Concourse is a great partner of Dreams2live4. Concourse has been generous enough to donate their goods and services as auction items at fundraising events.
Dianna did not realise how sick she was until she ended up in hospital with a diagnosis of advanced metastatic cancer. With only weeks left to live, her only dream was to have the family photograph taken that she had never been able to afford. But time was running out. See more
Dreams2Live4 is driven by a dedicated group of people operating as an Executive Committee .
Sixty three year old metastatic cancer patient Doug is one of your true blue Aussies. But to his great regret he had never been to Uluru. “My wife and I had always thought we would get their when we retired. Unfortunately she passed away last year and now my time is running out.”… See more
Spectrum Wealth recently sponsored a Dream . The famous quote that says “we make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give”, is what the Spectrum company abides by. See more
Kirsty is a stay- at- home Mum and a fabulous cook. When her kids were both at school she decided she wanted to do more and looked for an opportunity to put her skills, time and energy to good use. See more
She has a husband who loves her and a 4 year old daughter she adores. She also has metastatic cancer. Our Dreamer puts a brave face on for her family but her greatest fear is all the ‘firsts’ she may miss in her young daughter’s life.
Scott joined the Dreams2Live4 committee in 2014 and is now the Chairman of the Board. He has brought an incredible wealth of experience and enthusiasm to Dreams2Live4. From coordinating with sponsors and charity match events to using his own personal connections to make dreams come true. See more
“Metastatic cancer has meant a lot of hard knocks for my family. Every time we think we are through the worst of it another tumour appears. My illness has impacted my children’s lives…” See more
In this heart-breaking letter from a Dreamer we see how a simple dream brings such comfort. All she asked for was a washing machine. “whilst I am weakening due to my cancer, the washing machine is strong and sturdy. It’s something positive I can leave behind for my family.”See more
Pat has been an invaluable member of the Dreams2Live4 board. His corporate experience coupled with his incredible enthusiasm and empathy has been a huge resource in both fundraising and Dream Making. Pat’s involvement has a very personal motivation. See more
Mel has a very special connection to Dreams2Live4 as her Mum was one of our first Dreamers. Mel is now a very hardworking and enthusiastic member of the Dreams2Live4 Board. Her personal experience of witnessing the impact of a Dream on her family’s life has made Mel a committed and valuable member of the Dreams2Live4 Team. See more
With three children, one of whom is severely disabled, life was always very busy for Richard and his wife. When Richard was diagnosed with metastatic cancer he despaired how the family was going to cope. See more
“Vi is my pen pal and my best friend. We began writing to each other over a decade ago just after I had my first bout with cancer. Vi has been through it all with me…” See more
Twenty year old Luke has had to spend many months in hospital enduring countless operations and procedures. “I am so sick of looking out that window and seeing the same brick wall every day. Watching the sun and shadow do their daily creep across it – brick by brick – my life passing by. “ See more
At 35, Georgie has so much to live for. Two amazing kids, a husband she is devoted to and her own creative business. She also has metastatic cancer. “It is a like a pressure cooker. I can’t work but we still have a mortgage, hospital costs and our world is crumbling apart.” See more
Every year Dave had promised himself that next year he would get a dog. But life had always been too busy. It was never the right time. Sadly Dave’s diagnosis of advanced metastatic cancer gave him only weeks to live. See more
At just 40 years old Paul was given the tragic diagnosis of metastatic brain cancer. His thoughts immediately turned to his wife and 9 year old son. See more
Janine has always been a weekend painter, hiding her talent and passion on the canvases stacked in the cupboard under the stairs. When the breast cancer she had beaten 2 years ago reappeared, Janine turned to painting. See more
Forty-seven year old Carla had always been the adventurous type. She loved the outdoors, her friends and the ocean. When the breast cancer she had beaten 3 years earlier returned, her life became a regime of doctors appointments, procedures and drugs. See more
Sue is a graceful, beautiful 62 year old battling metastatic cancer. Her dream was to take her three favourite men on a very special date. “To have my three sons with me and take them on this wonderful night out meant everything to me. I was so proud that night….See more
Claudio, a 65 year old man, spends a lot of time relaxing at home recovering from treatment for metastatic cancer. Travelling and even going out for dinner are not options for him. See more
In the last two years of her life, Beryl became a grandmother to two beautiful babies. Her joy was overwhelmed with the sadness that her battle with metastatic cancer would mean she would not be here to share with them the wisdom she had gained through her life. See more
