Our Patrons

Our Patrons

 Kathleen McDermott

Kathleen is a well-known BAFTA award winning actress, best known for her appearance as Shaz in Wedding Belles and Pippa in E4’s 2008 series Dead Set. Kathleen is also an experienced vocalist, enthusiastic  Martial Artist and Snowboarder. Kathleen is also a qualified  Make up Artist with her own business.

Kathleen was instrumental in setting up our Christmas single entitled This Christmas, written and produced by  Billy Warren. Kathleen also attends many our fundraising events and fun days.


Beverley Lyons

Beverley Lyons is a Scottish journalist. She  covers Entertainment. on her website The Showbiz Lion .com

In 2002 she was part of the BBC Scotland radio show "Famous For Five Minutes", with comedians Craig Hill and Frankie Boyle. Beverley was nominated for best  "Entertainment Journalist" and "Multimedia Journalist" at the 2009 Scottish Press Awards. Beverley also appears on our charity Christmas single.



 Gary Hollywood


Gary was born and raised in Glasgow. When he was 12, his drama teachers sent him to audition for a starring guest role in the Scottish Television police drama Taggart alongside 34 other competitors. Gary has worked in television since his first appearance in Taggart in 1993 and starred in the STV soap opera Take the High Road between 1995 and 2002.
He has worked extensively in theatre film, and television. It was whilst doing pantomime in Glasgow in 2000 that he met Brendan O'Carroll who asked him to work for him in his production company and tour with his theatre show Mrs. Brown's Boys which has since transferred to television on BBC One and has become a multi award winning show

John Kennedy


John is a retired Scottish professional footballer who played as a centre back for Celtic and Norwich City. He was also a Scotland international and now works for Celtic FC as first team coach.

John attends our events and hospital visits and is happy to donate Celtic FC memorabilia to the DreamMaker Foundation.


Lewis MacLeod

Lewis began his career with youth side Newmains Hammers, playing a year above his age-group, before joining Livingston FC. He signed for Scottish Premier League giants Rangers as a ten-year-old in 2004. Lewis received his first call up to the National Team in 2014.

Lewis is great at interacting with the kids at events and is always happy to stop for a picture and sign autographs.

At this time Lewis is playing football at Brentford Football Club.


Contact Us

Les Hoey MBE DreamMaker Foundation
Block 2, Unit 2
Etna Industrial Estate
Clamp Road
Wishaw ML2 7XQ

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