Every Child
Deserves to Know
What it's Like
to Have a
Dream Come True

Tucker, Age 5, Spina Bifida

Every Child
Deserves to Know
What it's Like
to Have a
Dream Come True

Tucker, Age 5, Spina Bifida

Every Child
Deserves to Know
What it's Like
to Have a
Dream Come True

Tucker, Age 5, Spina Bifida

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 financial strain that the child’s illness may cause.

Learn more about our Dream Programs and how you can request a dream come true for a child.

We rely on your generosity to help make these childrens' dreams come true. 

See The Sunshine in Every Child

We'd like to share with you our most recent Dreams Come True Stories

Dream Request Video

Dream Request Video

Kate Sample, Sunshine Foundation President, shares information about the criteria and procedure to Request a Dream for a child with chronic, life-long special needs. Please visit www.sunshinefoundation.org for more information and click on Request a Dream. Thank you to BAYADA Home Health Care for helping create this informative video!Continue Reading

Beyond the Diagnosis:       pre-order now!

Beyond the Diagnosis: pre-order now!

Amy Mattson’s daughter, Mikayla, was a Sunshine Foundation dream recipient last year. Amy is releasing a book on parenting children with special needs titled Beyond the Diagnosis: The Path to Thriving as a Special Needs Parent. The book is currently in the pre-order stage with a launch date of 4/9/2019. Amy will donate $1 from…Continue Reading

Jibril’s Dream Come True

Jibril’s Dream Come True

Jibril 14, with Ring 18 chromosome recently had her dream trip to the Central Florida Theme Parks with her family! During her trip, she got to go on the Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and was involved in the Lion King Show! “It was great for the whole family to spend time together outside of…Continue Reading

Thank You RunWalkBark4Dreams

Thank You RunWalkBark4Dreams

Thank you RunWalkBark4Dreams Dear Sunshine Foundation, Now that we are home and settled in, I want to say thank you. Thank you, thank you to your volunteers, thank you to every person & business who donates, & thank you to your employees. I just had the best 4 days of my entire life. Your amazing organization…Continue Reading

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Dream Makers Spotlight

Ways to Help the Sunshine Foundation


Donate Now


Honorary and Memorial Donations


Become a Corporate Dream Maker


Designate Sunshine Foundation in your employee or planned giving campaign 


Donate Theme Park Tickets or Airline Miles 


Adopt a Dream ($5,000) 


Support Events (attend, donate auction items, sponsor) 


Organize your own Fundraiser (golf tournament, walk, poker run, % of sales) 


Spread Sunshine ("Like" us on Facebook and share with friends) 


Volunteer (office, grounds, events, airport greeter, advisory council, event committees, dreamlifts)

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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.