Category Archives: Corporate Sponsor Stories

Walmart Local Community Grant

Walmart Local Community Grant

We are so grateful to Walmart and their Local Community Grant Program for selecting Sunshine Foundation as a recipient for their recent grants! Sunshine Foundation was recently awarded two grants, from Walmart Store # 5214 in Kissimmee, FL, and Walmart Store #5649 in Warrington, PA. Support from Walmart enables children who would not qualify for a…Continue Reading

New iPad for Nathan

New iPad for Nathan

“Nathan would like to Thank You Very Much for this Gift! Nathan loves and appreciates his new iPad and accessories. He primarily loves to use his new iPad for taking videos and pictures of the things important to him in everyday life.  He also loves to watch YouTube for ‘Thomas and Friends’ videos and Geico…Continue Reading

Grayson’s New Swing

Grayson’s New Swing

Grayson, an 8-year-old with low-functioning autism, was granted his dream of a new therapy swing. “Thanks to the help and generosity of the Sunshine Foundation, donors, family and friends, Grayson was able to get an amazing therapy swing! He has been on it every day and his smile says it all!” – Grayson’s mom Grayson’s…Continue Reading

Rite Aid Foundation Grant

Rite Aid Foundation Grant

Giving Tuesday marked the unofficial start of this year’s giving season, and Sunshine Foundation is thrilled to hear we will be receiving a $10,000 grant from The Rite Aid Foundation! The funds will support our mission of answering the dreams of children with life-long chronic illnesses and conditions. Thank You Rite Aid Foundation and KidCents…Continue Reading

Local Attractions & Activities

Local Attractions & Activities

Dream come true! Fifteen-year-old Ethan, diagnosed with PTSD from trauma, wished to visit local attractions & activities. Ethan was able to experience great family time as well as purchase a gaming system for some socially distanced entertainment. Ethan’s grandmother and guardian said, “Ethan has had a lot of struggles lately. It was nice to be…Continue Reading

Nathanael’s Shopping Spree Dream Come True!

Nathanael’s Shopping Spree Dream Come True!

Nathanael is all smiles with his new sneakers! This fall, just in time for Nathanael’s 13th birthday, he received his wish for a shopping spree through the Sunshine Foundation.  Nathanael, who suffers from trauma, said, “I was very happy and excited to be able to buy things I wanted. The two pairs of sneakers in…Continue Reading

Glory Days Grill 2020 Golf Tournament

Glory Days Grill 2020 Golf Tournament

Glory Days Grill hosted its 33rd Annual Golf Tournament benefitting the Sunshine Foundation. Each year, Glory Days Grill is making dreams come true with the proceeds from their tournament. Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day of Sunshine and good times with golfing, a luncheon, and raffles. The 2020 Golf Tournament proceeds raised funds for David’s dream.…Continue Reading

How I Own Cerebral Palsy

How I Own Cerebral Palsy

Carmen, diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, was recently granted a dream request by the Sunshine Foundation for financial assistance to have her book, “How I Own Cerebral Palsy” published. The original wish-granting organization, the Sunshine Foundation answers the dreams of children living with life-long chronic illnesses, physical challenges, or the trauma of abuse. Carmen had a very special…Continue Reading

Katherine’s Special Dream Was to Own a Bike.

Katherine’s Special Dream Was to Own a Bike.

Katherine, age 16, diagnosed with low-functioning autism and ADHD. Katherine’s Special dream was to own a bike.  “Katie has wanted to ride a bike for as long as I can remember. The problem is she can’t do it. It’s one of those things that is just too hard for her. Katie has low-functioning autism, ADHD &…Continue Reading

Thanks to Lord’s Church at Lake Henry for helping Kylie with her dream come true!

Thanks to Lord’s Church at Lake Henry for helping Kylie with her dream come true!

Kylie, age 10 diagnosed with Hypoglycemia, Ehlers-Danios Syndrome. Her special dream was to go to the beach to collect shells to make stuff with, she’s very creative. She can’t wait to go swimming; she is a sweet little girl who loves sparkles and has a huge heart for others.   “We want to thank The Sunshine foundation and the generous…Continue Reading

Briella’s Aqua-tot Dream Come True!

Briella’s Aqua-tot Dream Come True!

Briella age 7, from Willow Grove, PA diagnosed with Down Syndrome. Briella loves to run, jump, climb, and explore. A fearless escape-artist, Briella is drawn to water. She also likes to sing and paint. Briella’s dream is to attend Aqua-Tots swim school where she can receive specialized individual swimming and water-safety instruction.   Thanks to Boscov’s, DRPA, The Wireless…Continue Reading