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Making Dreams Come True

by Reach For A Dream Foundation
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
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Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True

Summary

When a child gets diagnosed with a life-threatening illness it takes a severe toll on their life. Despite this reality, life-threatened children still have dreams, and we want to fulfill them. Fulfilling the dreams of life-threatened children is at the core of what we do.Through fulling each child's dream we are able to bring a spark of hope back into each child's life, as we know children want nothing more than to have their dreams come true, regardless of their illness.

$8,000
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Challenge

Childhood should be the most magical phase of one's life. For children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, the magic is easily lost. Reach For A Dream tries to alleviate some of the emotional, physical and financial strain of dealing with a life-threatening illness by creating magical moments that last a lifetime. Some of the health concerns we deal with range from leukemia, cystic fibrosis, and muscular dystrophy to HIV, kidney failure and blood disorders.

Solution

Biologically, hope can stimulate the release of internal painkiller molecules. *Dr. Jerome Groopman, Professor and Chairman of Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Through fulfilling each child's unique dream we are able to bring many forms of relief to each child. Fulfilling the dreams of terminally ill children is not just about fulfilling a child's wants. Our work is about improving the quality of life of these children.

Long-Term Impact

Through fulfilling each child's unique dream we are able to bring many forms of relief to each child. We do not argue that only hope is sufficient for recovery. Reach For A Dream believes rather that hope and belief in the possibility of a cure, can give patients the courage to endure the severe side effects of their illness.Fulfilling the dreams of terminally ill children is not just about fulfilling a child's wants. Our work is about improving the quality of life of these children.

Resources

http:/​/​www.reachforadream.org.za
https:/​/​reachforadream.org.za/​dreams/​dream-storie

Organization Information

Reach For A Dream Foundation

Location: Johannesburg - South Africa
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @ReachForADream
Project Leader:
Julia Sotirianakos
Johannesburg, South Africa

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