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Dream Come True Stories

While, Sunshine Foundation’s most requested dream is a family trip to the Dream Village and the Orlando Attractions, Sunshine Foundation also receives many other requests as well. Sunshine Foundation’s special dreams can be anything from a celebrity meet and greet, family trip or shopping spree.

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. 

Special Dreams Come True Stories

Sensory Gym for Jackson

Sensory Gym for Jackson

Our latest dreamer to benefit from a shopping spree is five-year-old Jackson. Jackson, who has bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, wished for items to build a sensory gym at home. “We have 3 children, 2 of which have “extra” or special needs and we have been working towards providing a sensory gym in our garage! With…Continue Reading

New Accessible Van for Ty

New Accessible Van for Ty

“Ty is now able to go anywhere in a safe and reliable van..in fact, he was able to make a trip to Alabama to see his grandfather who had heart surgery this week! Ty was not able to travel this far for over 3 years due to an old handicap van which had several problems…Continue Reading

My Hero’s Dream Come True

My Hero’s Dream Come True

Our guest blogger, Amanda, writes of her son Aiden’s Dream Come True Trip to Florida. Aiden, 14, has Chiari malformation, hydrocephalus, and tibial dysplasia. “When you look back and evaluate, appreciate, times in your life that meant so much to you, you think about what made it possible.  The smile, the laughs, the joy I…Continue Reading

Alexis’ Real Dolls

Alexis’ Real Dolls

Alexis, with severe intellectual disability, was thrilled to be able to purchase real baby dolls and lots of accessories thanks to her shopping spree wish. Thank you to the many supporters who enabled Alexis’ Dream to Come True: Glory Days Grill Golf Tournament, Kathy Davis Studio, and Tricky Tray Fundraiser. “Alexis loves her babies and…Continue Reading

Brandon’s Disney Dream

Brandon’s Disney Dream

Brandon, with Down syndrome, had his Dream Trip to Florida come true thanks to the Batchelor Foundation! “Having this dream has given Brandon the opportunity to go to Disney for the first time. We would never have been able to afford to go, so this was such a gift. Thank you so much for doing…Continue Reading

Adventurous Dream Trip

Adventurous Dream Trip

Jesse, age 7, with a chromosomal disorder, had an amazing time on his Dream Trip to Tennessee and Georgia. His mom said, “Jesse had a great time and did a few things he never did before.” His new adventures included horseback riding by himself, ziplining (he wanted to do it again once he went), riding…Continue Reading

New Playset for Pasha

New Playset for Pasha

When the pandemic limits the number of places you can safely go, there is nothing better than having entertainment right in your back yard! Twelve-year-old Pasha, with Down Syndrome, was granted his wish for a new swing set. Pasha’s mom Hope said, “Thank you SUNSHINE FOUNDATION for making a dream swing set come true! Pasha…Continue Reading

Disney Dreams for Katelyn

Disney Dreams for Katelyn

Dream Come True! Katelyn says, “I would like to say thank you to the Sunshine Foundation for giving me the opportunity to spend quality time with the two people who mean the most to me, my parents, in Disney World! The trip was magical & very relaxing.” Katelyn, who has polycystic ovary syndrome, was thrilled…Continue Reading