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  • Lunch with Ann Sherry- Photos Online

    Another sensational event! A big thank you to Ann Sherry, Peter Overton and Amanda Keller for giving up their time to make dreams come true and, of course, thank you to all of our sensational corporate supporters who have come together for the third consecutive year! See more

  • Our All-American Intern- Ashleigh

    I miss coming into the office everyday with Cam greeting me along with everyones warm smiles, these women because my abroad mothers, my moms away from mom. See more

  • A Hamilton Hide-away

    Trish had only been married for a year when she received her cancer diagnosis.

    “I have managed to have fun in spite of cancer because of the love and support from my husband.” See more

  • An Aerobatic Joy Flight

    Last week our 73 year old Dreamer Ewald has taken the adventure to new heights with an aerobatic joy flight- ducking and diving above Lake Macquarie. See more

  • A Night of Lights

    Let’s hope the rain holds out for our Dreamer Mark who’s spending the night at Sydney’s Vivid Light Show with his adoring children. See more

  • Jodie has taken to the skies

    Dreams have taken Jodie to the sky with a helicopter ride overlooking the 12 Apostles. See more

  • The Amazing Emily

    I have a passion for medicine and working with people, and was drawn to the amazing goals and spirits of Dreams2Live4. See more

  • TGIF Sydney 2019- Photos Online

    What an extraordinary day! We are so grateful to all the powerful, generous women who attended this year’s TGIF Ladies Lunch. See more

  • Are you a Community Hero?

    BECOME A COMMUNITY HERO  We are so grateful to the amazing and inspiring people who help us make dreams come true by raising funds for Dreasm2Live4. Whether you’re dedicating your event to someone you love or for the cause- there is no wrong reason to make dreams come true! Follow the easy steps below and […]

  • A Whale of a Time

    Our Dreamer Victoria, Tori for short, has spent the past 25 years longing to swim with the Humpback whales. See more

  • An Anchor In The Making

    “After going through numerous surgeries, hospital stays, treatments and side effects, I thought I would never see this day. I was overwhelmed as I read my name out loud to close the news.” See more

  • A Honeymoon Worth Waiting For

    In March 1989, when two newlyweds set off in their car, a category 5 cyclone stood between them and their Tasmanian honeymoon. 30 years later, our Dreamer Anne-Maree and her husband have finally received the long awaited honeymoon they both deserve. See more

  • A New Addition To The Family

    Four years ago, our dreamer, Kylie, welcomed a puppy into her home. Little Maisie has become so much more than a distraction from the grueling treatment of chemo. She has become part of the family- bringing joy and life to them when they needed her most. See more

  • Order your Tamburlaine Organic Wines and support D2L4

    The Dream Team are excited to continue our partnership with Tamburlaine Organic Wines- Australia’s largest organic wines producer!

  • Talk About A Dream Come True…

    Remember our dreamer Andrew whose dream it was to travel to the top end of Australia to hook a barramundi. Well he caught six. Yes six! Talk about a dream come true!See more

  • The Rabbitohs #1 fan

    Stephen is a lifelong South Sydney Rabbitohs fan – in fact, he was a ball boy for the Rabbitohs when he was a young boy. See more

  • Our Community Hero, Sam, has smashed his $5000 fundraising goal!

    There’s 1 month to go until our Community Hero, Sam Collins, will be running for Dreams in honour of his friend and nursing colleague, Michelle Murray who has sadly had a relapse of breast cancer.

  • BECOME A COMMUNITY HERO

    We are so grateful to the amazing and inspiring people who help us make dreams come true by raising funds for Dreams2Live4. Raise funds in the name of someone you love or for the cause- there is no wrong reason to make dreams come true! Follow the easy steps below and get the ball rolling for an event of your own!

  • Lace up for our Dreamers!

    70,000 people will run, hop, skip, and walk their way from Hyde Park, Sydney to the most spectacular finish line in the world at Bondi Beach- make the miles count by becoming one of our Community Heroes and dedicating your run to the dreams of metastatic cancer patients. See more

  • A Beachhouse Holiday

    Immersed in the beautiful Salamander Bay, Catherine and her family were given the safe haven they needed, untouched by treatments and tests. Having time away from the struggles of her diagnosis has meant so much to our Dreamer and her loving family. See more

  • Maria’s Big Moment

    The second our Dreamer Maria stepped off the plane at 12,000 feet, “it was like as if time has stopped for all of us,” her friend, Dominique, writes. See more

  • A Man’s Best Friend

    They say a dog is a man’s best friend – and what a friend Picko has become for our Dreamer Steven. See more

  • Metal Head

    “I first discovered Metallica in the very early 90’s, watching an episode of the popular music program Rage as a young lad. Their song entitled ‘Enter Sandman’ came on and instantly, I was hooked,” our dreamer, Glen, says. See more

  • Nicole and her Little Monkey

    “Due to my diagnosis, my little monkey has spent more time in a hospital in his short life than most adults. My dream now is to treat my son to an experience he will always remember,” Nicole writes. See more

  • A Honeymoon Long Overdue

    In March 1989, our dreamer Anne-Maree married the love of her life. See more

  • Grab the Gang and bowl4dreams

    Have fun with family, friends and work mates. Host a barefoot bowling get-together this October and make dreams come true for cancer patients. See more

  • Lunch with Ann Sherry Sold Out!

