See The Sunshine in Every Child

Making dreams come true for children, ages three through eighteen, who have severe or profound illnesses or conditions.

Josiah Meets Mickey

Josiah, diagnosed with Septo-optic dysplasia, loved meeting the characters at Disney World!

About Us

Sunshine Foundation answers the dreams of children, ages three through eighteen, who have severe or profound physical/developmental/intellectual challenges or trauma from physical/sexual abuse, and whose families have limited income.

Special Dreams

Sunshine Foundation’s special dreams can be anything from a family trip, a shopping spree, or adaptive medical or therapeutic equipment!  Our dreamers have requested and received items such as above-ground swimming pools, outdoor play equipment, sensory rooms, and many other amazing dream items.

Magical Dreams

When asked the question, “If you could have one dream, what would it be?” the most common response from the children we serve is to visit the Central Florida theme parks. Our magical dreams may include visits to Legoland, Disney, SeaWorld, Universal, and more. Children get to meet their favorite characters, enjoy the rides, and take in all the amazing sights.

Dream Village

Sunshine Foundation has its own Dream Village in Davenport, FL, where families may stay while on a dream trip to Central Florida! The Dream Village features nine fairy tale-themed cottages plus accessible amenities, including a heated zero-entry swimming pool, a mini-golf course, and a playground!

Upcoming Events

Check out the latest events with Sunshine Foundation

Sunshine Scramble

Oct 9, 2023 – Newark, DE – Join the 27th Annual Sunshine Scramble hosted by the All-Volunteer New Castle County Chapter

Halloween Bingo

Oct 13, 2023 – Hammonton, NJ – Dress up in your favorite costume and join the BINGO fun to make dreams come true!

Glory Days Grill Golf

Oct 17, 2023 – Clifton, VA – Glory Days Grill is hosting its 36th Annual Sunshine Foundation Golf Tournament to make dreams come true

How You Can Help

Sunshine Foundation has made over 41,900 dreams come true for children in need thanks to the generous support of our donors! Below are some ways to help Sunshine Foundation answer dreams for the children on our national waiting list.

  • Volunteering

  • Corporate Sponsors

  • Retail Partners

  • Workplace Campaigns

  • Matching Gifts Companies