Planned & Annual Giving

Planned Giving

Ensure your legacy lives on in the dreams of children

With your help, every ill child in our community will continue to experience the hope and joy of a dream come true.

Please consider including Dreams Come True in your estate planning or will. Your philanthropy can make a great impact and sustain our mission for many years to come.

With the advice and direction of your professional advisors and Dreams Come True staff, you may establish the type of gift that provides the greatest benefit to you, your family and, ultimately, Dreams Come True.


Introducing…The Thomas R. McGehee Society

Named for the founder of Dreams Come True, The Thomas R. McGehee Society is composed of individuals who believe it is imperative that future generations of children battling life-threatening illnesses will continue achieving their dreams.

Through their generosity, The Thomas R. McGehee Society members are the foundation upon which Dreams Come True builds for both today and tomorrow. Membership in The Thomas R. McGehee Society is obtained by providing a planned gift to Dreams Come True.


Additional ways to donate

Contributions may be gifts in the form of merchandise or money. You can also choose to give your time by becoming a volunteer. We never stop fulfilling dreams, so your contributions are important year-round.

Dreams Come True is also proud in its dedication to apply 100% off all donations, unless otherwise designated by the donor, directly toward dreams. This is made possible by the support of our Board of Directors, Program Sponsors, Program Contributors and donors who make unrestricted donations. Unrestricted donations are used for administrative costs or dream expenses, as deemed necessary. To learn more about our community campaign, click here.


Payroll Deductions

Another way to help is to designate Dreams Come True as the recipient of your Combined Federal Campaign contribution. You can find our listing in the Combined Federal Credit brochure under the agency code #65453. Dreams Come True is also part of the Florida State Employee Charitable Campaign, find our listing in the brochure. Or, you can write in Dreams Come True when you give to United Way.

Does your company have a giving or volunteer matching campaign? If so, please contact our community relations manager about having Dreams Come True involved.


Sponsor an Event

Individuals and businesses in our community work diligently to raise money to sponsor the dreams of local children. The majority of this support is in the form of a special event. If you are interested in providing financial support or an in-kind donation to assist in raising funds at a third party event or one of Dreams Come True’s Signature events then please contact Community Relations  Manager Andrea Siracusa at (904) 296-3030 or andrea@dreamscometrue.org. Any support that can be provided to a fundraising event is very important in the ability to raise money to sponsor dreams.


Host a Fundraiser

Businesses interested in sponsoring a child’s dream can provide their support through employee activities, such as bake sales, festivals, or other fundraising activities. Companies may also sponsor a dream through just a company donation.  As a dream sponsor, you will be able to meet the child whose dream you sponsor through a Celebration of Life dream party held at our Dreams Come True office.This dream party is when the child is formally presented with the dream packet, which includes the itinerary, spending money and other dream details.  The party is a wonderful opportunity for you to meet your dream child and hear all about the amazing things you have made possible!Dreams Come True applies 100% of all third party event contributions directly toward a child’s dream.

If you are interested in hosting a fundraiser, or sponsoring a child’s dream, please contact Community Relations Manager Andrea Siracusa at (904) 296-3030 or andrea@dreamscometrue.org.

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