    On the 14th of June, our corporate guests are invited to lunch with us to talk about the wonderful dreams coming true and our vision for the future! See more

  • Running for Dreams

    “In May 2019 I will be running my first Ultra Marathon – a 50km race in the Blue Mountains at the Ultra Trail Australia (UTA) running festival.”
    Sam is raising money in honour of his friend and nursing colleague, Michelle Murray, who is supported by Dreams2Live4. See more

  • An Artist in her Element

    When our dreamer Sally received her diagnosis in 2014 her “whole world caved in”. Sally’s dream was to chase the ‘creative ambience’ of Melbourne with her best friend Jo, who has been by her side since their days teaching at Inala West State School. See more

  • Swimming with the Crocodiles

    “I am stoked that “Dreams2Live4 are helping me achieve a Bucket List dream of swimming and diving with a salt water crocodile for my 52nd birthday”. See more

  • A Holiday Escape

    Our dreamer Teena is a 44 year old single mum who means the world to her 3 kids. “Just like a lot of women my age, I still feel like I’m in my twenties. Well, I did until I was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2016.” See more

  • A Well-Deserved Break

    “Battling brain cancer for 15 months really takes its toll on your body and mental state. Coming to the end of my treatment phase, I began dreaming of taking my partner away to the Gold Coast for a well- deserved break,” says our dreamer Matthew. See more

  • A Fisherman’s Dream

    As an avid fisherman, Andrew’s dream has always been to catch an ever-elusive barramundi. Since childhood he has yearned to travel up North to fish the top end of Australia.
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  • Aunty Kez

    “I have never been fortunate enough to have my own children and for my entire life my family and the children have been the centre of my universe, the reason I get out of bed each day even when my future doesn’t look as bright as it used to”. See more

  • Grandad’s Day Out

    When our dreamer Arthur was diagnosed with lung cancer, he made the heartbreaking decision to not go ahead with radiation treatment.
    “I would rather spend my time left with my family and especially my grandchildren who I completely adore.” See more

  • A letter of Courage From Hamilton

    When treatment kept our dreamer Jayne from seeing the work of Lin Manuel Miranda in Hamilton, live, it became her dream to have it brought to her! See more

  • Island Life

    For the past nine years, Claire’s life has been dictated by cancer. Her dream was to put cancer and medical visits aside for her dream to swim with dolphins. See more

  • Derby Day Fun

    Our dreamer Margaret has attended the Spring Carnival in Melbourne for the past 24 years. While she and her best friend Kim have always made their own fun standing in the queue for the races, they dream of turning up with a little more flare…See more

  • Craig’s Bucket List

    “Life is too short to be anything but happy”. See more

  • Anesha’s Dream-job

    When our dream-maker Louise first met Anesha at Chris O’Brian Hospital- her condition was critical.
    “…leaning up against her hospital bed- she looked so weak. I didn’t know if she had the strength to stand, let alone to dream. ” See more

  • A Last Wish

    Carmen’s dream was simple- to see the beach for the last time.
    When her daughter Tatiana contacted Dreams2Live4 last week, Carmen was in palliative care and time was critical. See more

  • Coming Home

    “It was so good to have time where you are not worrying about the effects of chemo.” In the past 21 years of marriage to his wife Lesley-Anne, our dreamer, Malcolm has built a family and a life that many can only dream of. See more

  • Save the Date

    Reminding us that a sense of adventure is never truly lost, this week our dreamer Lynne has spent precious time with her husband on a holiday that she “could never have imagined”. See more

  • A Little Bit of Heaven

    In November 2017, our dreamer Mandy first received the news that the hardest days were coming. A diagnosis of a rare and aggressive form of blood cancer stopped her in her tracks. The future promised with her loving husband and 2 young boys became uncertain. See more

  • A Passion that Never Fades

    Chris has received some horrible, gut-wrenching news: a metastatic cancer diagnosis. But throughout his gruelling treatment, Chris’ love of cricket has remained as strong as ever! See more

  • Loving Naomi

    Before we embark into another new year, and another journey, the team behind Dreams2Live4 urge you to reflect on what matters most. Our dreamer, Naomi, is so much more than a patient. To her four young children and loving husband- she is everything. See more

  • A fighting Spirit

    For a girl far out West, the Big City was a dream in itself. From afar she imagined the adventures it holds, and a pace that finally matched her own. See more

  • To the Skies

    Scribbled in the back of a notebook or in an absent minded thought, everyone has their Bucket List. While we may take it out to edit or admire every few years, it takes the bravest version of ourselves to reach for the chance it holds. See more

  • It’s All Relative

    The bond between family lies in the choice to love one another through every triumph and misstep. They are the reason our dreamer does not fear for ‘what if’.See more

  • Before Everything Changed

    One day 2 years ago, our dreamer Nathan kissed his fiancé and baby goodbye and padded up to play a game of cricket. He left, not knowing it would be the last day before everything changed. See more

  • A Loving Heart

    Someone once said that a loving heart is the beginning of everything. When we met our dreamer, Tanisha, we knew that her story did not start and will not end with her diagnosis. See more

  • Forever 19

    She lost more than many do in a lifetime by the age of 19 and, still, she did not hesitate to smile. See more

  • Life after Love

    Two years ago, Annette and her partner Tom were planning their future together. This was before Annette was diagnosed with metastasized breast cancer. 3 months by her side through treatment and Tom, too, received his fatal diagnosis. See more

  • More than just a patient

    Before we embark into another new year, and another journey, the team behind Dreams2Live4 urge you to reflect on what matters most. See more

