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     sunshine foundation®
                 The Original Wish Granting Organization

Sunshine Foundation's sole purpose is to answer 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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Sunshine Foundation in the Headlines! Featured Stories
Sunshine Foundation grants Trenton child special trip - Times of Trenton

Trenton boy with incurable disorder granted dream birthday vacation to Disney World - Times of Trenton

Sunshine Foundation founder to be honored with posthumous award - The Itelligencer

Sunshine Foundation Surprises Yonkers Child With Visit To Theme Parks

Foundation goes "above and beyond" to assist Wagner family of Frederick - Carbon Valley Farmer & Miner

Moorhead Girl Raises 2580 to Help Dreams Come True  - KVRR Fox News Fargo

Little Girl's Lemonade Stand Raises Thousands For Chairty - WDAY News

Dreams really do come true - Satnta Roa's Press Gazette

Moorhead Girl With Spina Bifida To Hold Lemonade Stand For Non Profit

Lindsay's Quinn Fraser is going to Disney World -- Kawartha Media Group

Sunshine Foundation grants dream trip to seriously ill child in Perland -- Perland Journal

William Sample, Who Touched Many Lives With Sunshine Foundation, Dream Village, Dies at 78 -- News Chief  

William Sample: Former police officer dedicated life to granting wishes of sick children - Orlando Sentinel  

Bill Sample, founder of nation's original wish-granting orgaization, passes away

Local 8-year-old receives a trip of a lifetime vacation -- Sun Gazette

Founder of Sunshine Foundation dies at 78 -- Northeast Times

Sunshine Foundation's Founder Sample dies at 78. -- The Intelligencer

Willam "Bill" Sample, 78, Founder of the Sunshine Foundation -- Philly.com

Bill Sample's Legacy includes making dreams come true for thousands of local children -- Tentonian

Sunshine Foundation: Granting wishes, one child at a time
Sunshine Foundation sends Bethlehem Boy to Florida - Lehigh Valley Live

A Marine Dream Come True- Elk Grove Citizen

Sunshine Foundation Gives Stroudsburg Family Trip - Pocono Record

All Volunteer Cape Atlantic Chapter Helps Remodel Space Cottage - Shore New Today 

Casey's Dream: Waterville teen overcomes obstacles, dreams of Florida trip - Faribault Daily News

Humble child receives dream come true  -yourhumblenews.com

Family Strength - Teen with spina bifida takes a trip of a lifetime - So MD News

The FDA has approved a new treatment for HGPS. Read more here.

Local Teen Supports Epilepsy Awareness - Sanoma West

Charity Surprises Local Military Family With Trip - 10 News San Diego

Touring with Tourette's -Livingston Parish News

Sun Shines for Operation Dreamlift's Trip to Disney World - Trentonian

Inside Polk 2011 Sunshine Foundation's Dream Village

Trenton Boy with Down Syndrome Chosen by Sunshine Foundation-
NJ Times

Sunshine Provides Comfort For A Little Boy - Lancaster Online

Minnetonka Families Bowl
for Dreams - Minnetonka Patch

Indiana Boy Gets Dream,
Come True!
- Fox 19

Time to Shine: Sunshine
Foundation Sends Recovering
Child, Family From Berthoud on Disney Vacation - Reporter Herald

Sunshine Foundation Gives
Teen Dream Come True - 6ABC

Bill Sample Honored with Humanitarian Award - Lower Southampton Spirit

Sunshine Foundation on
Brotherly Love - CBS3
NBC 5 Chicago - Ava and Danielle's Dream Come True

Lisa Thomas-Laury's Special Report on
2012 Mercer County Dreamlift!

Bright House Networks Air Time Grant

Bright House Networks generously donated air time to run Sunshine Foundation PSA's thoughout the month. Let us know if you see one. Thank you Patterson Studios for creating this PSA and Bright House NEtworks for the generous air time grant!

Taylor is 10 years old and has spina bifida. She is from Montrose, MN. She will be going to the Dream Village and Central Florida attractions! Her dream was answered through the new All Volunteer MN Dream Catchers Chapter.

Logan's Dream on NBC Channel 2 News OK

 Sunshine Foundation's 35th Anniversary Event Answers 7 Dreams!

Sunshine Foundation and Sunshine Foundation Dreamer, Hannah, were recently featured on
 10 NBC News "The Good News

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A look back at Bob Dotson's Sunshine Foundation coverage on the Today Show!

Sunshine 1980 Today Show

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