Volunteer Driven

Our Numbers

Average number of Dreams fulfilled per year
$ 160,000
Total dollars spent on our Dream kids each year
# of years serving the kids of east Tennessee
The Dream Connection's

Latest Dream Stories and Events

B.J. Price Dream Maker Awards Dinner Honoring Dr. Ray Pais

The B.J. Price Award Dinner

B.J. Price Dream Maker Award Event Honoring Dr. Ray Pais, ETCH Hematology-Oncology Thursday, November 3, 2022 6-8:30 p.m. Lakeshore Park, Marble Hall   Dream Connection is the only local all-volunteer …

Dream Child McKinley Greene

Dream Report: McKinley Green

Dream Captains: Dr. Mary Palmer and UT Nursing Student Brooke Jackson McKinley’s Dream: A family vacation to Disney World From the moment McKinley got on the Zoom, she knew her …

Dream Child Cooper Stansbury

Dream Spotlight: Cooper Stansberry

Dream Captains: Carolyn Gilliam, Julianne Foy, Elizabeth Wishart Cooper’s Dream: A once in a lifetime vacation to Orlando, FL to visit Give Kids the World. Cooper Stansbury, age 4, was …

The Original Super Hero

Once upon a time, there was a kind man who had a lovely daughter. The lovely daughter’s first job was at East Tennesse Children’s Hospital. Here is their story in …