  • Puppy Love

    One story that has warmed the hearts of all who’ve heard it is Jennilee’s. Our dreamer has welcomed a new member of the family into her heart. See more

  • Anna- The Hardworker with a Big Heart

    I was motivated to volunteer at Dreams2Live4 because of the wonderful work and difference the make to peoples lives who are in a very difficult situation. I like that it is a personal dream and the power of choice is given back to the dreamer. See more

  • Young Again

    For the past 12 years, Glenn and Heather have lived as many couples do- working every chance they get and striving for that holiday that always seems out of reach. The difference is that they have done this while battling against Glenn’s cancer diagnosis.See more

  • New Life Gives New Hope

    This weekend our dreamer, Jennilee, will be picking up her long-awaited pup. Even before meeting, this 12-week old pug has brought joy to Jennilee’s life. See more

  • Communication and Marketing Co-Ordinator- Kathryn

    I have spent the last 2 years studying Communications and Journalism at University learning how to write a story. Never in that time had I known what it was like to be truly moved by one. See more

  • A Touch of Glamour

    Glamour is a word that is not often heard in the walls of a cancer ward, but for Annisha it sums up her dream to be a News Anchor for a day. See more

  • Rest and Recovery

    It is in the nature of an illness to build its walls around our dreamers out of treatments, diets, and time. No one can know this more than its patient and our dreamer, Tracy, who has dared to believe that there is another definition of what it means to be well. See more

  • Tanya and Her Little Family

    She has a husband who adores her and children to raise. In the midst of life for this family, cancer has stopped them in their tracks. See more

  • Medicine for the Soul

    For Belinda who has dedicated her life to others as a nurse, a friend and, most importantly, as a mother, our dreamer lives to make memories with her kids and for her kids. See more

  • A Friendship Worth Fighting For

    Alison’s world was thrown out of orbit when she was diagnosed with cancer. Everything that once seemed so sure faltered, including the future she planned that now seemed out of reach. Everything, that is, except for the friends and family who surround her. See more

  • Channel 9

    Channel 9 are not only incredible financial supporters of DreamsLive4, but they have also helped give us much needed publicity and support at our various fundraising events. See more

  • Dreams2Live4 at St Vincents, Darlinghurst

    We are thrilled to launch the Dreams2Live4 in-house program at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney including The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, Sacred Heart Hospice, St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney – fully funded by St Vincent’s Private Hospital, reflecting their dedicated commitment to patient-centred care. See dreams already happening

  • Roar and Snore on the Sydney Skyline

    Amid the calls of animals that should be sleeping, our dreamer, Rowena, and her family will share their memories in the making. Seeking a touch of magic amidst the devastation of cancer, this family are looking forward to their night at Taronga Zoo’s Roar and Snore. See more

  • Marvelous Milan

    We were incredibly lucky to have Milan as part of our team in October. All the way from Boston University, she brought a great spirit with her. She was a pleasure to have in our office! We all benefited from her intelligence and positivity. Hear about her experience with Dreams…See more

  • Aunty Kez

    Aunty Kez’s dream is to spend time with her family. But they all have busy lives. So she has come up with a very precious dream.See more

  • At a Later Date

    In September 2017 Angus and I got married. We had the most beautiful wedding in the welsh countryside surrounded by friends and family from both hemispheres. In November everything changed when I had an abnormal Pap smear.See more

  • “Waikiki here we come!” Dreams2Live4 Christmas Raffle and the winning ticket is…

    Ticket number 139 has won a Luxury Escape in Waikiki. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who entered and made dreams come true this Christmas for cancer patients.

  • Christmas Raffle 2018

    Prize inclusions: Inclusions valid for two adults (max. room capacity is four people. Please see ‘Fine Print’ for details) An upgraded room with stunning ocean views Up to two children aged 12 and under stay for free, including full Club benefits Full Voyager 47 Club benefits: Daily breakfast in the premium surrounds of the Voyager […]

  • The First and The Last

    “To have what will be the first, and the last, family holiday away would mean the world to me.”See more

  • Music and Mates

    Joshua is passionate about 2 things. Music and his mates. He is now working with Dream Maker Annabel to create a dream which celebrates both.See more

  • One More Holiday

    “As with most families these days we were always putting off a holiday and now find ourselves wishing we had done it sooner. I guess you never really think something like this will happen to you. See more

  • Yearns to be “Selfish”

    This single mum’s dream came as a shock to her. For the first time – in a long time – she yearns to be “selfish”.See more

  • Beautiful Lasting Memories

    Kirsten and her family have always been drawn to the ocean. And now, more than ever, Kirsten yearns to be by the sea with her young family. “My main objective in life is to make beautiful lasting memories for them.”See more

  • The Chance to Breathe

    34 year-old Ryan just wants to the chance to take what he calls ‘a breathe’ with his wife. With a 2 ½ year old and a 4 month old this young couple have fought hard to not let Ryan’s terrifying cancer diagnosis tear their world apart. See more

  • To Stop and Smell the Tulips

    “I’m so excited about how Dreams2live4 can organise a trip that I have always wanted to do but it was never achieved. Being diagnosed with metastatic cancer has devastated my family. It’s been a roller coaster. My husband, children, family and friends have been my rock.See more

  • After 40 years…

    56 year- old Brett has shared his life with his partner Susan for more than 40 years, raising 2 children and 4 grand-children. Blessed with love the couple had always planned to get married but there was never the time or the money – life just seemed to get in the way.See more

  • A Musical Thank You

    “I had been living alone and they have graciously put their lives on hold to take me into their home and support me during my illness and what is left of my life. I would love to be able to give back to them in some small way.”See more