“Life isn’t about waiting around for the storm to pass. It’s learning how to dance in the rain. We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.” This is the motto that 60 year old metastatic cancer patient Brenda lives by. Her illness has not stopped her from fundraising for the community and playing soccer with Maroubra. See more
Louie had spent nearly 25 years driving for a living. This ‘King of the Road’ had driven every one of Australia’s motorways except one – Queensland’s Bruce Highway. He yearned to feel the freedom of being behind the wheel again. See more
“I know I may not have a lot of time left and I just want the chance to look them in the eye and tell them what they all mean to me and I am so proud of my daughter and my wonderful grandchildren.” See more
Faced with aggressive brain cancer, Peter’s fight for life has also become a fight to share his wife and daughters’ passions. “I don’t want our lives to become my disease. I still want to nurture my girls and share their passions.” See more
At just 17 years old, Claire left Coffs Harbour and travelled to Sydney to the Prince of Wales Hospital to receive the specialist care she needed to fight an aggressive brain tumour. Like any 17 year old, Claire’s friends mean the world to her and keeping in touch with them throughout the long, gruelling treatment See more
At 57, with advanced metastatic cancer, Barbara did not have long to live. She wrote to Dreams2live4 “I have got an idea for something I would like, it is probably shallow, but I would just like Mark and I to get dressed up ….” See more
When I tell people my job title is ‘Dream Maker’ they always want to know what that means. I tell them it is listening and then helping a person choose the next step in their story…See more
Karen Herbert- our new dream maker- speaks about the impact cancer has had on her life and why she has chosen to give back in this special way.
Kerry Seymour Smith has brought her incredible energy and can-do attitude to Dreams2live4. A powerhouse of talent and commitment we are very grateful for everything she does whether it fundraising or making Dreams come true.
My name is Meaghan Lucas and I have recently started working with Dreams2live4. One of my first days on the job was to visit a Dreamer’s home where she was being interviewed by Deborah Knight from the Today Show. See more
Rina has been an Executive Committee Member since 2009. Rina’s huge commitment to Dreams comes from a very personal place. See more
“In the last 2 years Dreams2Live4 has grown from working with patients at 1 hospital to more than 95 hospitals across Australia. This small team continue to work hard and learn to create the most impact they can with the precious funds donated to them.” – Scott Dalton
45 year old Elizabeth has metastatic cancer. She also has a very special dream. “Panda’s have always touched my heart. Since I was a little girl I have felt a real connection with them. They are an endangered species and, I guess, so am I.” See more
Joanne’s dream was to see the filming of Ellen on her recent visit to Sydney. We put the call out on Facebook and thousands of our supporters shared it. Within days the wonderful people at Ellen had organised a very special guest ticket for Joanne. See more
It was Bill Waterson who said “Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.” Our Dreamer Susan whole heartedly agrees. When she was offered a Dream, her first thought was to share it with her friend and fellow cancer sufferer Dennis See more
We can. The last 2 years have been devastating for Michael and his young family. His battle with metastatic cancer has been incredibly difficult but the love just pours from these photos. Michael’s dream was a family holiday to sea world. See more
A very special thank you to Louise and her beautiful team at Dreams2live4. Last week my husband and I had a dream trip to Uluru in central Australia. See more
Harley Davidson is a fantastic supporter that has generously given us donations for various events.
The Sebel Pier One is an invaluable partner.
TL Rentals is an independent Australian equipment finance company and a fantastic new supporter of Dreams2Live4! With every deal settled, TL Rentals have generously decided to make a donation to help make dreams come true. See more
Brand Matters are a leading Sydney-based brand strategy, design and marketing consultancy who have helped us make dreams come true! The team created our new, refreshed brand identity with bright colours and the feather motif- a look that is so completely us.
Logan Insurance Brokers is a leading insurance broking and risk management firm with a heart of gold. Andrew Logan himself is a wonderful supporter of Dreams2Live4 and has gone above and beyond to help by generously organising our insurance!
Dreams2Live4 is honoured to be participating in The Growth Project – a one-year leadership development program that brings together leaders of emerging charities with business leaders so that they can learn, grow and have maximum positive social impact. See more
Ricky, Damien and the wonderful, big-hearted team at NSPC are huge supporters of Dreams2Live4. They have supported us by donating incredible prizes to our events and fundraising by selling their special Team NSPC T-shirts. See more