Sunshine Foundation

Dream Stories

OARA Tire Take Back 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017

8th Annual OARA Tire Take Back Launched with a Dream Come True

Unlike most kids her age, twelve-year-old Nethulya will spend her summer vacation, from school this year, in the hospital recovering from a major hip surgery that will require a three-month stay and months of extensive physiotherapy.
Marissa's Dream Presentation 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Marissa's Disney Dolphin Dream of a Lifetime

Marissa Parks is an 11-year old girl from Dartmouth, NS, living with muscular dystrophy. Her day-to-day experience includes severe muscle weakness and pain from leg exertion and the constant reality of the toll her physical disability takes on her body.
Genevieve Sunshine Dreamer
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Impact of a Dream Come True on Mental Health

Many of the children across Canada who are impacted by Sunshine’s dream programs live with multiple diagnoses, some of which may fall under the umbrella of mental health. Anxiety and depression are common amongst our Sunshine Dreamers.
Hayden Guelph Storm Sunshine Dream Presentation
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Guelph Storm Helps Surprise Local Boy with Sunshine Dream Come True

January 17th's OHL game between the Guelph Storm and the Niagara Ice Dogs kicked off with a big surprise for 10-year-old Hayden Veale from Guelph, ON, a local boy living with cerebral palsy.
Ashlynn Hawaiian Countdown
Friday, December 23, 2016

Ashlynn’s Hawaiian Countdown to Sun, Sand, and Warm Waters

Who doesn’t love counting down to something fun? “Five more sleeps until my Birthday!” “10 more minutes to New Year’s Eve!” 10-year old Ashlynn from Gray, Saskatchewan started her countdown at fifty-five.

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