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5K run, walk participants answer local child’s dream


Sunshine Foundation hosted its 22nd Annual RunWalkBark4Dreams 5K fun run and 2-mile walk on Saturday, May 18 at Tyler State Park.

Participants and sponsors of the 22nd annual RunWalkBark4Dreams raised funds to make Zachary’s dream come true. Zachary, age 9, with Down syndrome, dreams of visiting Disney World to meet Mickey Mouse.

This year’s Top Sponsors were RLE (Research Learn Execute), Stark & Stark Attorneys at Law, and Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters.

Sunshine Foundation answers dreams to children with life-long severe chronic illnesses and conditions such as: spina bifida, cerebral palsy, Level 3 severe autism, Down syndrome, hydrocephalus, severe epilepsy, Sickle Cell Disease, blindness, deafness, trauma from abuse, and others.

To make these dreams a reality for children that may be turned away from other wish-granting organizations that require a life-threatening or critical diagnosis, Sunshine Foundation relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations.

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