  • A Weekend in Karibu

    “It was so nice and relaxing, we are pretty sure it was almost perfect for her.” Naomi yearned to spend precious time with her grandchildren and children, Her dream came true in house called Karibu. See more

  • First Man Movie Fundraiser

    One of our amazing Dreamers reached out to give back and make more dreams come true. With your support Joy was able to put on her First Man Movie Fundraiser for Dreams2Live4 at Eaglehawk, Victoria. For tickets and information

  • Home for the Holiday

    After months of treatment and confined to the hospice, 36 year old Joshua had one dream – to go home to his Mum and Dads at Empire Bay. But to do this would require specialised home care. See more

  • To Create Mummy Magic

    A big part of being a Mum is helping to make your children’s dreams come true. Cancer has stripped so much from this family but our Dreamer will not let it take away her chance to still create mummy magic. See more

  • A Whole New World of Adventures

    The physical disabilities caused by brain cancer meant 23 year-old Bradley became socially isolated. Then he discovered video gaming. See more

  • His dream was to be together again

    The family were grieving. Forced to live apart. Phil had been in the hospice for four weeks. With his wife Cyndi sleeping in the chair next to his hospital bed, their teenage daughters were left to run the house – the eldest studying for her HSC. The family were desperate to be together again. Phil’s dream was to escape from the ward and share some normal, family fun. See more

  • A Honeymoon at Last

    Tracey has always put her family first. She has raised all of her grandchildren and now her husband. After 39 years of marriage, Tracey and Peter have never been able to celebrate their honeymoon.See more

  • A Supercar Dream!

    His dream was to drive a supercar with his wife by his side and the open road in front of him. With the help of some very special people our Dreamer Francis made his dream come true. Not with just one supercar – he drove 6 of them! See more

  • Fathers Day Raffle 2018

    The lucky winner of our Father’s Day Raffle is Dan Neader Ticket Nbr 76. Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket. A dream comes true every 48 hours across Australia. With every raffle ticket bought and fundraiser attended – you are making dreams come true for cancer patients.

  • Tough Mudder Sydney

    Get Ready for Tough Mudder Sydney! This is the only time you will be able to play in the mud as an adult and the best part of it all you can do it while helping us make dreams come true for adults with cancer. by See more

  • The House by the Lake

    The family were grieving. Forced to live apart. Phil had been in the hospice for four weeks. With his wife Cyndi sleeping in the chair next to his hospital bed, their teenage daughters were left to run the house. The family were desperate to be together again. See more

  • TGIF Brisbane 2018 – The love, the laughter, the kindness overflowed!

    What an inspiring and wonderful day. This room full of powerful, big- hearted women made the day such an incredible success. The money raised will bring so many smiles to cancer patients doing it tough!

  • Tough Mudder Melbourne

    Get Ready for Tough Mudder Melbourne! Are you ready to show off your amazing skills and help dreams come true? See more

  • Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival

    What combines a swim with gorgeous views, a refreshing bike ride, and a beautiful walk? A triathlon! See more

  • Melbourne’s Premier Running Festival

    Will that be you this October? Take part in Melbourne’s premier running festival and help to make a difference on 14 October 2018. See more

  • A Dream to celebrate their love

    Brad’s life is his family. Throughout his devastating diagnosis and ongoing battle with cancer, Brad’s thoughts have been for his girls. Brad’s dream is to renew their wedding vows on their 16th wedding anniversary. See more

  • Fine Print for Fathers Day Raffle 2018

    Fine Print Does not include airfares. Valid for travel until 30 June 2019 (bookings must be made before 31 May 2019). Blackout Dates: Not valid for travel on: 24 December 2018 – 5 January 2019 Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night, applies and is payable at time of booking. for some dates between 15 July […]

  • “So I can call Kristy my wife”

    His dream was to marry the love of his life. She has been by his side throughout gruelling cancer treatments. Dream Maker Louise snapped this photo as the words “You may kiss the Bride” were said. Read their love story

  • She said yes!

    Two years ago Connor was on top of the world – working in the ski fields and falling in love. A cancer diagnosis changed everything. But Connor has been making big plans” See more

  • Cassie – Hit the ground running

    Meet our intern Cassie all the way from the USA. Cassie chose to intern at Dreams2Live4 because helping others is one of her greatest passions. Cassie hit the ground running at Dreams2Live4 as we were preparing for a major event and it was all hands on deck! See more

  • Capturing Beauty and Love

    Kopu wanted to capture the love between her and her sisters. . “Now the quiet beauty, strength and love of this woman and her family can be treasured forever…” See more

  • You Can Only Take So Many Hits

    “When the social worker told us about Dreams2Live4, Anthony broke down in tears. It meant so much to him – the opportunity to forget about leukaemia…” See more

  • At the end of the day what is life without happiness?

