Sunshine Foundation A Monthly Publication by Sunshine Foundation October 2009 Sunshine Reporter 1041 Mill Creek Drive Feasterville, PA 19053 (215) 396-4770 (800) 767-1976 www.sunshinefoundation.org See What A Dream Can Do… www.sunshinefoundation.org Keenan Honda of Doylestown held prizes! During the Tournament, Lou & Colleen Carricarte, their 11th Annual Keenan Honda Angelo and his family were presented Community Durable Medical Sunshine Foundation Golf with the news that the tournament Equipment, Gardner Brothers Draft Tournament on September 20, 2009 raised the necessary funds to send Beer Services, George’s Tool Rental, to answer the dream of 12 year old them on a dream come true trip to visit AFLAC, LWC Services, Inc., Bensalem, PA child Angelo. Angelo the Orlando Attractions! Thank you to Newtown Floral Company, has epilepsy, cerebral palsy and Glenn Wilby of Keenan Honda for Northeast Auto Transport, Inc., developmental delays and is one of organizing this great yearly event to Green Orchid Design Studio, Images Events! 150 children waiting for a dream come true. At the Tournament, Angelo and help Sunshine Foundation! Special thanks to Schi Beck, Manager of to DATA, Inc., Philadelphia Wholesale Distributors, Inc., his family met with the special golfers Outback Steakhouse, and the hole POCO’S, Prudential Fox & Roach and donors who are making his dream sponsors who contributed to this Realtors, The Seat Surgeon LLC, October 10 - Davenport, FL - 2nd Annual Sunshine Foundation Softball Tournament of a family trip to Sunshine special dream: Bayada Nurses Home and Auto Trim Design of Greater October 10 - New Castle, DE - New Castle County Chapter Basket Bingo Foundation’s Dream Village come Care Specialists, CBIZ, Inc., Central Philadelphia. Thank you for true. The Tournament featured Bucks School of Gymnastics, Tony answering Angelo’s dream! October 16 - Feasterville, PA - Boss’s Challenge a game of golf, a dinner buffet Coelho, Richard J. Davis, Dent generously donated by Outback Wizard International, Eastern October 20 - Haymarket, VA - 22nd Annual Glory Days Grill Sunshine Foundation Golf Steakhouse, contests, raffles, and great Warehouse Distributors Inc., Tournament For more info on all of these event visit www.sunshinefoundation.org Left: Glenn Wilby, Event Organizer, and a Tournament Volunteer hanging out with Angelo and his family at the Keenan Honda Sunshine Foundation Appreciates Memorial Donations and Honors Your Loved Ones… Sunshine Foundation Golf Tournament! Mr. Argentino-Giovanucci Kenneth Huebler Ida Palumbo Barbara Clarke Mayumi Kishore Don Randall Thank you Outback Steakhouse for Margaret Connolly Pat & Steve Knapp Joan Savadge donating the delicious food! Matthew L. DiMatteo James Livingston Robert Tusman Theresa M. DiMattia Nathaniel Lowe Elaine Wolins Evelyn D’Amico Joe Midura David Young Sunshine Foundation’s sole purpose is to answer the dreams of chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children ages three to eighteen, whose families cannot fulfill Ariana and her family experienced a dream come true trip to the Look inside their requests due to the financial strain that the child’s illness may cause. Orlando Attractions! Ariana is 6 years old and from Roscoe, IL. Her favorite part of the trip was meeting the characters at the for more Sunshine Foundation is now on Facebook and Twitter! Theme Parks! Thank you Gene Butcher for using your Hike for great events Dreams of the Continental Divide Trail to make this special dream & special come true! Ariana’s mother had this to say about her trip: Receive Sunshine Foundation’s newsletter in your email and save Sunshine Foundation dreams postage and printing. Email Kristin at email@example.com to go green! “Watching our girls light up and having this come true! experience, that would not have happened without Sunshine Foundation places the utmost priority on protecting the privacy of our donors. Sunshine Foundation keeps all donor information in strict confidence. Sunshine Foundation, is a gift to our whole Family.” Ariana is seen here with her father Sunshine Foundation will not sell or trade a donor's personal information to any other entity. