Sunshine Foundation of Canada

Record #: MHL0127
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020
Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2020

Description & Services

Description The Sunshine Foundation of Canada makes dreams come true for children living with severe physical disabilities or life-threatening illnesses. We do so through two programs; our Individual Dreams Program, and our Sunshine DreamLift.  
A Sunshine Dream is an individual experience dreamed by a child and fulfilled by our dedicated DreamTeam. These experiences are as unique as the kids who dream them and can include (and often do) family members joining in a one-in-a-lifetime customized adventure.  
A Sunshine DreamLift is a day of "Yes!" and a whirlwind adventure that transports a plane full of Sunshine Children to a Disney theme park and back home in just one day! For many children, a DreamLift is more than just fun. It’s a day to experience the excitement and adventure of a first plane ride and a taste of independence away from mom and dad. It’s a day to be a regular kid in a magical setting and make memories that will last a lifetime. 
Established in 1987, Sunshine continues to spread across Canada. Headquartered in London, ON with a national volunteer network coast-to-coast, Sunshine has fulfilled dreams for more than 8,000 children and coordinated 60 Sunshine DreamLifts.  
Volunteers are needed to help raise awareness of Sunshine within the community, help organize activities to raise funds making it possible to fulfill dreams for children, as well as organize dream presentations within the community when a dream is ready to be presented to the child.
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Areas Served Canada ; Halton Region ; Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Application Referral: Parents/guardians or health care professionals; call for more details
Fees None
Languages English ; French

Contact Information

Accessibility Fully Accessible
Mailing Address c/o The Sunshine Foundation of Canada 
300 Wellington St, Unit 100 
London, ON N6B 2L5
Office Phone 519-642-0990 ext 235
Fax 1-800-461-7475
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-7935
Primary Contact Nancy Sutherland (CEO); Email:
Primary Executive Nancy Sutherland, National Executive Director
Volunteer Coordinator Email:

Other Details

Print Material Annual Report, Sunshine Newsletter, brochures
Established 1987
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Service Level (50) Non Profit

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