"Some men see things as they are and say why.
I dream things that never were and say why not."
Senator Robert F. Kennedy
“Some people see disabilities as barriers and say why.
We dreamed of solutions and said let's do it.”
Dream Waves America
What we do:In August, 2011, Dream Waves
America was created as a 501(c)3 charity to provide free boat rides to veterans
with severe injuries and others with serious disabilities and their care-giving
families. We were providing these services on the calm, scenic waters of the
South Fork of the St. Lucie River in Stuart, Florida.
Recently, executives at Facebook decided to use their well-recognized world-wide reach to assist non-profits in raising money for their charitable causes. This is great news for us at Dream Waves America. While our hearts were in the right place, we developed the same problem most small businesses experience; “Lack of proper and sustainable funding to achieve our goals”.Our charity, Dream Waves America, Inc. has just about run out of money! My neighbor and I have used up all of our available personal funds ($18,000 +/-)
Various sources put the minimum number of “Facebook” daily
users at over 1.4 billion.
If only a tiny number (just 0.001% of 1.4 billion) were
generous enough to contributed $16 each we could resume servicing veterans. We
at Dream Waves understand that there are many worthy causes that the world is
asked to fund. All are very important to any of the people affected. Several
years ago, we at Dream Waves, chose to honor service men and women and others
who cannot readily take part in recreational pleasures like boating because of