ADORABLE Millie Moran's Disneyland dream is about to finally take flight.

The incredible and inspiring little girl, who melts hearts wherever she goes, is all set to jet-off to Disney World Florida for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday in the magical resort tomorrow (Friday).

Millie - who was born with a rare form of spina bifida and hydrocephalus and spent the first two years of her life in hospital - is heading for a wonderful week in Disney World with Destination Florida Children's Charity which will be able to offer the care for her complex needs during the trip.

Her family will wave her goodbye from Manchester Airport tomorrow morning at special farewell by the charity which escorts 72 children with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions from around the north of England every other year.

Some of the cash raised by hundreds of people from across Oldham and Greater Manchester to help Millie, now aged seven, from Moorside, to fly out and mingle with her Disney heroes has been donated to the charity to honour their wonderful gesture.

The vow to send marvellous Millie to Disneyland was made in 2015 after the family nearly lost their little miracle to a severe lung infection.

Her nanna Vicky Shaw made a solemn promise to get her there no matter what and the Millie's Dream appeal was launched to help make it a reality.

Their sterling efforts received a huge boost when Tesco jumped on board after staff fell in love with the little girl when she visited their Extra store in Huddersfield Road.

After rolling out the appeal across their supermarkets and Metro outlets across the region, generous shoppers donated a whopping £17,000 which has also helped to buy her an electric wheelchair and other aids to make life a little bit easier.

In her short life Millie, who is paralysed from the waist-down, has endured over 30 operations and faces an on-going threat from chronic lung disease.

But despite her daily battle with adversity Millie is renowned for her infectious smile, wicked sense of humour and bubbly, fun-loving personality which charms everyone who meets her.

Vicky says she's overjoyed Millie is finally heading to Florida after so much hard work by so many people.

"We were desperate to help Millie realise her Disney dream and so grateful to Tesco and everyone who supported us along the way," said Vicky.

"At last the dream is set to be a reality and thanks to Destination Florida she will have all the medical support she needs while she's there. When we started this fundraising we didn't realise how much care she would actually need on the trip so it's amazing that they've agreed to take her and the money we've donated won't just pay for Millie but also help another child to go next time.

"Destination Florida have been wonderful and we can't thank them enough.

"I'll have more than a tear in my eye when she goes but I'm so happy to think she'll be making special memories she'll remember forever."

Millie's mum Emma said: "I'm excited she's getting to go to Florida as last. She's a bit nervous but we know she'll have an amazing time."

Manager of Tesco Chadderton, Marie Toora, who helped to steer the supermarket's in-store fundraising campaign for Millie and has since become firm friends with the little girl, said: "We are so pleased that Millie's dream of going to Disney is finally coming true.

"We were proud to support the fundraising efforts already started by her family and with the generosity of the customers and wider community we have been able to help Millie have what will no doubt be one of the best experiences of her life.

"She is a inspirational young lady who has faced some extreme challenges in her life and she truly deserves to have her dreams come true."

Northern based Destination Florida celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, during which time they have taken 1,200 children on the magical trip.

Its chairman, Mike Hymanson MBE, said: "It's wonderful to welcome Millie in our trip and I understand she's very excited.

"To our surprise and delight her nanna has been kind enough to give a substantial donation to the charity which will not only cover the costs for Millie but also effectively pay for another child to go in two year's time.

"I have been on these trips many times and the changes you see in the children afterwards are amazing. For them to meet other children in similar situations is life-changing and makes them realise that their suffering may not be as bad as someone else's.

"It also gives parents and siblings a week's respite, people don't realise how important that is.

"I have been with the charity for 26 years and I know many of the children still talk about the magical memories they made years later."

Thomas Cook fly the entire entourage of children, charity workers and a medical team to Florida where they spend a week visiting different theme parks and attractions.