"... a key glorious way to dismiss reality"

A recent gift from Dragonfly Cancer Trust meant Alex could go on a last minute trip to Dublin with his best friend.

He's been in touch to share his story with you all.

Read Alex's Story
Create a memory fund to remember someone or support a loved one undergoing treatment.

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Meet me under the stars

Tickets are now on sale for our 2019 Dragonfly Ball.

Join us for a magical and memorable evening under the stars in support of young cancer patients across the UK.

Saturday 9th November at The Grand Hotel Gosforth Park in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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We've got festival fever!

We are delighted to be the chosen charity of Corbridge Festival - our favourite family-friendly music event.

Following a break in 2018, the festival will be returning to Tynedale Park on 28th & 29th June with an amazing line-up and entertainment for the whole family.

Make sure you get your tickets early and don't forget to add your £1 donation at the checkout!

The Dragonfly Lottery Has Landed!

You could be in with a chance of winning £25,000 each week and support Dragonfly Cancer Trust at the same time!

We've teamed up with Unity Lottery who will donate a minimum of 50p from every £1 entry into their weekly lottery.

I'm feeling lucky
Big Lorry, Little Lorry...

You may have seen the real-thing on the motorway and now you can take one home with you!

Kindly donated by Hawthorns Logistics of Durham, we have a limited number of collectable 1:43 models of our Dragonfly Cancer Trust available to buy.

I want one
"...his 14th birthday was the most magical ever..."

To this day, Ben's lovely card he sent us remains in pride of place at Dragonfly HQ.

We feel privileged to be able to share his story with you...

Ben's Story

What we do

Dragonfly Cancer Trust supports young cancer patients with very limited time, helping families and young couples create precious and lasting memories together. The charity provides Cash Gifts and organises Dragonfly Dreams for children and young people up to the age of 24 years old throughout the UK. 

The Trust also provides families with the opportunity to set up a Memory Fund in support of Dragonfly Cancer Trust, enabling them to create a positive and lasting legacy for their loved ones.

Support us

There are many ways you can support Dragonfly Cancer Trust as an individual or organisation. Whether you take part in a challenge, attend one of our events, or hold your own dragonfly fundraiser, you will be making a very real and positive difference to the young cancer patients we support, as well as those they are preparing to leave behind.

Make a donation

Donations to Dragonfly Cancer Trust can be made online, over the telephone or via cheque. If you would like to talk further about making a donation, please contact our fundraising office on 0191 261 0971.