Emilia Enjoys a Family Trip to the Florida Theme Parks

Emilia, with Pierre Robin syndrome, enjoyed a family trip to the Florida theme parks.

Thank you from Emilia’s Family

“Thank you for everything you did for us! Thank you to the Sunshine Foundation for fulfilling Emilia’s dream. She and her siblings had the best vacation of their lives.” – Emilia’s mom, Cynthia 

Pierre Robin Sequence

Pierre Robin sequence is a rare congenital birth defect characterized by an underdeveloped jaw, backward displacement of the tongue, and upper airway obstruction.


We are grateful to Mary and Daniel Loughran Foundation, Adopt a Dream donors, and a generous private donor for making Emilia’s dream come true.

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. Since 1976, Sunshine Foundation has spread Sunshine into the lives of more than 42,500 children.

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