Sunshine Dream Programs

Sunshine Dreams

A Sunshine Dream is an individual experience, dreamed by a Sunshine dreamer and fulfilled by our dedicated Programs team. These experiences are as unique as the kids who dream them and often include family members in the celebration of this once-in-a-lifetime customized dream.

Read life-changing dream stories below:

Boy Band Changes Jalee’s Life

Whether you grew up listening to the hits of the Beach Boys, New Kids on the Block, Backstreet Boys or One Direction, swooning over the looks and the lyrics of a boy band is a common part of a teenage girls’ upbringing.

Confidence at her feet

We can all relate to the feeling of wearing a cool new pair of shoes. The right pair can feel like you’re floating above the ground (perhaps even doing the moonwalk)!

Lucas' Dream Swings Into Action

Ten-year-old Lucas is an active boy who loves biking and playing baseball with his friends. He doesn’t miss a single opportunity to try everything: “the faster, bigger or higher it is, the better!” he says.

Sunshine Saved My Soul

When she was fourteen years old, Sarah Lashbrook’s life changed in an instant. A Christmas Eve visit to her aunt’s home in Sudbury just an hour’s car ride away turned into a nightmare when her parents’ car was hit head-on.

Hannah's New Handcycle

For 18-year-old Hannah from Penticton, BC, a new bike is more than a dream come true. It’s a means of independence, empowerment, and the ability to pay-it-forward. Hannah lives with spina bifida and is paraplegic from the waist down.

Taylor's Dream in Entertainment

Taylor was an Olympic gymnastics hopeful, on track to compete for Canada in the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the age of fourteen, she was injured in a training accident, resulting in a severe spinal cord injury which left her with quadriplegia