    “I hate it when you can’t get to sleep. I don’t know if I’m sick of being in hospital or if I’m too excited for this extra long weekend and week’s honeymoon with my beautiful wife. So much to be happy about with my life at the moment. I feel sorry for anyone who isn’t […]

  • “To feel part of the world again”

    “I had a benign cancer for a long time and it caused a lot of physical, emotional and financial damage. Then I was told it was malignant and inoperable. That news was difficult for all of us.” – Wendy. Then Dream Maker Karen talked to Wendy about what her dream would be. And the world opened up. See more

  • TGIF Lunch Brisbane

    Join us for the FIRST ever TGIF Ladies Lunch Brisbane. It will be a day filled with bubbles, joy, and lots of laughter! Come and support us make dreams come true. See more and Book Tickets

  • Canberra Times Fun Run

    Want something to do where the entire family can enjoy? Then you should participate in one of the events held on 2 September at the Canberra Times Fun Run. See more

  • Lunch with Alan Joyce at Parliament House, Sydney

    This event was SOLD OUT before the invitations could be sent out! See more

  • City to Surf for Dreams

    You think you and your mates can complete a marathon in a banana suit? Let’s put it to the test on 26 August at the City to Surf for Activ. See more

  • Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane Day

    Have any plans for 26 August? No? Then put on your running shoes and join us on the Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane Day and fundraise for Dreams2Live4! See more

  • Sunshine Coast Marathon

    Want to be a part of a day where the whole family can participate and enjoy? Come and join the fun at the Sunshine Coast Marathon! While you are there with friends and family you can fundraise for Dreams2Live4! See more

  • This single Mum’s Dream for her kids

    This Mum and her kids have been through hell. “I woke up from a Coma in Gold Coast Hospital and was told I had cancer and a rare blood disorder of the brain. The doctor told me I had six months to live and would be placed into palliative care. My first and only words […]

  • At just 30 year old Samantha’s body has been ravaged by cancer.

    30 year old Samantha’s battle with cancer has drained her emotionally, financially and physically. “I have really struggled with my self-confidence since my surgeries, my body shape has changed and also a lot of my old clothes are now painful to wear due to my scarring” – Sam Her dream is the chance to go […]

  • “After I’m gone my  wife will be able to hold on to the memories we shared every day with our new best friend.

    Dog lovers Leon and Lena lost their two dogs to cancer, and now Leon faces his own cancer diagnosis. A new puppy would bring joy, love and lasting memories into their lives. “My wife Leny tells me that she too would be so excited about having a new best friend around the home again. My wife […]

  • This young man’s dream has been in his heart since he was a boy!

    “My name is Haydn Kelly and I turned 24 on the 29th of May 2018. In September 2014 I suffered a severe seizure while fishing with a friend off Townsville and ended up in the water, the seizure continued for a long period of time and my friend ended up getting me out of the […]

  • The Sun Herald City2Surf

    Do you like to run and to win while helping dreams come true for patients with metastatic cancer? Then why not fundraise for Dreams2Live4 in the Sun Herald Marathon? See more

  • Many dreams are about the chance to escape and regain a sense of control.

    65 year old Daniel has always been sports mad. Watching a game and cheering on his team was the best escape he had from the gruelling cancer treatment he has endured. Sadly Daniel can no longer leave his bed. His dream was to keep watching his sport. See more

  • So they can be kids – doing kids stuff – far away from the fear and anxiety of cancer

    Tennille has a heart of gold. She is Mum to two children and fosters 11 others who desperately need this loving Mum in their lives. Their home is filled with laughter and love. Last year however, this family was delivered a devastating blow. See more

  • Run Melbourne

    How well do you know the city of Melbourne? Would you be able to recognize all the landmarks and the best parts? Put your knowledge to the test and run this city on 29 July. See more

  • The PAYCE Sutherland 2 Surf

    Get your running shoes ready! The Payce Sutherland 2 Surf is coming up and this is a great opportunity to help us make dreams come true! See more

  • Ferrero Rocher

    Ferrero Rocher have shown incredible generosity to Dreams2Live4 and the patients lives we change. For our Lunch with Alan Joyce Event at Parliament House, Ferrero Rocher donated delicious chocolates for all our guests to enjoy after their meals. Ferrero Rocher offers a delicious taste experience due to its unique combination of layers and textures. See more

  • Lux Group

    The amazing team at Lux Group has generously donated incredible prizes for The Feather Ball, TGIF Ladies Lunches, The Lunch with Alan Joyce Event and numerous Raffles and fundraisers. Their generosity has helped to make many dreams come true, and for that we could not be more thankful! See more

  • Camera. Lights. Action. Dream!

    Our Dreamer Jacob is passionate about film making. At 19 he has already made many short films and dreams of having a career in the film industry. However his battle with metastatic cancer has put his dreams on hold. Until he met Kate See more

  • PCRG – Running for Dreams!

    The legendary Pat Carroll Running Group has been running and raising money for many worthwhile causes and this year they have chosen Dreams2Live4 as the beneficiary. PCRG are running in the Gold Coast Marathon and will be asking people to donate to make dreams come true for cancer patients. See more

  • Camino for Dreams!

    Join us on a life-changing journey of self discovery and a physical challenge like no other on the Dreams2Live4 Trek The Camino 2019. Find out more

  • Mother’s Day Raffle

    Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket in our Mother’s Day Raffle. The lucky winner of a Luxury Escape in Tropical Phuket is Lesley Anne Clifton, Ticket Number 99. Lesley Anne is the mother of one of our Dreamers and she is thrilled to have won!

  • The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon

    Are you running The Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon? And would like to support us while running? See more

  • PRD Nationwide Port Stephens

    PRD has been such a supportive and helpful partner to Dreams2Live4. They not only sell and rent beautiful houses, but they also have a generous heart when working with us… See more

  • Tough Mudder Queensland

    Are you doing Tough Mudder Queensland? It takes true grit and determination. Would you put all that hard work into making dreams come true for cancer patients by fundraising for Dreams2Live4? See more

  • To see my kids smile as they discover something new!

