Dream Program


Photo Credit: Kelly Sweda Photography

Dream Foundation’s Dreams touch lives, meet essential needs and provide inspiration, comfort and closure at the end of life. Over the past two decades, our Dreams have provided psychosocial and emotional support tailored to thousands of terminally-ill adults and their families. Our work plays a critical role in the special end-of-life care that focuses on improving quality of life for patients and their families. With the support of a nationwide network of volunteers, hospices, health care organizations and committed donors, Dream Foundation has given life to more than 27,000 Dreams over the past two decades and has never turned down a qualified applicant.

Brought to you in part by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

If you only had one year to live…what would your DREAM be?

Dreams can be as simple as paying a heating bill to relieve financial stress, creating happy memories, meeting a personal hero—any request that provides support and compassion. Through this non-medical form of end-of-life compassionate care, Dreams provide inspiration, comfort and closure to Dreamers and their families.

Qualifications

Dream recipients live in the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, are 18 and older, are diagnosed with a life limiting illness with a life expectancy of 12 months or less, and lack the resources to fulfill the Dream themselves.

We do not fulfill certain types of Dreams.

Dream Application

Please use the following links to complete your application:

Apply online
Download Application PDF
Download Medical Release Form PDF

Health care professionals, please start here

Questions about your application? Please contact application@dreamfoundation.org.

Media Contact

Dani Cordaro
530-591-3902
dani@dreamfoundation.org

Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up