intu Lakeside presents cheque for £25,000 to The Dream Factory

At the start of 2015, The Dream factory was chosen to be intu Lakeside’s charity of the year. To celebrate the centre turning 25, intu Lakeside promised to raise £25,000 for the charity and on Sunday 25 October Avril Mills, the founder of the Essex based charity was presented with a giant cheque by members of the centre’s staff, including Marketing Manager, Donna Callander.
This handover took place during intu Lakeside’s 90s themed 25th birthday celebrations, where audiences also enjoyed a live performance by pop band, B*Witched. The centre surprised guests with a disco lift and offered free popcorn and candyfloss.
The Dream Factory grants wishes for children and young adults who have life limiting or life threatening conditions or severe disabilities.
Earlier this year, eight year old Richard who suffers from Celebral Palsy, was granted his wish to swim with dolphins in Portugal, thanks to intu Lakeside. On top of this, intu Lakeside has helped grant a number of other dreams throughout 2015.