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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

Resort Retreat

Resort Retreat

When Tyler’s original dream of a cruise was canceled due to COVID, his family made alternatevacation plans to an autism-friendly resort! “Thank you Sunshine Foundation for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This place has been hands down amazing with my son. Tyler has had the most amazing vacation ever!” –Megan, Tyler’s mom Tyler, 16, with low-functioning autism,…Continue Reading

Swimming Pool for Nevaeh

Swimming Pool for Nevaeh

Nevaeh is 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, received her new above-ground pool over the winter and couldn’t wait until summer to…Continue Reading

Leo’s New Stroller

Leo’s New Stroller

Leo is loving his new adaptive stroller from his Special Dream request from Sunshine Foundation! Eight-year-old Leo with cerebral palsy can now get around so much easier. “Thank you so much!! He looks so happy and comfortable in his new stroller! Can’t thank you enough!” –Leos’ mom, Jaqueline. Thank you to the generous donors who…Continue Reading

iPad for Justin

iPad for Justin

Dream Granted! Justin, 10, with low-functioning autism is excited to use his new iPad and accessories granted through Sunshine Foundation. “Justin is enjoying his new iPad so much. Since he is doing school virtually, he is home all day, so it’s great to use the iPad as an award for completing assignments. I am teaching…Continue Reading

LEGOLAND Adventure!

LEGOLAND Adventure!

“We are beyond grateful to the Sunshine Foundation for granting Rhett’s wish to go to LEGOLAND Florida over spring break! It was such a blessing to witness the abundant joy and wonder on the kids’ faces for a few days!” We are so happy to hear that Rhett, 6, with low-functioning autism had a great…Continue Reading

Music Dreams Coming True

Music Dreams Coming True

Christianna has a unique dream request of recording her music. Her mom describes her passion for music, “Ever since Christianna was a young child, she always loved to sing. As she got older, her musical talents flourished, and she began composing her own songs and music. It has always been a dream of Christianna’s to…Continue Reading

Gerald’s NASCAR Dream

Gerald’s NASCAR Dream

NASCAR fan Gerald had the time of his life visiting the Bristol Motor Speedway during his dream trip to Tennessee! Gerald’s mom said, “We had a wonderful trip to Tennessee. Jerry had a blast, he even got to watch part of the truck race! Thank you, Sunshine Foundation, for making his dream come true!” Gerald,…Continue Reading

William’s Gaming Package

William’s Gaming Package

William loves his new Xbox! “Thanks so much for making William’s wish come true. With his new gaming chair, William has started sitting up straighter rather than sitting on the floor. His first word after seeing his wish, was “Wow!” He had fun waiting on packages to come in the mail and was even more…Continue Reading