Adopt a Dream

Frequently Asked Questions

YES. Your donation to Sunshine Foundation will support the dream of the child you select, along with a portion to cover administrative expenses to process the child’s dream. If the funding for that particular child’s dream exceeds the goal required to fulfill the dream, the additional funding will be used by the Sunshine Foundation to support another child on our waiting list. All donations are subject to the policies of the Sunshine Foundation.

Adopt a Dream is Sunshine Foundation’s program to help answer a child’s dream. The average cost of adopting a Special Dream Florida Theme Parks Trip is $5,500. You may also adopt a Special Dream at $2,200 or a Shopping Spree Dream at $1,100. (Goal amount includes a portion to cover administrative expenses to process the child’s dream).

Absolutely! If you adopt the entire dream of a child, we can help raise funds more quickly for the other children on Sunshine Foundation’s waiting list.

YES.  We encourage everyone to use their social media resources to help our children!

Sunshine Foundation will reach out to the family as quickly as possible to start planning their dream.

The fundraising goal amount may change depending on the dream. Any funds raised in excess of the fund goal amount will be applied to another child on our waiting list.

Please visit Refer a Child web page, review our criteria, and complete the Refer A Child Form.

We encourage you to check out our general FAQ page for other answers.