Dreams

We inspire children to see beyond their immediate challenges and encourage them to follow their dreams and believe in themselves. 

We sponsor children to assist them in fulfilling their dreams within our remit of sports, music, performing arts and technology.   The sponsorship can be from learning to ride a horse, learning to play a guitar, to drama lessons as examples.

Here are a few dreams we have helped with:

Emma RaisonEmmas Acting Dream

Emma’s dream is “to be an actress” and above you can see her recent drama performance of ‘Bugsy Malone’.  Follow Your Dreams received an application to help fund her drama lessons and recently received the following message from Emma’s mum:  “Thank you so much again for your help, Emma is really enjoying her drama and gets so much out of it I think that the photograph shows how much Emma’s confidence has grown and we look forward to seeing a star in the making!            

Daisy HorseDaisys Olympic Dream

Daisy who lives in Cornwall dream is “to compete in the Olympics”.  Daisy is 9 years old and has been riding for just over a year and recently had a 1-2-1 training session with a Paralympic Equine Coach who was very positive about Daisy’s future in horse riding.  We are delighted to support Daisy’s riding lessons at the Calvert Trust and look forward to seeing her fulfill her dream!

 

Please note we are currently able to support children within our community fundraising areas i.e. South Wales, Bristol, Gloucester, Southampton, Birmingham, Manchester, Cirencester, Chippenham, Shepton Mallet, Salford, Bath, Clevedon, Trowbridge, Tewkesbury, Taunton, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield and Wigan.   If you live outside of these areas, please feel free to apply, and funds permitting we will try to help you. As we are a registered Charity we are unable to support requests outside of England and Wales.

 

Our waiting list is currently around 6-9 months, and may be longer depending on the complexity of the request.

 

To nominate a child or young person with a learning disability for a dream, please complete this nomination form. 

Nomination Form
Child Name:
Parent/Carers Name:
Address:
Town/City:
Postcode:
Tel:
Email:
Learning Disability:
Child's Dream:
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'Follow Your Dreams' Company No. 04673165. Registered in accordance with the Charities Act 1960. No 1106379 Registered Office. Gwynfa House, Main Road, Church Village, CF38 1RN