DREAM COME TRUE helps our dream recipients with funeral expenses if a child should unfortunately pass away.
Each day Dream Come True spends every waking moment working to fulfill as many dreams as possible for ou kids. Unfortunately some of our angells succumb to their illnesses while still in the dawn of their lives. It is in their memories, that we dedicate this page!
Kaleb passed away at the age of 12 years old. Kaleb was diagnosed with a very rare illness called Adrenoleukodystrophy. This illness affects 1 in 18,000. It is often misdiagnosed. Many states do not include an ADL test for newborns, if caught during newborn testing ADL can be treated. Unfortunately Kaleb was not tested. His symptoms began just passed his 8th birthday. April of 2016 his family was told he would digress very quickly. His dream of Disneyworld was fulfilled April 2016, he was already declining. Kaleb was in hospice soon after that and our little warrior fought until February 2020 when he passed.
Tim was diagnosed with Hepatocellular Carcinoma when he was 15 years old. His dream was for a custom MacBook Pro. Tim chose all the specs for his MacPro. Fortunately, Tim’s dream was fulfilled in February 2020, right in the beginning of the pandemic which caused a slight delay in delivery. Tim, a sweet young man, passed away on June 19, 2020 at age 16, six months after he was diagnosed.
Sheila was diagnosed with Spastic Quadraplegic Cerebral Palsy. Sheila’s dream of Disneyworld was fulfilled in 2007 when she was 7 years old. She was a mainstay at all Dream Come True events. Sheila passed away on 9/14/2020 a month before her 20th birthday.
Jarrett was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Jarrett had a memorable trip to Disneyworld in 1991 when he was 11 years old in March 1991. Jarrett passed away at age 40 on July 30, 2020.
Kylee was diagnosed with Gastric Adenocarcinoma at age 19. Kylee graduated from high school in May. Due to the pandemic Kylee’s dream of Disneyworld could not be fulfilled. Kylee passed away August 8, 2020, with her family by her side, 6 months after diagnosis on her 19th birthday.
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We are incredibly thankful for the kindness, compassion, and love that Dream Come True showered on our family during our daughter's illness. Dream Come True entered our family's life when our daughter Sarah was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 5 - a crushing blow that left our family heartbroken and terrified.
Taking a trip to Disney is a dream come true for Kieran.Our family had a blast ! Give The Kids the World was a amazing place to stay. There was so much to do there . The accommodations and food were very welcoming.
Ben was diagnosed with ALL-PreB just two weeks before his second birthday. When he completed his treatment, Dream Come True provided the most amazing trip to Florida that I could imagine.