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

Virtual RunWalkBark4Dreams

Virtual RunWalkBark4Dreams

18th Annual RunWalkBark4Dreams Has Gone VIRTUAL! Run or walk from anywhere: your neighborhood, your local park, school track, gym, or your treadmill! Even take your dog for a walk to help make Dreams Come True! #50StateSunshineChallenge June 6th through June 21st Only $10 Register Today for the Virtual RunWalkBark4Dreams: https://thesunshinefoundationvirtualrace.itsyourrace.com/Continue Reading

Addie Pays It Forward

Addie Pays It Forward

Since 2013, even before her Dream Come True trip took place, Addie, diagnosed with spina bifida, has been raising funds for other Sunshine Foundation dreamers by hosting an annual Addie’s Royal Cupcake and Lemonade Stand. She has had 8 cupcake and lemonade stands over the last 7 years, and Addie has raised over $30,000 to…Continue Reading

An Important Message From  Kate Sample

An Important Message From Kate Sample

Dear Sunshine Foundation Family and Friends, Hoping you are taking good care of you and your loved ones and those most vulnerable at this time. Sunshine Foundation continues to operate with our Staff working from home. Applications are being processed at this time. Understandably, we have suspended scheduling dreams in consideration of the safety and…Continue Reading

HOW YOU CAN HELP ANSWER A DREAM

HOW YOU CAN HELP ANSWER A DREAM

Sunshine Foundation has made over 41,000 dreams come true for children in need thanks to the generous support of our donors! Visit https://www.sunshinefoundation.org/how-you-can-help/ for a list of some ways to help Sunshine Foundation answer dreams for the children on our national waiting list. Visit our How You Can Help page to learn more. You can…Continue Reading

Matching Gift Companies

Matching Gift Companies

Did you know you might be able to double your gift? Below are companies that make Matching Gifts! Please check with your employer to see if they will match your charitable contributions! Aetna Ameriprise Financial Amgen, Inc AXIS Specialty US Services Bank of America BP Oil Bristol-Myers Squibb Company And many more…click here for list!Continue Reading

GivingTuesday

GivingTuesday

#GIVINGTUESDAY #GivingTuesday – celebrate and support giving and philanthropy! This Holiday Season, please help make children’s Dreams Come True! Sam is over 60% to his goal…donate today at https://adoptadream.org/campaigns/sam/ and help make his Dream Come True! Every $1 makes a difference! Other Ways to Support Sunshine Foundation this Holiday Season, and Throughout the Year:     Login…Continue Reading