''Security guard Fred here with a very special request to all of the wonderful Deliver the Dream angels who help us continue to make a difference for families in need.

On November 11th - we will be having our 14th annual Denim & Diamonds gala fundraiser at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Now, of course I would love for each of you to be able to attend... but I know that many of you will be unable due to prior commitments, etc.

How can you still help us to have a successful fundraiser for our families?

Our silent auction during the gala plays a huge part in our fundraising success. The great staff at DTD reach out every year to supportive businesses with a request that they donate an item for our auction. We are so lucky with the responses we receive. People really are generous!!! Hotel nights, restaurant certificates, wine baskets, housewares, blimp rides... you name it.

Well, as I was snoozing during one of my... ahem... day naps - I had a dream that there are so many people who love Deliver the Dream... who either work for, or own their own companies that could donate a unique auction item for our silent auction. It can be an amazing success!!! The biggest and best auction yet!!!

So, as you read this - think about what you could do to help us raise as much money as possible for this year's Denim & Diamonds silent auction!!!

With gratitude and a lick,

Security Guard Fred
P.S., Give the office a call and the fine staff will take it from there!!!''

With the gala comes our famous Wheels of Hope ''Party Wagon'' raffle.
Enter to win the Radio Flyer wagon filled with all of these goodies!

''For more than a decade, Memorial Healthcare System has been a consistent and generous partner, helping to fund Deliver the Dream's Retreats for Families Dealing with Critical Illness. Memorial's Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is a leading health care provider, referring children and families to our many retreats for children with cancer, leukemia and other critical illnesses. Joe DiMaggio's CEO, Chantal Leconte was nominated as one of Deliver the Dream's foremost Community Champions.

In addition, the Memorial Breast Cancer Center offers multiple treatment options and a team approach for men and women of all ages who are diagnosed with breast cancer. The Center also actively refers their patients and families to our Retreat for Families Who Have a Parent with Breast Cancer.

We are so grateful for our amazing program partner and sponsor, Memorial Healthcare System, for their continuous support of Deliver the Dream and the entire south Broward communities.''

Our dear friend Grayson, is the Deliver the Dream nominee for the Jr. Captain award with the Winterfest Boat Parade! Grayson was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2015, he continues to fight and is a warrior in our eyes. Please vote for Grayson to win the Jr. Captains award and allow him to ride in the Parade this year!

Vote once a day to get him on that boat with his name in lights!
Please click HERE to vote

#GraysonStrong #DelivertheDream #WinterfestBoatParade #JrCaptain

We would like to recognize Zavia King as our Volunteer of the Month. Zavia went on his first retreat this past month for families who have a child with epilepsy. He did an amazing job as a family pal and worked very hard to make sure his family was relaxed and well taken care of the entire weekend. The kids on the retreat loved him and he was such a pleasure to work with! Thank you, Zavia, for joining us and we hope to see you on many more retreats!

The Hernandez family from Wesley Chapel (Greshka, Enrique, Jose, Lanessa, Ginelys, Enrique Jr.) attended the recent retreat for families who a child with epilepsy. ''Keep up the good work. The Deliver the Dream team definitely helped my family make awesome memories and gain new friends and resources about epilepsy. Thank you so much for a wonderful experience!''

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3223 NW 10th Terrace, Suite 602
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Phone: (954) 564-3512
Fax: (954) 564-4385

1-888-OUR DREAM (687-3732)
E-mail: contact@deliverthedream.org


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