    ” Hervey Bay was amazing. This is something that I’d always talked about doing with my two children, aged 14 and 16, but when I found out my diagnosis I resolved that I would really make it happen…” See more

  • The Best Way to Relax

    David’s life long dream has always been to stay on the water; after he was diagnosed with cancer he knew it was a good way to escape with his family. “Just the thought of been able to stay on the water would be the ultimate form of relaxation for me, I’ve always found it so peaceful…” See more

  • Animals are the Best Medicine

    Cookie is living with metastatic cancer and immediately knew her Dreams2Live4 dream would involve animals! She loves every aspect of animals, “I find spending time with animals the best medicine. I have always loved the zoo, the array of animals, the noises and yes even the smells! …” See more

  • Words Inspired by Joy

    A metastatic cancer diagnosis and heavy treatment left Robyn depleted and exhausted from the pain. Now spending time at home inspired her to write, “This new pursuit has given me a new lease of life and I would dearly love to have this poetry and stories in print for my family to read long after I’m gone…” See more

  • Young Love

    Steven’s diagnosis of brain cancer left this young couple devastated. They were a young couple in love dreaming of the Whitsundays…”See more

  • The Bond Between Two Sisters and Dolphins

    “This is daily now as I face my own diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer. My wish now is to swim with the dolphins and fulfill my dream as well as my sister’s. It was an opportunity she never had…See more

  • Getting Away from the Hustle and Bustle

    This Dream would mean everything to me. It would enable me to spend precious time with my loving wife Lee, son, daughter and granddaughter, away from the daily hustle and bustle routine that each family member face on a daily basis…See more

  • Two Love Birds

    A Dream for 2 lovebirds. Gary’s dream was to whisk his wife away on a second honeymoon – back to where it all began on the beautiful waters of Jervis Bay…See more

  • Last Minute Miracles

    This young mum’s dream is to take her 9 year old to see the Ed Sheeren concert in Sydney. But it was sold out! …See more

  • New Goals

    After being diagnosed with cancer Carolyn just wanted to spend time with people around her. She wanted to spend quality time with her daughter for her 60th birthday at Hunter Valley…See more

  • The Power of Music

    Never underestimate the power of your kindness and how the joy is spread. As Bob Marley said “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” Now he is sharing the power of music on the ward….See more

  • The Perfect Wedding

    Our 79 year old dreamer Eva faces a terrifying battle with metastatic cancer. But she desperately hoped for a very special dream: to marry the love of her life and capture this special moment… See more

  • Traveling in Style

    Margaret thought to her self, “One day we will travel to the races in style”. After being diagnosed with cancer she still wanted to keep up the tradition of going to the race with her friends, but this time she was finally arriving the way she wanted to. See more

  • Preparing for the Worst

    “When Greg’s cancer returned, our family was told to gather and prepare for the worst. His treatment was grueling: months of radiation, chemo and immunotherapy. During this time, all Greg wanted was to see his father…” See more

  • A Man’s Best Friend

    Allen’s much loved dog died last year. Since then Allen has yearned to spend time with ‘man’s best friends’ so all Allen and his wife Florence wanted was to go to The Royal Easter show to watch the dogs…See more

  • Making Memories

    “I want to give him a memory of a time where the worry and stress of seeing me get sicker leaves his mind for a little while. I want to give him a break from the daily appointments and treatments…” See more

  • Bluewater Boy

    Our Dreamer Wayne knows true happiness when he is on a boat, fishing or pulling up cray pots so when he was diagnosed with cancer he knew what his Dreams2live4 dream would be… See more

  • Raffle Terms and Conditions

    Mothers Day Raffle Terms and Conditions PACKAGE INCLUSIONS PHUKET ESCAPE – 8 NIGHTS 8 Nights | Deluxe Room * Daily buffet breakfast * Nightly two-course dinners for two people (available at Elements or Vero) * Two 30-minute massages per person * A nightly cocktail per person on seven nights of your stay * Sunset cocktails […]

  • Australian Turf Club

    The team at Australian Turf Club has very kindly donated four members reserve passes to our 2018 TGIF Ladies Lunch. Their generous donations will help us make many more dreams come true!

  • Naomi Hamilton Photography

    Naomi generously donated two different photo family packages to our 2018 TGIF Ladies Lunch. Naomi has 19 years of experience and knows how to make everyone feel relaxed producing amazing photos!

  • The Faux Flower Comany

    Samantha from The Faux Flower Company very kindly donated beautiful flower center pieces and a flower picture frame for our 2018 TGIF Ladies Lunch! See more

  • Manly Warringah Sea Eagles

    The Manly Warringah Sea Eagles are helping us make dreams come true! They so generously donated two tickets for an Ultimate Game Day Experience experience for one of our lucky guests to win at our 2018 TGIF Ladies Lunch. See more

  • Told the third time “You only have weeks to live”, thanks to Dreams2Live4 I got to ‘live’ one more time!

    Being inflicted for 6 ‘long years’ with metastatic breast cancer (which spread to the brain,) and then two weeks ago* being told I now have Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, life urgently became more precious. See more

  • The 200 Ticket Raffle

    Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket in the 200 ticket raffle. The winner was David Radford – Ticket Number: #16. Thanks to Queensland Reds for supporting Dreams2Live4 with this fantastic prize of a corporate box at the Rugby.

  • Ticketek

    Ticketek is a fantastic supporter of Dreams2live4. The team at TicketTek have donated wonderful prizes including tickets to special event, and concert tickets. They have organised for Dreamers to see See more

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  • Will you help make a Dream come true at TGIF 2018?

