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									          Sunshine Foundation                                                                                                            SEE WHAT A DREAM CAN DO…                                        FEBRUARY 2008

                                                                                                                                                Sunshine Reporter
          1041 Mill Creek Drive
          Feasterville, PA 19053
          (215) 396-4770 (800) 767-1976
          www.sunshinefoundation.org

                                                                                                                                                    A Monthly Publication by Sunshine Foundation

                                                                                                              Sunshine Foundation Sends Our Special
                                                                                                                 Families On A Trip Of A Lifetime!
                                                                                                              Right: Mark’s dream                                                                               Left: Savannah and her
                                                                                                              came true when he was                                                                             mom and dad spend
                                                                                                              sent on a family trip to                                                                          some time together at
                                                                                                              the Dream Village!                                                                                Sunshine Foundation’s
                                                                                                              Mark has Cerebral Palsy                                                                           Dream Village before
                                                                                                              and traveled from Texas                                                                           going to the theme

                                          Events!                                                             to see the Central
                                                                                                              Florida attractions!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                parks! Savannah is 11
                                                                                                                                                                                                                years old and has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cerebral Palsy.
February 15 - Haines City, FL - Lamb of God Men’s Club Spaghetti Dinner
March 1 - San Diego, CA - Freedom Run Across America - Dedicated American Veterans will
begin a 3000 mile run from San Diego, CA to Washington D.C. to raise money for Sunshine                         Tom Knoll, 75, Answers Dreams in Freedom Run!
Foundation and other charities. For more information or to donate to the run please go to
                                                                                                              On March 1, 2008 Sunshine Foundation supporter and marathon runner, Tom Knoll, and his son Warren Knoll, will
www.usfreedomrun.com.                                                                                         lead the Freedom Run from San Diego, CA to Washington, DC. The Freedom Run will benefit Sunshine Foundation
March 14 - Williamstown, NJ - Joan Jake Miller Memorial Chapters’s ShamRock & Roll St.                        and other charities. The run will kick off at San Diego, CA Marine Corps Recruit Depot on March 1, 2008 and finish on
Patty’s Day Dance - Knights of Columbus Williamstown, NJ. For Tickets call Janet at                           July 4, 2008 in Washington, DC. This will be Tom’s second cross-USA charity race benefiting Sunshine Foundation. In
609-502-2033.                                                                                                 1983, Tom ran across the United States for Sunshine Foundation in 64 days. Tom has documented his many charity runs
March 30 - Brookhaven, PA - Sunshine Run                                                                      in his book, Why Not A Million? He is a retired veteran and has a lifetime goal of raising over a million for charity and
March 30 - Williamstown, NJ - Wililamstown Car Show                                                           is hoping to reach this goal in the Freedom Run. Throughout the run Tom and Warren will be promoting physical fitness
                                                                                                              among children, adults, and senior citizens and the 2008 National Challenge of the President’s Council on Physical
June 14 - Ewing, NJ - Sunshine Foundation 12U Girls Fast Pitch Softball Invitational                          Fitness. Runners, joggers, walkers, and wheelchair racers are encouraged to join in the run for whatever mileage they
Tournament - 8:00am start at Armstrong Fields at Antheil School in Ewing. Hourly Raffles,                     feel possible. If you would like to run a segment or any mileage of the 3,300 mile course to your own ability in the
Player Photographer, Face Painting, Massage Therapist, and much more! For more info                           Freedom Run log onto www.usfreedomrun.com to register. You can also make a donation to sponsor Tom and help him
contact Todd Cloward at tcloward@princeton.edu or 609-847-5838.                                               reach his lifetime goal of one million dollars. Your sponsorship will answer the dreams of Sunshine Foundation’s
                                                                                                              special children! Sunshine Foundation Progeria child Courtney Arciaga will be representing Sunshine Foundation at the
                                                                                                              kick off in San Diego. We hope to see you there!
                         Sunshine Foundation is looking for corporations to sponsor our 2008 Holiday Cards.
                         We would love to have your company’s name and logo on our Holiday cards as a
                         proud sponsor! If you are interested in helping please call 215-396-4770!
                                                                                                                                  Right: Now and Then…
                                                                                                                                  Tom Knoll will run 3,300
                                                                                                                                  miles in the Freedom Run
   Sunshine Foundation Appreciates Memorial Donations and Honors Your Loved Ones…                                                 to help Sunshine
                                                                                                                                  Foundation and other
      Helen Booth            Joseph Clark              Bill Johnston                David Louis Rhoades                           charities. In the picture on
