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     sunshine foundation
                         The Original Wish Granting Organization

Sunshine Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, answers the dreams of chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children, ages three to eighteen, whose families cannot fulfill their requests due to the financial strain that child's illness may cause.

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Upcoming Events

Meet and Greet Networking Event

April 24
Jamison, PA

19th Annual Sunshine Foundation Scramble

June 7, 2014
Loveland, CO

2014 Run Walk Bark 4 Dreams

June 14, 2014
Newtown, PA

2014 Dream Village Gala

October 25, 2014
Reunion, FL

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Past Events!

Press Releases

Stories of Sunshine!

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Kathy Davis
Thank You Cards

Purchase a special Sunshine Foundation thank you card designed by Kathy Davis.

Look for Sunshine Canisters!

2014 Run Walk Bark 4 Dreams!
Saturday, June 14, 2014  |  10 AM

Our annual RWB4D is only a few months away - are you ready?! Prepare for a day of fun exercise, friends, music and most importantly: making dreams come true!
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Dream Village Run 4 Dreams and
Spring Family Fair

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Run 4 Dreams and Spring Family Fair at the Dream Village! More Photos!

Javier's Dream Come True!

Javier, 17 with cerebral palsy received his dream come true at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children! Thank you Dr. McNesby and the hospital staff and volunteers for making this a special day for Javier!
More photos & Video Here!

PEAC's 7th Annual Runway to Runway
Casino Royale!

Thank you PEAC for supporting the All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter Dramlift through this amazing ervent! More Photos!

All Volunteer Delaware County Chapter Answer's Xzaria's Dream at Sunshine Run!

Thank you to the All Volunteer Delaware County for answering the dream of Xzaria, 17 with cerebral palsy. More Photos!

All Volunteer Hammonton Wishing Well Chapter's Murder Mystery Dinner

Thank you All Volunteer Hammonton Wishing Well Chapter for answering dreams through your "Donein at the Disco" Murder Mystery Dinner!
More Photos!

Lower Moreland High School
Ultimate Challenge

Thank you Lower Moreland High School for helping to answer Ciarlo's Dream! More Photos!

Another Successful LongHorn Event!

It was another great night at LongHorn with Jessie, Sarah, Holly, Chris, Curt and the rest of the staff and patrons. A lot of familiar faces came by to show their support, and we couldn't be more grateful! Thank you all for a friendly evening full of generosity and spreading Sunshine! 10% of each bill is going towards granting Kyle's dream of going to the Central Florida attractions, and the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village. Thank you all.

The All New Pirate Cottage!

Four year old Daniel, along with his family, is the first Dreamer to stay in the newly renovated pirates cottage in the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village! Thank you to Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort and their vendors that made this cottage into a Pirate's Paradise! We are sure Daniel will enjoy his new home away from home while exploring the Disney Parks!

It's Sunshine Foundation's 37th anniversary!! Thank you a million times to every single person who has helped us grant over 36,000 dreams over the years. We could've never done it without our wonderful supporters! Thank you to all, and help us keep spreading sunshine!!

See the Sunshine in
Every Child!

Spreading Sunshine with Marc Berman!

Marc and Susan Berman of Berman Travel were kind enough to help us spread sunshine at Boardwalk Hall last month! As two of our longest running donors, we are proud to have them as supporters! Thank you, Marc and Susan, for all that you do to spread sunshine!!


All Volunteer Joan 'Jake' Miller Memorial Chapter Presents
A Dream Come True!

Alex, 8, with Bronchiopulmonary Dysplasia, a serious lung condition that has left him trach and vent dependent, was surprised by the All Volunteer Joan 'Jake' Miller Memorial Chapter with his dream come true yesterday Alex's dream was sponsored by the Chapter's Annual Cinco de Mayo Dance! 

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Brady's Dream

"This trip is something I could never provide for him. He had 4 days filled with what he loves most... water, sunshine and lots of animals while in a calm and peaceful place!"
- Brady's mom

Read more about Brady and other Dreamers here!

Bill Sample Featured in Bob Dotson's Book:
American Story:
A Lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things


With sincere gratitude to a special man Bob Dotson, National Correspondent NBC News Today Show who through his compassionate story of Christina and Patrolman Bill Sample helped spread awareness of the mission of the Sunshine Foundation and the importance of making a dream come true for a child in need. Thank you Bob for spreading Sunshine!

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Today Show Video and Article


Thank You Steen Outdoor Advertising

Thank you Steen Outdoor Advertising for once again donating billboard advertising space that helps us continue to spread Sunshine throughout the Delaware Valley!

Donor Privacy Policy
Sunshine Foundation places the utmost priority on protecting the privacy of our donors. Sunshine Foundation keeps all donor information in strict confidence. Sunshine Foundation will not sell or trade a donor's personal information to any other entity. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 1-800-767-1976.




Book Benefits Sunshine!

Author Steven Carman and CEO of Elephant's Bookshelf Press, Matt Sinclair, have generously agreed to donate 100% of proceeds to Sunshine Foundation!
Buy your copy here to help make dreams come true!















Hunter is 13 and has cerebral palsy. He has faced many challenges medically and he mom refered hin to "give Hunter a ray of hope and Sunshine."
Some of the Many other Dreamers:

Dream Waiting List Children.



Attention, shoppers!

Are you doing a lot of your holiday shopping on Amazon this year? If so, your regular purchases could turn into donations for the Sunshine Foundation, thanks to Amazon Smile!
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Bill Sample is featured in Bob Dotson's Book American Story: A lifetime Search for Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
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So honored for Sunshine Foundation's founder to be featured in Kathy Davis's book Scatter Joy! Thank you for spreading Sunshine and making dreams come true!
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 Remember to choose Sunshine Foundation as your charity in your CFC, United Way and workplace campaigns.
CFC# 11868

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82% of every dollar is directed to programs serving children.
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Sunshine Foundation is now listed in the 2014 National Combined Federal Campaign. #11868. If you are a federal employee please choose Sunshine Foundation!


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