Category Archives: Dream Come True Stories

Puppy Love!

Puppy Love!

Eleven-year-old Jacob, with Tourette’s Syndrome, received the gift that keeps on giving through the Sunshine Foundation. Jacob and his family are happy new owners of an adorable puppy named “Peaches”!

Our new dog has changed Jacob’s life. Her name is Peaches and Jacob loves to cuddle her, bathe her, care for her, make her bed and most of all, run all around the house with her. Thanks for making his life much happier…it means the world to him, and his 4 other siblings.” – Jacob’s mom, Tracy

Peaches, who is a cavapoochon (cavalier, poodle, bichon), is bringing endless smiles, snuggles, and joy. We can’t think of a better way to start off the new year! Jacob’s Dream Come True was made possible by the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, thank you!!

Dream Trip to Florida for Cora!

Dream Trip to Florida for Cora!

“Everything was a marvelous adventure for Cora. She wanted her picture taken with every character she saw!” – Cora’s Mom Cora, who is a victim of trauma and has microcephaly, recently had her Dream Trip to Florida wish come true thanks to The Batchelor Foundation! Fifteen-year-old Cora loved the boat and train rides, seeing Harry…Continue Reading

Swimming Pool for Nevaeh

Swimming Pool for Nevaeh

Nevaeh is looking forward to making a splash in her new pool! “Nevaeh is going to love the pool when she can get in it, she will be ready for summer! We can’t thank you enough!” — Nevaeh’s mom Eight-year-old Nevaeh, who has spina bifida, can’t wait until the weather turns warm again to enjoy her…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

Shopping Spree

Shopping Spree

Six-year-old Caden, diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, was thrilled to receive his dream wish for a shopping spree. His family was able to purchase necessary items such as storage for medical equipment, clothes, and bedding along with plenty of fun toys and entertainment items. Caden’s mom said, “Thanks to you all, Caden has more storage…Continue Reading

Keziah’s MacBook Pro

Keziah’s MacBook Pro

Keziah, age 16, with bilateral osteochondral defect is enjoying her new MacBook Pro thanks to Sunshine Foundation.  “On behalf of my family, we want to say thanks to the Sunshine Foundation for providing my daughter, Keziah, with her new Apple MacBook Pro. Homeschooling has now become our new normal and Keziah will be using her MacBook for her schoolwork as well as…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

New Playset for Jerry

New Playset for Jerry

Ten-year-old Jerry is enjoying his new therapeutic playset!  Jerry, diagnosed with hydrocephalus, received his wish for a customized playset.  Instead of traditional swings, Jerry’s family was able to replace them with therapy swings.      Jerry’s mom said, “Jerry is really enjoying the playset. Having his own playset is the best.  Climbing and moving around is…Continue Reading