      Doris Camillo          John Cuneo                Richard J. Kinney            Gerald Selfridge                              the far right Tom is seen
                                                                                                                                  during his original run
      Wallace Camillo        Jack Fesi                 Charles McSloy               R.J. Wade                                     across USA to benefit
      John Calvarese         Mary Harrington           Dolores Pickens              Fran Zamisky                                  Sunshine Foundation in
                                                                                                                                  1983!
Adopt A Dream                   Sunshine Spotlight… Irv Homer!                                                                       Look for Our Wine and Spirits Canisters in March!
                                           Irv Homer is one of Sunshine Foundation’s longest supporters. He first
                                                                                                                                   It’s time again for Sunshine Foundation’s Wine and Spirits Campaign. Starting in March, all Wine and
                                         heard about Sunshine Foundation in 1977 when Bill Sample, Sunshine
                                                                                                                                   Spirit Shoppes will have a Sunshine Foundation canister at the register. Please keep Sunshine Foundation in
                                         Foundation President and Founder, was interviewed on WWDB. At that
                                                                                                                                   mind while shopping for your St. Patty day spirits! Thanks to the generous RTIS employees who helped
                                         time, Irv was a radio personality for WWDB and thought Bill’s concept
                                                                                                                     construct and send out the canisters to the Wine and Spirit Shoppes! Special thanks to TimBar Packaging and Display,
                                         was unique and exciting. He immediately contacted Bill and has been a
                                                                                                                     Point of Purchase Division for donating the canisters and to Strine Printing for donating the printing and the insertion of
                                         part of Sunshine Foundation ever since! Irv used his experience in
                                                                                                                     plastic windows on the canisters. Special thanks also to CPI Packaging Inc. and Delaware Valley Packaging Group for
                         broadcasting to spread Sunshine Foundation’s mission and to gather supporters and
                                                                                                                     their donation of almost twelve hundred Bubble Pouch Envelopes, which were used to mail the Sunshine Foundation
                         countless donations to Sunshine Foundation. During one of his shows on Thanksgiving
                                                                                                                     canisters to the Wine & Spirits Shoppes throughout Pennsylvania. Thank you for your support!
                         Day, Irv received a call from a donor who promised to give $1,000 to
                         help Sunshine Foundation answer a child’s dream. Because of Irv’s                                                     Left: Reed Technology and
                         show, this donor went on to give over half a million dollars to                                                                                                                       Left: Timbar Packaging and
 Jason is 9 years old                                                                                                                          Information Services, Inc.
                         Sunshine Foundation! Irv Homer now serves as the Secretary                                                                                                                            Display, Strine Printing,
     and is from                                                                                                                               (RTIS) employees spent a day
                         Treasurer of Sunshine Foundation’s Board of Directors!                                                                                                                                Deleware Valley Packaging
  Garland, TX. He                                                                                                                              helping Sunshine assemble                                       Group and CPI Packaging, Inc.
 has Temporal Brain                                                                                                                            and mail the Wine
                         Right: Sunshine Foundation Founder and President, Bill Sample,                                                                                                                        have all contributed to making
 Injury and Cardiac                                                                                                                            and Spirits
                         and Irv Homer at Sunshine Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Gala!                                                                                                                         Sunshine Foundation’s Wine
    Compression.                                                                                                                               Canisters!                                                      and Spirits Campaign a success!
 Jason’s dream is to
   visit the Central
   Florida Theme
                            Sponsor Sunshine Foundation’s                                                                                 Fairy Godsisters and Godbrothers News!
         Parks!                 6th Annual Walk for Dreams!
                                                                                                                    Sunshine Foundation thanks Malvern Preparatory School, in Malvern, PA, who recently answered Garrett’s dream!
                           Sunshine Foundation’s 6th Annual Walk for Dreams will be held                            The students at Malvern raised $4,000 in Sunshine Foundation’s Godbrothers Program, which will be used to send Garrett
                           on June 14, 2008 at Tyler State Park in Newtown, PA. We are                              and his family to the Dream Village on a trip of a lifetime! Sunshine Foundation also thanks Villa Maria Academy in
                           currently looking for event sponsors. If you or the company you                          Immaculata, PA for answering Amber’s dream in the Fairy Godsisters Program. This is the second child whose dream
                           work for would like to be a sponsor please call 215-396-4770. Employers can also         the students have answered! Amber will be visiting the Central Florida attractions in March with her family!
                           sponsor their employees to participate in the Walk for Dreams!