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 1-800-767-1976. and sister at the Dream Village! Thank you to everyone who made Ellianna’s dream come Lauran’s dream of a family trip to Central Florida Kate Sample, President of Sunshine your pledge and contact information to true through the Mercer County Chapter’s 12U Girls Fast was made possible thanks to everyone who participated Foundation, is running up and down firstname.lastname@example.org You Pitch Softball Tournament! Ellianna received a dream in the South Jersey Chapter’s 2nd Annual Spring the basketball court to shoot lay-ups to can challenge your boss to shoot hoops come true trip to the Dream Village and the Orlando Theme Fling. The Spring Fling also answered the dream of Leah answer a child’s dream! In honor of for Sunshine as well. Parks! Special Thanks to Todd Cloward and Brenda Wood (not pictured). Lauran is 8 years old and has Cerebral Boss Day, Sunshine Foundation staff Email Kristin at for organizing the tournament every year! Palsy. Leah is 7 years old and has Down Syndrome. has challenged Kate to make as many email@example.com for The girls are best friends and were able to go on their baskets as she can in 10 minutes. You more information. John Mavrakis, dream trips together! can help Kate answer Sean’s dream by COO/President, Kathy Davis Studios Kate Sample, President; Sunshine sponsoring her for every basket she & Secretary/Treasurer of Sunshine Foundation with Sean, the child who Right: makes! Boss’s Challenge takes place Foundation will shoot baskets at will have his dream answered through Lauren is seen here on Friday, October 16, 2009 at B & R on Friday, October 9, 2009 at Boss’s Challenge. Sean is 9 years old at the Dream Village 12:00 PM at B & R Family Fitness 12 pm in a preliminary Boss’s Week and has Severe Autism. He is from with her family! Club, located down the hill from Challenge! John is challenging Kate to Feasterville, PA. Please help us make Sunshine’s office in the Mill Creek dribble up more donor sponsorship his dream come true! Professional Center at 1040 Mill Creek when she gets out on the court on Dr. in Feasterville, PA19053! Watch October 16, 2009! Thank you Ellianna at the Mercer County Ellianna and her brother Chapter Softball Tournament! at the Dream Village! Kate’s challenge on You Tube! B & R Family Fitness Club for Sponsor Kate at allowing us to use their basketball www.sunshinefoundation.org or email court for the challenge! Sunshine Foundation thanks Dr. Arnold Pfannenstiel, dedication you have shown to Sunshine Herbert C. Bacon will not only be remembered by his loving family and friends, but also by the D.D.S., F.A.G.D. for his Smiles for Sunshine Foundation. Through brightening your pa- chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children who will receive their dream program. Throughout the summer Dr. Pfannenstiel tients smiles, you have brought smiles of joy come true because of Herbert’s generous bequest of $39,400.00 to the Sunshine Foundation. offered professional teeth whitening for only $199.00. to the faces of our Herbert’s generosity in life will continue on in the joy that he is bringing into the lives of many of Sun- Dr. Pfannenstiel donated all supplies so that the total special children! shine’s deserving children. His family and friends should feel great pride in the knowledge that amount could in turn be donated directly to Sunshine Herbert has left this world a much better place. He has touched and changed the lives of many Right: Foundation. The Smiles for Sunshine program raised children who spend each day in the pain and isolation of their illness and helped to Dr. Arnold Pfannenstiel, D.D.S., F.A.G.D. Herbert C. Bacon $2,500.00! Thank you Dr. Pfannenstiel for the years of create happy memories that they will have forever. 