Our Day Dream Program is an opportunity for us to serve a larger group of children through a modified version of our Dream Experience.
• The duration of this experience is much shorter, ranging from an hour to a few hours during the day
• Allows the Dream Kid to spend time with various professional athletes or attend a local athletic event
• DO3 has partnered with local sports organizations and other non-profits
• In 2015 alone, over 200 local children were able to participate in a Day Dream experience.
• Photography and videography services are provided
We are working with our referral partners listed below to host Day Dream Kids as our special guests at each event.
- Levine Children’s Hospital
- St. Jude Affiliate at Novant Health Hemby Children’s Hospital
- Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital
- Developmental Disabilities Resources, Inc. (DDR, Inc.)
- The Arc of NC
- InReach, NC
Our Day Dream Partners
The Charlotte Checkers are a minor-league professional ice hockey team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Founded in 2010, the Checkers are currently playing in the Bojangles’ Coliseum which can seat up to 9,500 fans. The team has a heart for giving back in their community, the Checkers Charitable Foundation exists to assist in the funding of local non-profits that focus on promoting health, character, education and success of children and adolescents. Fundraising initiatives include Checkers theme nights, special events such as charity golf outings and 5k’s, community outreach programs and live jersey auctions. Learn more here.
The Charlotte Touchdown Club is a nonprofit organization that promotes school, collegiate, and professional football in the Charlotte region. The club’s activities and services focus community attention to the outstanding Citizenship, Scholarship, Sportsmanship, and Leadership of area athletes and coaches. Each year, they host a popular Speakers Series Luncheon Program which features speeches by Panther representatives, college coaches, as well as present and former professional greats. These five luncheons averaging more than 550 attendees provide the perfect atmosphere for entertaining business associates, potential customers, out-of-town guests and others. Learn more here.
The Charlotte Hornets are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, NC. The team is largely owned by former NBA player Michael Jordan and the Hornets play their home games at the Spectrum Center in Uptown Charlotte. The original Hornets franchise was established in 1988 and it wasn’t until 2004 that Charlotte fans came to know the team as the Charlotte Bobcats. The Bobcats were officially renamed the Charlotte Hornets for the 2014–15 NBA season. The Hornets believe in community and through Charlotte Hornets Swarm to Serve, Hornets Sports & Entertainment is bringing positive and lasting change through dynamic programming and a commitment to social responsibility in the areas of education, wellness, commitment to military, and the fight against hunger. Learn more here.
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