                           Philly Roller Girls Super Roll Bout
                           Benefits Sunshine Foundation!
Ashley is 10 years old                                 Sunshine Foundation would like to thank the Philadelphia
and is from Oakdale,                                   Roller Girls who donated a portion of their Super Roll                                     Villa Maria Academy         Our Lady of Victory School in          Neshaminy High School
                                                       Double Header roller derby bout’s profits to Sunshine        Garrett is on his way to
 MN. She has Spina                                                                                                  Florida thanks to the         have made Amber’s           Easy Norriton, PA are still            is raising funds to answer
Bifida. Ashley loves                                   Foundation on January 26, 2008! Sunshine Foundation also                                   dream come true! She        working hard to answer Creeden’s       Saudia’s dream. To help
                                                       had the opportunity to attend the bout and talk to fans      wonderful students at
 music. Her favorite                                                                                                Malvern Preparatory           will be visiting the        Dream. If you would like to help       them, send donation
   artist is Elvis!                                    about our mission of answering dreams!                                                     Florida Theme Parks in      answer her dream, send donation        made to Sunshine
                                                                                                                    School!
                                                                                                                                                  March!                      made to Sunshine Foundation            Foundation marked
                                                                                                                                                                              marked Creeden’s Dream!                Saudia’s Dream!
                                                    New Castle County Chapter Receives
                                                    $10,000 Grant from Valero!
                                                                                                                               Family Fun Racing!
                           Sunshine Foundation would like to thank Valero for giving Sunshine Foundation
                           $10,000 to answer the dreams of two special children. Sunshine Foundation’s              The Family Fun Racing Team is teaming up with Sunshine Foundation
                           Newcastle County Chapter was awarded the grant after                                     to answer dreams! You can sponsor the Family Fun Racing Team for
                           being nominated by a Valero employee. Sunshine                                           each round they win or provide a one time donation. The drag racing
                           Foundation was one of over 25 charities to receive                                       team races their truck in Atco and Englishtown Raceways in NJ and
 Logan is 4 years old      funding raised from the Valero Texas Open Benefit for                                    Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, PA! Sponsor the race team and see            The Family Fun Racing Team will be racing
   and has severe          Children Golf Classic! New Castle County Chapter                                         what a dream can do! Donations can be sent to Sunshine Foundation.           for Sunshine Foundation. You can
 Autism. He is from        President, Sue Beaver, and Lisa Freeman are seen here                                    Please mark donations Family Fun Racing. For more information on the         sponsor the team for each win or make a
 Columbiaville, MI.        accepting the check from Valero! Thank you Valero                                        team and to learn how to donate call 609-499-4268, 609-575-9602 or           onetime donation to benefit a special
 Logan loves to play       for answering the dreams of our special children!                                        email Familyfunracing1@aol.com!                                              Sunshine Foundation child! Sponsor the team
outside with his mom
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and make a dream come true!
      and dad!

								
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