• Read the stories about the dreams that came true for our dream kids and their families.

  • Make a dream come true today by referring a child. Everyone deserves a wish, make one come true today.

  • There are many ways you can help make a dream come true. Learn more about becoming a volunteer today.

  • With your support, we can continue our mission of making dreams come true for seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children.

  • Check out our "Recent News" page for updates on upcoming events and new "Our Dream Kids" stories.

  • Our next event is our Annual Gala Dinner and Auction. Learn more about our upcoming events today!

  • For additional information about Dream Come True of Western Connecticut, contact us today!

  • To grant dreams to seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children from Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties.

Benefiting Seriously, Chronically and Terminally Ill Children

Our family works hard to have as “normal” of a life as possible, but the truth is that our roller coaster of a life has been anything but normal. When Ryan was born, the doctor looked at me and said…

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Take out your dancing shoes and get ready for our "Black & White Masquerade Ball" celebrating our 30th Anniversary. It will be an elegant evening of dining and dancing, while supporting a great organization. ...

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To those of you who are visiting our site for the first time, welcome! I invite you to learn more about our amazing organization, and become a supporter. Since 1984, Dream Come True of Western CT has been fulfilling dreams…

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Dream Come True of Western Connecticut was founded in 1984 with one purpose in mind:

To grant dreams to seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children from Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties.

Dream Come True has made over 250 dreams come true in Western Connecticut for terminally ill children diagnosed with a range of chronic and terminal illnesses including childhood cancers, genetic illnesses, complications from birth trauma, and more. Learn more about Dream Come True of Western Connecticut today.

DREAMCOMETRUE-homepage-get-involvedGet Involved Today

As a non-profit, volunteer-based organization, our goal of granting dreams to seriously, chronically and terminally ill children in Western Connecticut is dependent on our volunteers, individual donations, business sponsorships, corporate giving, grants, planned giving, memorial tributes and various fund raising events.

Betsy Delaney w Mayor Boughton 2013Donations which are tax deductible come from individuals, service organizations, businesses, schools and a variety of fund raising events. Dream Come True is a 501(3)(c) organization and we are tax exempt as provided by IRS regulations.

Dream Come True of Western Connecticut does not telemarket or solicit, nor does Dream Come True receive government funding. Dream Come True is not part of a larger organization, nor a member of United Way.

Check out the ways you can support Dream Come True:

dreamcometruect-our-volunteersBECOME A VOLUNTEER – Dream Come True of Western Connecticut welcomes compassionate, committed people to volunteer and support our mission within Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties: grant dreams  for seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children. Learn more today!

VOLUNTEER TODAY

dreamcometruect-event-registration-formsGET INVOLVED WITH AN UPCOMING EVENT - Your participation and support of our events brings us closer to our mission: making dreams come true for seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children. Make a Dream come true today and support an upcoming event in your community!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Dream Child at Bowling 2013REFER A CHILD – Anyone such as a doctor, mother, teacher, friend, etc. may refer a child to Dream Come True. The child must be referred in writing or via the online form. Learn about how to refer a child today!

REFER A CHILD

Carmine and Sue Iapaluccio 2013DONATE TODAY - Whether you choose to donate money, an item, or your time…we appreciate your support to our mission: making dreams come true for seriously, chronically, and terminally ill children in Fairfield, Litchfield, and New Haven counties.

DONATE TODAY