Search

Hopes and Dreams fundraiser raises £14,000 for charity making terminally ill children’s dreams come true

PUBLISHED: 09:00 28 November 2017

Sunday's Hopes and Dreams Fundraiser at the Prince Regent Hotel in Woodford Green raised �14,000 for the charity. Photo: David Solomon LTD

Sunday's Hopes and Dreams Fundraiser at the Prince Regent Hotel in Woodford Green raised �14,000 for the charity. Photo: David Solomon LTD

Archant

A glamorous fundraiser for a charity helping make terminally ill children’s dreams come true raised thousands of pounds on Sunday night.

The Hopes and Dreams gala, at the Prince Regent Hotel in Manor Road, Woodford Green, was a great success with more than £14,000 raised to help critical and terminally ill children.

Hosted by Ilford North MP Wes Streeting, with special guests including the charity’s patron Linda Robson and Mitch Winehouse – who made a staggering donation of £10,000.

Hopes and Dreams chairwoman Ruth Salahi said: “It was an amazing night, everybody had a brilliant time and it was great to see so many people enjoying themselves.

“We all had a right laugh, Wes was brilliant as question master and so friendly with everyone.

“The charity is run by volunteers, and every penny raised tonight that didn’t go towards the venue or paying for catering will now go towards helping make children’s dreams come true.”

Latest Ilford Stories

18:00

The lastest news from the East London Runners club

Should Justin Edinburgh play his strongest team at Maidstone United or rotate his squad? Vote in our poll below

The club, who currently play in Harlow while their Ashtons Playing Fields home is completed, have five games over the next 14 days

The midfielder discussed Marvin Ekpiteta’s England C debut and praised the other members of Orient’s defence

17:30

Hundreds of friends and family paid their respects after a 23-year-old father-to-be was brutally murdered on his birthday in Hainault.

West Ham United have suspended youth coach Mark Phillips after he took part in a march organised by the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA), the Premier League club have confirmed.

12:00

Round four to take place in London in December

PROMOTED CONTENT

Struggling to find a buyer for your home in a slower market? We speak to Ilford property expert Nina Kaura from Portico about the Crossrail effect and why getting things right first time will get you the best price for your property.

Exchange Ilford is a shopping centre on a mission to make it a more welcoming and accessible place to the people of Redbridge.

An Ilford shoe retailer and podiatry practice is taking the next step with a move to a new shop just a few doors down.

Newsletter Sign Up

Ilford Recorder twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Education Promo

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Ilford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now