8/24/24 - 3/6/2008 Thank you Joan “Jake” Miller Williamstown, NJ to the Berkshire Grill 110 bikes were registered and the Memorial Chapter and the Library IV in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Special event raised over $4,500.00 to help Christina Kichula, sister of the first for hosting the 6th Annual Library IV thanks to Brian O’Keeney, owner of Sunshine Foundation answer dreams! dream recipient, is competing in the Bike Ride for Sunshine Foundation the Library IV and Berkshire Grill, Ironman World Championship in on Sunday, September 13, 2009. for donating use of his restaurants, and Kona on October 10, 2009. She is Sunshine supporters pedaled 33 miles to all the chapter volunteers who helped using this unique experience as a way from the Library IV Restaurant in to make this event a great success. to answer the dream of a child on Sunshine Foundation’s waiting list. She has already passed her personal goal of raising $5,000.00 for Sunshine Left: Foundation’s special children. You can Bobby, Christina’s brother and Sunshine 110 bikes begin the help Christina reach her goal by Foundation’s first dream recipient. Bobby lost 33 mile bike ride! visiting www.sunshinefoundation.org his brave battle with Leukemia just months Christina practices for her after receiving a trip to play in the snow at the Volunteer Chapter Members at the and sponsoring Christina’s race! 6th Annual Bike Ride! upcoming competition! Poconos through Sunshine Foundation. Your generous donations made these dreams Adopt A Dream! come true in September 2009! If your employer participates in the Write in United Way Campaign, please write in Complete Sunshine Foundation as your charity of Sunshine Foundation! Name Age Hometown Dream Diagnosis Hospital Family Date choice. Federal Employees can check Sunshine Foundation’s CFC Ballot # 11868 Aidan 8 Bronx, NY Shopping Spree Down Syndrome 9/2/2009 Montefiore 5 CFC BALLOT # 11868 on your ballots. Children’s Select NJ and FL state employees, please select Sunshine Foundation! Sunshine Foundation Darien 18 Memphis, TN Desktop Computer Severe Autism 9/4/2009 St. Francis 3 as Charity of Choice! Tiffany is 17 years old and has Justin 5 Belvidere, IL Therapy Treatments Severe Autism 9/4/2009 Rockford Health 4 Trisomy 18. She is Systems from Ripley, TN and We extend our most sincere gratitude to Kathy Davis Studios and Tursack likes to listen Augustin 9 Philadelphia, PA Dream Village/ DW Cerebral Palsy 9/10/2009 St. Christopher’s 3 Incorporated for their part in creating the beautiful Sunshine Foundation 2009 Holiday to music! Card. Our special thanks to John Mavrakis from Kathy Davis Studios and Rick Latham from Tursack Incorporated for their efforts towards making this lovely Lauran 7 Whitesburg, TN Dream Village/ DW Cerebral Palsy 9/10/2009 Children’s 6 card happen. Hospital We would like to thank everyone at Kathy Davis Studios for their time spent in designing this beautiful card and everyone at Tursack Incorporated for your donation Leah 8 Rogersville, TN Dream Village/ DW Down Syndrome 9/10/2009 Knoxville 3 of the time and materials used to print these Holiday Cards. You are bringing some Children’s sunshine into the