Dreams Come True for Children with Life-Threatening Illnesses in Jacksonville

Our Mission to Make Dreams Come True for Sick Children

What is Dreams Come True of Jacksonville?

Dreams Come True is the First Coast’s only locally-based, wish granting organization dedicated to using the power of a dream to bring hope and joy to EVERY First Coast child battling a life-threatening illness. Since 1984, we have fulfilled the dreams of more than 3,800 children. No child is ever denied a dream and no child is ever placed on a waiting list. We are proud to say that, unless otherwise designated, 100% of all donations go directly toward dream fulfillment.

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Dream Day 2017

Dreams Come True 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

The annual Dreams Come True 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is around the corner. Join us at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, as we present our annual Walk, Run, Roll event. Proceeds underwrite the programs and services of Dreams Come True, as your local dream-granting organization for Northeast Florida children battling life-threatening illnesses. Established by the Jacksonville Association of Health Underwriters (JAHU) in 2015, the event this year is presented by the Kent and Christie Stermon Foundation and organized by our 2018 DCT5K Corporate Chair Linda H. Sherrer, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty. Join us for a fun-filled event that will start and end inside the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

 

*Special registration note: Anyone who registers for the run AFTER Wednesday, September 26 must pick up their race bag and packet the morning of the race at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, starting at 7:00 a.m.

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Make Your Mark on Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True invites the community to come together and put a lasting imprint on our brand new patio. By purchasing a limited edition brick paver, you will make your mark on Dreams Come True and help us continue our mission to use the power of a dream to bring hope and joy to EVERY First Coast child battling a life-threatening illness. Each brick is customizable to leave your name or a unique message as a reminder to all that visit. Due to the generosity of JB Coxwell Contractors, WW Gay Mechanical, Stellar, Matt Connell, and the Miller Electric Company, all proceeds from your brick paver purchase will go directly to the programs and services of Dreams Come True.

 

Order your brick today, and make your mark on Dreams Come True.

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