    If you would like to donate to any of these dreams please email Louise Mahoney  louise@dreams2live4.org.au

  • “To see past the trauma and feel truly alive”

    My life seemed very sad with no apparent joy. Plans for travel were too hard and the Great Ocean Road was no longer thought of. Then Dream Maker Karen appeared at my hospital door…See more

  • “To reconnect with my family”

    As a hospital chaplain, Jeanne understands the importance of nurturing the soul. Now – after years of battling her own cancer and facing a terrifying prognosis – Jeanne’s dream is to make peace within her family. See more

  • “To feel a sense of adventure again”

    Cancer had robbed Vicki of so much. This intelligent, articulate woman found herself slowly being worn away by the gruelling routine of cancer treatment. After Dream Maker Karen visited her at The Wesley Hospital Vicki began to yearn for a sense of adventure. See more

  • “It all started with a quote.”

    “Beside my greatest fear – thinking about my young children growing up without me, I felt a great sadness in me of not daring enough to bring myself and my abilities, my gifts, my “music” more to others. Thanks to the help of Dreams2Live4 and the gift of a life coach, I gained clarity on how I can be of benefit to others, how I can serve others. My song is out in the world.” – Iris

  • Gold Coast Marathon

    Do you find yourself bored and needing a challenge? Why not be apart of the Gold Coast Marathon and fundraise for Dreams2Live4! See more

  • Her last adventure with her boys…

    Alison’s dream was to have a great adventure with her boys. It was a trip of many firsts for them, first airplane ride, first ever train ride, first ride on Skyrail back to Cairns. And their beautiful Mum was there to share it all. See more

  • To show my family how much I love them…

    Jane’s family means more to her than anything in the world. But how would she show them how much they mean? We helped this beautiful Mum organise a special surprise… See more

  • PRP

    The Doctors and Staff at PRP Diagnostic Imaging are wonderful supporters of Dreams2live4. Leaders in Oncology Imaging they truly understand the devastation cancer can bring to patients and their families. The PRP Staff Ball raised funds for Dreams2Live4. This money is making 11 dreams come true over the next 12 months. See one of these dreams

  • The Strings to Clinton’s Heart

    “As life goes, I have never found the opportunity or wanted to spend that money on myself. But it has always been a nice dream…. This would mean the absolute world to me.”
    – Clinton See more

  • Darren’s Reason To Dream

    Darren has two very special reasons to keep dreaming. His wife Trish wrote to us with the the following beautiful words explaining why Darren’s Dream has meant so much to his family. See more

  • Affinity Equity Partners Raffle for Dreams2Live4

    Affinity Equity Partners and friends are raising money for Dreams2Live4. Dreams2Live4 makes dreams come true for patients living with metastatic cancer. Battling cancer drains individuals and families of joy, hope and finances. A dream is something to live for, reigniting a sense of control and optimism. $5,000 raised from ticket proceeds goes to Dreams2Live4, Affinity Equity Partners’ way […]

  • The carsales Foundation Raffle for Dreams2Live4

    The carsales Foundation is raising money for Dreams2Live4. Dreams2Live4 makes dreams come true for patients living with metastatic cancer. Battling cancer drains individuals and families of joy, hope and finances. A dream is something to live for, reigniting a sense of control and optimism. $10,000 raised from ticket proceeds goes to Dreams2Live4, carsales’ way of making three dreams […]

  • Important Info for your TGIF Lunch this Friday Sergeants Mess, Mosman

    Only 2 more sleeps! TGIF 2018  Sergeants Mess, Mosman this Friday starting at 12 noon. See below for important information for all ticket holders – updates on parking, prizes and Dreams. TGIF is always a lot of fun but it also changes patient’s lives. Here are just 4 of the Dreams you can help make come […]

  • Dreams2Live4 at The Wesley Hospital

    Dreams2Live4 is incredibly fortunate to have formed a partnership with the wonderful Wesley Hospital in Brisbane. ‘Dreams2Live4 at the Wesley Hospital’ is a real dream-making partnership- changing lives of many cancer patients. See more

  • TGIF Ladies Lunch

    TGIF Ladies Lunch was filled with joy and bubbles! Thank you to all the wonderful ladies who came out to support us. We could not have had a successful lunch without the participation of such generous and gorgeous women. See Photos and Results

  • Elite Holiday Homes

    Elite Holiday Homes are true dream makers! They not only offer beautiful holiday homes but have generously and kindly supported Dream2Live4 by helping us make dreams come true for our patients. We are so grateful for the support from Cathy and the team.

  • Caroline- Our Dream Intern!

    We were incredibly lucky to have Caroline as part of our Dream Team in October. She was instrumental to the success of The Feather Ball and was a pleasure to have in our office! We all benefited from her intelligence and positivity. Hear about her experience with Dreams…

  • Christmas Raffle

    This holiday season, we are fundraising to make more Dreams come true for our patients. And your support could win you a once in a lifetime Dream Escape for two valued at over $5900! Spend 5 nights at the world’s best beach hotel…

  • Feeling like a Queen for the day!

    A simple Dream but to me it was MAGICAL just to be out of hospital with some of the people I love most in the world. I was made to feel special for a day. It really gave me a total boost… I felt like a Queen everywhere I went! See more

  • A Dream Wedding!