lives of the chronically ill, seriously ill, physically challenged and abused children by providing the public with the opportunity to spread Sunshine by Ariana 4 Roscoe, IL Dream Village/ DW Cerebral 9/17/2009 Lutheran 4 purchasing these special holiday cards. Hemorrhage General Andre is 15 years old Ellianna 3 Trenton, NJ Dream Village/ DW Spina Bifida 9/17/2009 Children’s 5 and has Down Hospital TURSACK • INCORPORATED Syndrome. He is from Rock Island, IL and Inside Card: May your Holiday Season be filled with PEACE for you and Victor 10 Bronxville, NY Shopping Spree Paraplegia 9/18/2009 Cedarwood Hall 3 your loved ones, HOPE for a healthy and Happy New Year ahead and likes to swim and LOVE for all mankind at this special time of the year. Happy Holidays. play basketball! Makayla 6 Belington, WV Dream Village/ DW Down Syndrome 9/24/2009 Davis Memorial 6 Own an antique, classic or racing car? You can now purchase the proper motor oil Donella 18 Belington, WV Dream Village/ DW Down Syndrome 9/24/2009 Davis Memorial 6 necessary for these cars through Sunshine Foundation! For more information and to purchase visit www.sunshinefoundation.org Alec 16 Highland, MI Adaptive Bike Cerebral Palsy 9/28/2009 Huron Valley 2 and see what a dream can do... Hospital Right: Loyoki 11 Staten Island, NY Wheelchair Ramp Spastic 9/28/2009 Children’s 3 Bob and Ann Franz stop by the Sunshine Quadriplegia Hospital Headquarters in their antique car! Taylor is 9 years old and has Spina Bifida. Nicholas 9 Springfield, MO Pittsburg Steelers Severe Autism 9/28/2009 St. John’s 4 She is from Game Monticello, KY and likes to swim and read! Thank You to Our Generous Dream Makers® September 2009 Estate of Herbert C. Bacon Bill & Kate Sample Rick & Phyllis Cooper Sunshine Foundation recently sent “Thank you so much for the trip. I had so Keenan Honda Mr. & Mrs. Howard A. Schaevitz Joan T. Duffy Michael to California for the WWE much fun and so did my dad. We wanted Bill’s Gun Shop Katherine Sekula Charles ednie to explore California a little, so we went Shawn Michaels, WWE Professional Michael & Pat D’Arcangelo Clyde Shields Ewing Girls Association, Inc. Summerslam! Michael is 16 years old to the walk of fame and on a tour that Wrestler at his Summerslam match! Mr. Wayne P. DeAngelo Helen Slak Anna B. Flanigan and has Muscular Dystrophy. His Delaware County Chapter Paul L. Stahle Robert & Karen Fox took us through Beverly Hills, Bel-Air, dream was sponsored through Jeffrey & Diane Jablon Suburban Diner Les & Cindy Goldstein and Hollywood. It was amazing. We saw Sunshine Foundation’s Online my favorite wrestler, John Cena. At Kiwanis Club of Hamilton Twp. T/A TCS Antiques Robert & Nobuko Gowen Chapter’s Texas Hold’em Mary & Daniel Loughran Foundation Gary & Sandra Valone Jay Greenblatt Summerslam we went back stage and met The Philip J. & Carol J. Lyons Foundation Waterstone Mortgage Galen & Janet Hays Tournament! Michael sent Sunshine some of the wrestlers and got autographs AD-LSA Dept. of ETS Princeton Jean V. White Al Hujduch Foundation these great pictures and and pictures taken with them. I can’t Sue Arciaga Wilmington Trust Wes & Lynn Jackson thank you: thank you enough. We had such a great Flora Baker Robert Zerbe Mike & Cindy Jones time. And one more time, thank you so Gari Ann Baker Paul & Brenda Zukowski Paul Kelly, Sr. much!” Bank of America Foundation Ala Carte Designs Elma C. Kepner Mary Ann Beltz Robin Alpher Donald Kessler Ralph Berstein Mr. & Mrs. Maynard Arend Joseph & Rita Kite Left to Right: Teddy Long, WWE Paul & Diane Bova Beymer UMW Thrift House Patricia Lounders General Manager, Michael, and WWE David & Rosemary Browne Maria W. Blaschek Michael & Angelo Love Professional Wrestler, R Truth. Jerry & Holly Budd Lawrence & Annette Brodowski Mr. & Mrs. Pat Mastrodomenico Laura Byrnes Judith Connelly Patrick & Sandra McIlhiney Cape Atlantic Chapter Mr. & Mrs. Donald Dale Mr. & Mrs. Richard Palma Cargo Trailer Sales Bart & Ann Dinola Joseph & Sandra Rooney CBIZ, Inc. Annette Farrell Marilyn Rooney John Corboy Karen Fein Victor & Mary Santoro Craftsman Automotive Inc. Dr. Robert B. Germani Rita Sasse Margaret & James Cregan Diane Gremba Patricia & Samuel Sciandra Delaware Valley Packaging Group Pete & Aline M. Guzzo Jeremy & Jaclyn Shimanek Michael and his dad with a WWE Michael meet John Morrison, Dream Dogs, L.L.C. James Hazen Kelli Smith Announcer at Summerslam! James & Colette Duffy Maureen Jones Jack & Jean Szenczi WWE Professional Wrestler! Michael’s, favorite WWE Professional Frank & Anne Marie Dvorak Just Give Robert & Gloria Tuckey, Jr. James & Madelin Fanz Joe Low Mr. & Mrs. Robert Wynne Wrestler, John Cena! D. Ross & Penny Fischer Anna G. Munz carole R. Aust Patricia Fox Marietta Muscato Cheltenham Chiropractic Center James & Sally Francis Gary & Dorothy Orson Louis & Marian Conte Robert & Ann Franz Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Osterman Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cunningham Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Gatley & Family Ronald Palumbo Diana Dawson Mr. Thomas S. Heckman Polk County FL Chapter of Hog, Inc. Guy & Phyllis Doherty Rich Hoch Susan J. Revelle Dora Grandelli Thank you to the Limerick Twp. Police Association for presenting a $1,000.00 Karen Holz Neil & Harriet Rhine Kenneth & Donna Hickman donation to Sunshine Foundation. The donation was raised through the Independent Insurance Agents of E. Joyce Rosa Irene Hohmann Limerick Twp Police Association’s 6th Annual Fall Golf Classic! Special Monmouth County Diane Sadler Ben Isaac James W. Hegedus Memorial 5K Race William & Robin Shields Robyn, Tony, Nick, Anthony and thanks to Tournament Chairperson, Sgt. Brian Skelton and Bobbie Waltz, Janus Charity Challenge Bill Singer Jenny Sanitoro Owner of Turtle Creek Golf Course, for donating use of the golf course for this Ralph B. Jones St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Richard & Helen Kendzior wonderful event! Thanks for making dreams come true! Burton Lampl Ted Stubbins Phyllis A. Lucidi Michael & Carla Lawton Jessica Sturgeon Constance MacLean Robert & Karen Lynn Ed Tomaselli Beatrice Miley Royden M. Maloumian Ventnor Community Church Theodore & Janina Mychailyshyn McClan Corporation Vintage Auto Enterprises Mr. & Mrs. Randel Myhand R.D. & Barbara Mitchell Weiss Real Estate Jules & Sharon Nemeth New Castle County Chapter Mr. & Mrs. John Wrighter Ilene S. Rattet John L. O’brien Lynn A. Zentmeyer Heather Rosenkrans Sgt. Brian Skelton, Tournament Ocean City Home Bank Mr. & Mrs. Harold Avey Mr. & Mrs. Mark Shavell Chairperson, Kristin Fallstick, Sunshine Michael & Sandra Otchet Hank & Mary Blaszczyk Earl & Angela Sperrazza Foundation Development Assistant, and Nicholas P. Pipino Robert Brickner Mercer County Chapter Rep. Tom Quigley, PA House of Representatives, all volunteer chapter member, Sara Nyce The Pipino Family Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. Richard Trehuba Kristin Fallstick, Sunshine Foundation Development Assistant, and Pool-Tech Geoffrey & Maria Bunda Wine & Spirits Shoppe #5145 at the Golf Classic! Powers Parts, Inc. Ron & Nancy Cardello Roberta Wood Judge Walter F. Gadzicki at the Fall Golf Classic! Representative Anthony Romero CBIZ Marcia Yamashiro Quigley and Judge Gadzicki golfed in the Tournament to Bettyanne R. Rosa Frank Chiorello, Jr. support the Limerick Twp. Police and local charities!
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