The "Hang On
to the Dream Foundation" is a national,
501 (c) (3),
created by trainer Christopher Ewing following
the success of his Emmy Award winning kids TV show "Hang On to the Dream".
The mission of The Hang On to the
Dream Foundation is to help kids reach their goals in life
needed items, opportunities and/or financial assistance.
Below are just some of the recent recipients
of "The Hang On to the Dream Foundation":
As an infant, Josh Pobursky
had both legs amputated and his parents were told that he would never be
able to walk.
Josh grew up to prove
doctors wrong by becoming a top little league hockey player. Christopher & The Hang On to the Dream
Foundation recently surprised Josh with "his dream" by flying the talented 15 year old and his family to
Quebec so that
Josh could meet
his hero, NHL legend Patrick Roy.
footage of Josh
surprised with his "dream",
To view news footage of this incredible story, click on:
(Note: the news story is in
was vicious... there were broken instruments all over the place. It
was just terrible," was how one of the faculty members at The Detroit H.S.
for the Fine and Performing
described the scene when students came to school one morning to find that
band room was hit by vandals who destroyed almost every instrument in the
Hang On to the Dream Foundation, in conjunction with
Yamaha of America,
gave the school
nearly $5,000 in new instruments, and the students couldn't wait to put on
a show with their new things!
"Click" on the photo to see these
play with their new equipment.
A severe birth defect caused Sable Carfield of McCook, Nebraska
to be born with no right arm and only a partial left arm.
But she did not allow the lack of arms to
prevent her from reaching her dream of becoming a certified lifeguard!
Christopher Ewing, the founder of the Hang On to the Dream Foundation,
recently heard about Sable's story and discovered that what she was
desperately in need of was a voice-activated laptop computer so that she
could do her school work more easily. The foundation surprised Sable
with that laptop recently during the "Hang On to the Dream-Live Tour."
To view news footage of the surprise,
- Teen Lifeguard With No Arms
Receives Voice Compatible Laptop
year old piano prodigy Emma Schneider of Arden Hills, Minnesota won
"The Hang On to the Dream Music Contest"
The Mall of America.
As the winner, The Hang On to the Dream Foundation made it possible for
Emma to record her very own cd at a studio where such singers as Sting,
Sarah McLachlan and
many others record.
To view footage of Emma in action, click
Fox 9 / UPN 29
11 Year old Piano Prodigy Wins Contest
need your help!
Become a part of
"The Hang On to the Dream
As a contributor to the
"Hang On to the
you will be making a difference in the lives of young people from around the
100% of your donation goes directly to help support the
who have contacted our foundation asking
for help in realizing their dream.
Your tax deductible donation
is greatly appreciated.
For a limited time!
Make a donation of $30 or more and
get a FREE
"Hang On to the Dream"
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