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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.Continue Reading

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Special Dreams Come True Stories

Teagen Get’s His Dream

Teagen Get’s His Dream

Our All-Volunteer Southern Ocean Chapter did it once again!! Headed by Tom Siciliano, the S.O. Chapter held it’s 22nd Annual Flue/Bluefish Tournament. The day was perfect with not a cloud in the sky!! There were many great prizes to win and lots of wonderful treats to enjoy. The beneficiary of this event was 5 year…Continue Reading

Ariel gets her dream!!

Ariel gets her dream!!

We did it!! Together we raised enough to send Ariel and her family to her dream trip in Disney!! Ariel is a great young lady who happens to have epilepsy. She loves the Disney princesses and became fast friends with Belle and Snow White at our 5k. Ariel’s big dream is to meet Minnie Mouse!! She will get to spend time at our Sunshine Foundation Dream Village and forget about any stress she has. This year our RunWalkBark4Dreams welcomed some new friends and sponsors. We want to welcome and thank Kitchen Savers and Action Karate of Newtown, PA. We would not be able to grant these special dreams without the support of our community and all of our amazing sponsors who come back and support us each year. Continue Reading

98th Operation Dreamlift

98th Operation Dreamlift

Thank You to the Mercer County All-Volunteer Chapter of the Sunshine Foundation, Miami Air International, New Jersey State Police, local and county law enforcement and fire departments, sponsors, supporters and all the wonderful volunteers that made the 98th #operationdreamlift to the Magic Kingdom a huge success!!! Watch news footage from 6 ABC Action News, Fox…Continue Reading

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

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

Draven’s Dream Come True

Draven’s Dream Come True

Draven who is 4-years-old and is diagnosed with global developmental delay. Draven came down to Central Florida with his parents for his dream trip to visit Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, and LEGOLAND Florida. “He has been more outgoing and more connected to what’s around him.” Special thank you to Sea World Orlando, Universal Orlando…Continue Reading

Yamilette’s Dream Trip!

Yamilette’s Dream Trip!

Yamilette, 16 with low functioning autism, received her Dream Come True thanks to Next Level Trainings. Next Level Trainings told Yamilette that her Dream was coming true at the base of One World Trade Center, when it was lit up yellow for Sunshine Foundation. Thank you to everyone who helped make Yamilette’s Dream Come True!…Continue Reading