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Jeff with Colin Follett and members of the Senior Gents Committee

Exeter Golf & Country Club Captain and Team Donation

Outgoing Senior mens captain at Exeter Golf & Country Club Colin Follett kindly chose Dream-a-way as his charity of the year and recently presented our Chair Jeff Merrett, Vice Chair Gill Freeman and Committee Member Ruth Smith with a cheque for an outstanding £2,759.52


Photo of Sandra smiling at camera despite being about to lose her long hair

Close Shave for Sandra!

Sandra had her head shaved to a grade 2 in order to raise funds for Dream-a-Way on Saturday 26th October at 11.30am at Devon Cliffs in the reception area. But why, and who is Sandra?


Photo of DAW Chairman Jeff Merrett MBE and management committee team member Paula Stacey at the awards ceremony at the home of the Chiefs receiving a cheque for £5859.43 from rugby legend Phil Vickery MBE

Exeter Chiefs Foundation Match Day Support Donation

Dream-A-Way were very proud to have been chosen as one of the Exeter Chiefs match day designated charities for another great season at Sandy Park.


The Dennis Family Enjoyed a Trip to DisneyLand

We had a fantastic time and Aaron really enjoyed himself as did the whole family. Thank you very much to all involved in Dream-a-way we had a wonderful week making some magical memories that we will keep with us forever. …


Exmouth Karate Academy host Exmouth Cup in aid of local charity Dream-A-Way

On Saturday 6 July Exmouth Karate Academy hosted its second Exmouth Cup after the inaugural karate charity competition last July in aid of MIND. This year, the Exmouth Cup was in aid of Devon based charity Dream-A-Way. A volunteer run …


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Veitch Penny Pick Dream-A-Way As Their Charity Of The Year

Veitch Penny chose Dream-A-Way as their Charity of the year and gave us £1000.00 towards grants for our special holidays. In Return they received one of our very special certificates signed by Our Chairman Jeff Merrett and our Long Serving …


Making special memories for Chris and his family

We heard about Dream-A-Way through a friend who , unfortunately , also has terminal cancer  .We often meet at the Chiefs ground , I try to go when I can but it hasn’t always been possible. When Dream-A-Way told us …


OUR EASTER TRIP TO BICTON PARK BOTANICAL GARDENS 2019

As the coach arrived the excitement mounted, there was even a glimmer of the sun pushing through the clouds.  Everyone disembarked and headed in their own direction to enjoy the grounds, have a quiet coffee or to finalise preparations.  Just …


Mighty Grecian Fans Raise £770 on Away Days

Chairman Jeff Merrett MBE was invited along to St James Park to receive a cheque for Grecian Travel prior to their Good Friday match against Crawley Town. Jeff said ” It was a real honour to have been supported by …


Barbers Cut an Amazing Amount for Dream-A-Way

One of Exeter’s leading barbers – the North Barbers on the Quay – recently completed a magnificent 24 hour marathon hair cut session A huge amount of people left the salon perfectly trimmed and happily donated money for their favourite charities  …


Thank you Dream-A-Way from the Povey-Naylor family.

We wanted to thank Dream-A-Way so very much for helping enable us to have our first proper family holiday.  Our son Albie is autistic – which as you’ll no doubt be only too aware impacts our family enormously.  I had …


Get a Hair Cut at North Barbers and Pay Us

North Barbers 24 hour Barberthon to raise money for charity On Saturday March 9th 2019, North Barbers are opening for 24 hours cutting hair raising money for Dream-A-Way and St Petrock Charities. And the best bit is you pay what …


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Exeter Nissan Motability partners with Dream-A-Way to drive donations

Exeter Nissan Motability has kindly agreed to donate £100 to Dream-A-Way every time one of our supporters orders a Motability vehicle. To find out more and book your test drive, call Motability Specialist Russell Lemon on 01392 411440 or email …

Shop online at AmazonSmile and help put smiles on Devon faces!

Thanks to customers shopping at AmazonSmile, they have been able to donate over $100,000,000 to participating charities worldwide Dream-A-Way has now signed up meaning that when you shop at AmazonSmile, we'll receive a donation at no extra cost to you …

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New Luxury Holiday Home at Devon Cliffs Holiday Park, Sandy Bay, Exmouth

Our beautiful 2018 Willerby Avonmore Holiday Home is sited on GH36X and has amazing sea views from the balcony - click here to see the full range of photos by Maxy Maxwell (password is dreamy) 

Photo of Phil & son Macauley at Exeter Chiefs

Phil and son Macauley enjoy their first match at Exeter Chiefs

A great big Thank you to Dream-A-Way for inviting me and my son Macauley to the rugby at Sandy Park It was our first ever time and we really enjoyed the experience. We were very well looked after by the …

Photo of Michelle presenting cheque to Jeff Merrett MBE of Dream-A-Way

Exmouth Mum Swims 22 miles to make Dreams Come True

Exmouth mum Michelle Potter undertook a 'Because I Can Challenge' to raise money for local charity Dream-A-Way. Michelle swam 22 miles in swimming pool lengths to complete her challenge. Michelle said : "I was delighted to reach my target in …

Exeter City FC & Thatchers Cider team up for a winning Dream-A-Way evening!

A group of local Exeter City fans with disabilities and their families received the full VIP treatment from Exeter City at their match against Forest Green Rovers thanks to the generous support of Thatchers Cider. The evening included a 2-course …

Photo of Jo and fellow Dream-A-Way volunteer Tom at the big match

Jo Cheers the Chiefs to Victory!

Jo and fellow Dream-A-Way volunteer Tom White at the big match Our dedicated volunteer Jo Alford recently attended the Exeter Chiefs match against Saracens thanks to the Big Jim Foundation and Dream-A-Way. Jo said: “I’d like to say a huge …

IN MEMORY OF TIM REA – DREAM-A-WAY STALWART

It is with huge sadness that we announce the loss of Tim Rea on Saturday 25th November, 2017, after a short illness, bravely fought. Tim was a true friend, supporter, committee member, Trustee and valued Vice President of Dream-A-Way, over …