Dreams & Wishes charity.
Dreams & Wishes is dedicated to helping seriously ill children by making their dreams and wishes come true. Established in 2011, the charity has been working with families across the UK to provide vital support throughout the child’s illness, as well as helping to build happy memories by granting lifelong wishes.
Fighting life-threatening and long-term illnesses is heart-breaking for both a child and their support network. The National Children of Wales Awards aims to raise money for Dreams & Wishes to help support the children and their families to make wonderful and long-lasting memories, even at the most difficult times of their lives.
The charity understands that every child is unique with their own dreams and wishes, so their aim is to make sure that every child they work with, is able to fulfil their dreams – no matter what they are. Whether some children want to meet their favourite TV stars, fly in a helicopter, visit Legoland or to have their own playhouse – Dreams & Wishes help to make this happen.
Wendy Hobbs, Business Ambassador for Dreams & Wishes charity, said:
“Dreams & Wishes, an award-winning charity, are absolutely delighted to be part of the prestigious National Children of Wales Awards that honours inspirational children. The volunteer-based charity began in 2011 and is unique in that every penny raised with no deductions grants the dreams and wishes of seriously ill children and their families.
“These amazing awards will highlight the great work of our wonderful team of volunteers, shine a bright light on the courage and bravery of the children that we support, and help us to put plenty more beautiful smiles on faces.”