Category Archives: Mercer County Chapter

10th Annual Sunshine Fastpitch answers Jermaine’s Dream

10th Annual Sunshine Fastpitch answers Jermaine’s Dream

For 10 years the All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter of Sunshine Foundation has been answering dreams through their Annual Fastpitch Softball Tournament. This year softball teams competed to answer the dream of 7 year old Jermaine, diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. The teams came out to compete in the tournament and give Jermaine special gifts.…Continue Reading

Operation Dreamlift 2017

Operation Dreamlift 2017

Operation Dreamlift took approximately 90 children from the Trenton-Mercer Airport in New Jersey down to the Magic Kingdom and back all in one whirlwind day. Children began arriving around 5:30 to dance and hang out with some of their favorite characters before they boarded a Miami Air International Airplane and flew down to Orlando, Florida.…Continue Reading

Operation Dreamlift Creates Magic

Operation Dreamlift Creates Magic

Sunshine Foundation’s All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter held the 95th Annual Operation Dreamlift, where 84 chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children flew down to the Magic Kingdom for the day. A huge thanks to everyone involved, especially Sunshine Foundation’s All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter, the Trenton Mercer and surrounding community and Miami Air International…Continue Reading

Mr. Griffin Contest Answers 6 Dreams through Operation Dreamlift!

Mr. Griffin Contest Answers 6 Dreams through Operation Dreamlift!

The students at Gwynedd Mercy University held their 7th Annual Mr. Griffin Contest, where male athletes compete to become Mr. Griffin. The contestants danced and lip synced their ways into the judges hearts to raise funds for the 2016 Operation Dreamlift. The students were able to raise enough funds to send 6 children to the…Continue Reading

8th Annual Fastpitch

8th Annual Fastpitch

20 teams of compassionate girls came together to fast pitch while raising funds help support Sunshine Fast Pitch and Sunshine Foundation in seeing Yaribeth have her dream come true of going to Disney World! On hand for this special day were past dream recipients Elli, Jennifer and their wonderful families. Gratitude to Todd, Brenda their…Continue Reading

PEAC’s Got Talent!

PEAC’s Got Talent!

PEAC Health & Fitness held their 8th Annual Runway to Runway event to benefit the All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter’s Operation Dreamlift. The theme of this years Runway to Runway was PEAC;s Got Talent! The night was a showcase of local entertainers and PEAC members. From Ewing based band the TEMPOraries to Cher the night…Continue Reading

Jennifer’s Dream Story

Jennifer’s Dream Story

This year’s Fast-pitch answered Jennifer’s dream. Jennifer is from Hamilton, NJ and has Cerebral Palsy. Her dream of going to the Dream Village and Orlando Attractions was recently presented by the 2009 Sunshine Fast-pitch Dream Recipient, Ellianna. Ellianna and Jennifer go to the same school. Ellianna shared her scrapbook of her Dream Village trip with…Continue Reading

Donald’s Dream Story

Donald’s Dream Story

Sunshine Foundation surprises Donald with his Dream Come true! Donald is 7 years old and has Down Syndrome. Donald and his family will be going to the Dream Village and Orlando theme parks thanks to the All Volunteer Mercer County Chapter, who hosted their Annual Sunshine Fast-pitch Softball Tournament to answer Donald’s dream! Special thanks…Continue Reading