Tag Archive: fundraising

Training going well for Gemma and Katharine’s 100km charity walk

March 5, 2014 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Training going well for Gemma and Katharine’s 100km charity walk

IMG_1646We’re always honoured to hear about any fundraising efforts for the charity and this week is no different!

Gemma Williams and Katharine Williams have sent us an update on how their training is going for the gruelling 100km walk they are planning to do this year, all in aid of Dreams & Wishes. Read More →

Nel and Leanne take part in Christmas Day Swim for Dreams & Wishes

January 2, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments Off on Nel and Leanne take part in Christmas Day Swim for Dreams & Wishes

Nel and LeanneWhile everyone was tucking in to their Christmas dinner’s on the 25th December, Nel Giess and her auntie Leanne Walker were taking part in the annual Porthcawl Charity Swim.

In memory of her brother, Macsen, who was Dreams & Wishes’ first Young Ambassador, Nel wanted to do something that would honour her brother as well as raise money for the charity. Read More →

Dreams & Wishes would like to invite you to their Masquerade Ball…

December 2, 2013 9:32 am | Comments Off on Dreams & Wishes would like to invite you to their Masquerade Ball…

Join us for our first fundraising event of 2014 as we hold our first ‘Masquerade Ball’. Find all the details of how to get your tickets below and we hope to see you there!!

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Jaime Millard tackles Tough Mudder for Dreams & Wishes

November 8, 2013 11:07 am | Comments Off on Jaime Millard tackles Tough Mudder for Dreams & Wishes

tough-mudder-smallA huge thank you must go out to Jaime Millard and his team for their amazing contribution they have made to the charity this year.

Gym owner Jaime and his team have pushed themselves all in aid of the charity took part in a Tough Mudder event, one of the toughest events on the planet.

The grueling assault course saw the team make their way along the 25 obstacles, including ice baths, electrocution, cage crawling and tyre dragging, except the team went further by completing the 15 mile long course 3 times over. Read More →

Fullcircle begin their climb!

October 14, 2013 10:18 am | Comments Off on Fullcircle begin their climb!

IMG_6429_smallThe day has finally come for the brave team from Fullcircle Facilities Management to begin their journey to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Team leaders Marc Eckley and John Harris and their team set off from the Celtic Manor yesterday to travel the thousands of miles to the start line in Tanzania. Read More →

Golfing for Charity

September 27, 2013 2:11 pm | Comments Off on Golfing for Charity

A cheque of over £260 has been donated to the charity following a fantastic golf event hosted by Milsted Langdon Accountants.

Dreams & Wishes is honoured to have been chosen as the beneficiary of the ‘Heads and Tails’ game at Milsted Langdon Golf Finals Event.  Read More →

Nathan Stephens’ Grandma Flies for Charity

September 26, 2013 12:23 pm | Comments Off on Nathan Stephens’ Grandma Flies for Charity

Dreams & Wishes ambassador Nathan Stephens has made his charity effort a family affair as his Grandma has taken on her own fundraising event.

Joan Saunders, Grandma of 3 recently decided to mark her 80th birthday in style by paragliding from a 3000 meter mountain whilst on holiday in Austria.

Originally organised as a bet with her son, Joan was determined to take part in the adrenaline filled stunt as long as the funds raised from the bet went to Dreams & Wishes. Read More →

Daz White’s Fundraising Story – In Memory of Macsen Giess

September 26, 2013 11:41 am | Comments Off on Daz White’s Fundraising Story – In Memory of Macsen Giess

DazWhiteWe’ve have been supported by some fantastic people over the years and one of the most notable ones so far is Daz White. Over the last year, RAF physical trainer Daz has lead a team of men to complete some amazing physical challenges, all in aid of raising money and awareness for Dreams & Wishes. Read More →

Daz White and friends complete charity Red Arrow Jet Pull

September 9, 2013 9:05 am | Comments Off on Daz White and friends complete charity Red Arrow Jet Pull

image2Darren White and his team have completed some amazing challenges over the last few months, all in honour of Dreams & Wishes. This weekend marked the final challenge, as Darren, Lee Seville and Chris Annetts pulled a Red Arrow jet 130m along the runway at RAF Scampton.

Darren was inspired to support the charity after Dreams & Wishes worked closely with Darren’s relative Macsen Geiss, one of the first Young Ambassadors for the charity, and his family throughout his illness. Read More →