    “Fighting cancer is an overwhelming and consuming battle. However, in the midst of it we were given an opportunity to let love, hope and excitement in” – Gabrielle See more

  • An Uplifting and Soul Enriching Experience

    Our Dreamer Kelly wanted to do something uplifting and soul enriching for her dream. After 12 months of bad news chasing bad news, Kelly’s dream brought positivity and empowerment back into her life. See more

  • To sing along with my hero: Paul McCartney!

    Karen may be facing a terrifying battle with metastatic cancer but her love for her hero, Paul McCartney remains as strong as ever! A fan from a very young age, her dream is just to hear him in concert and to sing along with every word. See more

  • My heroes are on the footy field

    Allan has been a keen Brisbane Broncos supporter since way back when the club began in 1988. His tough battle with metastatic cancer has not dampened his spirit. He had always dreamed of meeting his sporting heroes… See more

  • To put a smile on my daughter’s face

    This loving mum’s dream was just to bring joy to her little girl. With the help of Dreams2Live4, Suzanne was once again the mum who could make magic happen! And what better way to make her girl smile than to meet her heroes: the cast of Home and Away! See more

  • Dreaming across the outback!

    Passionate about all things camping and adventure, Lily dreamed of taking the journey of a lifetime: an epic 5- day womens camping event exploring the beautiful red center of Australia. See more

  • My 50th birthday surrounded by those I love

    A birthday celebration can be something many of us take for granted. After Megan’s cancer returned, she realised time was not on her side. Her dream was to spend time with those we love. See more

  • I’m leaving a piece of me behind

    Jeffry’s dream is to have his beloved car restored so that it can remain an important part of his family, a reminder of Jeffrey and a family keepsake. He dreams of this car escorting him on his final journey…with one of his sons behind the wheel. See more

  • Mad about motor racing!

    Geoffrey is passionate about motor racing. While lying in his room recovering from a round of gruelling treatment, a poster of his hero Dick Johnson hung on his wall. When Dream Maker Louise asked him what his Dream would be, there was no hesitation… See more

  • To meet my heroes for the first time!

    Meeting her lifelong heroes, the Cantebury-Bankstown Bulldogs was enough to bring Jacqueline to tears… Decked out in head-to-toe blue and white, Jacqueline was so grateful her dream had finally come true! See more

  • To be surrounded by what I love: soccer and my mates!

    He has not let his battle with a rare and painful cancer stop him from enjoying what he loves. A soccer enthusiast from a young age, Rhys is a passionate Mariners fan and knew instantly that his dream would revolve around this! See more

  • To experience a lost honeymoon

    Cancer meant Kara and her husband Troy never went on the honeymoon they deserved. But with the help of Dreams2Live4 and some special dream makers: this couple’s dream honeymoon came true in the beautiful Terrigal. See more

  • To live a dream that may have been

    At the centre of this dream is time: time to relax and unwind, time away from treatment and hospital rooms and precious, quality time to spend together as a family. See more

  • To thank the love of my life

    Philip’s wife has stuck by him as a constant source of love and support throughout his difficult battle with cancer. So, he vowed to thank her by whisking her far away from endless scans, treatment and bad news to Tasmania. See more

  • Creating special memories, snorkelling with my family!

    What a sight for sore eyes! Renee’s dream was to spend precious time with her 5 children and her wonderful husband. This family got to share a brilliant adventure, creating very special memories. See more

  • The honeymoon we never had

    Leticia yearned to give her loving husband the honeymoon they never got to have. Financial strain meant their fairytale honeymoon was always just a dream… But this was all about to change with the help of Dreams2Live4… See more

  • For some quality family time with my girls

    Tyanne’s simple dream was to spend quality time with her beautiful girls in a place far away from cancer. Just the sun shining, the beach glistening and her beautiful family by her side. See more

  • To show how proud I am to be their mum

    Single mum Bek was desperate to create special memories for her gorgeous children. Seeing what cancer has done to her family has broken her heart. So, she wanted to use her dream to bring some joy and adventure back into their lives. See more

  • Bat Phone: John Farnham and the Australian Open

    Can you help? Thank you for being on our Bat Phone list. We have not needed to reach out recently but today we have two tricky dreams that are all about connections not funding. Dreams2Live4 makes Dreams come true for patients with metastatic cancer. Can you help us with your connections to make these two […]

  • Jamie Pond: Videographer Extraordinaire and Dream Maker

    Jamie helps us make dreams come true by generously donating her time, expertise and talent to Dreams2Live4. She has filmed two of our major fundraising events: capturing special moments and creating videos to document the memories. Thank you Jamie!

  • Wes: A Talented Photographer with a Heart of Gold

    Wes effortlessly and professionally captures energy, vibrancy, warmth and the sense of community and care present at our events. We could not be more grateful for his invaluable and unique contribution towards making dreams come true. See more

  • An Invitation To Get Your Shoes Off!

  • Eloise’s Big Heart and Generous Spirit

    Eloise Sohier is a young and talented journalist with a heart of gold and a generous spirit. Currently a FOX Sports Reporter, she has offered her assistance in any way she can. Eloise has worked tirelessly using her connections in the journalism and entertainment industry to make dreams come true. See more

  • Family Is Everything To Me

    My beautiful family never complain, they stick by me and do everything in their power to make my life easier. We have an extremely strong bond! That’s why my wish is to go away with my family, for some quality family time away from the stresses of hospital appointments. See more

  • My first proper Birthday party!

    After years of forgotten birthdays, Helen finally had her dream celebration. The bright room was filled with colour, joy, flowers, laughter and the smiles of Helen’s nearest and dearest. See more

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