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Review for Dreams For Kids, Inc., Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

For 1 day every year, me & my Joe are on vacation & we are lucky to spend our vacation within the the family Tom Toughy -created through "Dreams For Kids" & "Extreme Recess"


For 1 amazing day me & my 10 yr old son Joe are surrounded by total acceptance & help & comfort & fun & adventure.


For 1 amazing day a year we are at ease.


To see my son experience the joy & pride of water sports, navigating the BBQ buffet with his "friend / volunteer", waiting his turn & actually helping another child is beyond thrilling.


Joe is a very sassy, smart, funny kid with autism. & like every family welcomed to Extreme Recess we have our challenges.


Autism if brutal & hard & my son is an amazing kid. & My son's father is dead & my son's life is hard. & we go to Extreme Recess & land in the most amazing place!


1 day a year at Extreme Recess:

Total acceptance, positive peer models - seeing father's & adult males "showing up" & high fiving & cheering my son!


& Joe seeing the pleasure of doing & giving to others & so lucky to be on the receiving end of so much generosity!


Vacation:

Family

Fun

Acceptance

Love

Gratitude



P.S. To our volunteer Ciara - THANK YOU! You are amazing & patient & kind & we will not soon forget!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

Role:  Client Served

Review for Dreams For Kids, Inc., Chicago, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

We had 6 fantastic hours @ Extrreme Recess hosted by Dreams for kids.
6 fantastic hours that were better than a 7 day vacation.

NEVER have my child & I been welcome & cared for by such an incredible staff.

To most children / familes a day @ the beach is exactly what is implied. A day @ the beach. Although my son & I have been to many beaches, our true & first day @ the beach, was with Extreme Recess hosted by Dreams for Kids Twin Lakes WI 2012.

& We are looking forward to Extreme Recess 2013

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Client Served