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Lost Raffle Ticket Books

Please be advised Dreams Take Flight, Raffle Licence 458900 has lost 2 raffle books Book 36 (tickets 1751-1800) – these tickets are lost but were not sold. These tickets will not be in our draw on November 1, 2017. Edmonton Chapter has found Book 36 (tickets 1751-1800)! These tickets will be included in the draw on November 1, 2017. Book 15 (tickets 651-700) were sold. If you hold one of these tickets please contact Brenda @ 780 717-2254 to have a replacement ticket provided or your money refunded. Proof of purchase is required. These tickets will also not be part of…

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Press Release – Child Returns as Chaperone

12 years later, child cancer survivor chaperones charity trip of a lifetime for other deserving kids. Natasia Dizak was just two years old when her parents heard the words no parent ever wants to hear – “Your child has cancer.” According to the Canadian Cancer Society, on average 565 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer every day. Childhood cancer accounts for less than 1% of all new cases of cancer in Canada. Click here to read the rest of the Press Release

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Press Release – Silver Anniversary, August 2017

The words Universal Studios Hollywood are displayed in front of a colour image of the planet Earth.

Dreams Take Flight Edmonton soars to Universal Studios Hollywood as theme park rolls out the red carpet for deserving children. For the 25th year in a row, dreams are once again taking flight for deserving children in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Since its creation in 1992, Dreams Take Flight Edmonton has taken more than 3 500 children in the province on the trip of a lifetime. Air Canada, the principal sponsor of Dreams Take Flight, generously donates an aircraft each year which the non-profit organization uses to fly the children and adult chaperones to a major theme park for a magical adventure that takes place…

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Edmonton AGM – Feb 6, 2017

Notice to DTF Edmonton Members: Chapter AGM to be held: Date: Feb 6, 2017 Where: Western Budget Motel #3, Leduc, Alberta Time: 7PM Coffee, Tea, Water and Snacks will be served.  So come for a coffee, come for a visit, come see what we have planned our our 25th Anniversary year.  Get info on all the planned events and flight for 2017, as well as a summary of our 2016 flight. Remember, you MUST be a DTF Member in good standings in order to vote.  A Member in Good Standings means you have renewed your membership for 2017, paid your…

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Raffle Ticket Winners

Dreams Take Flight Edmonton is pleased to announce the winner of our raffle ticket draw for 2 Tickets anywhere Air Canada flies.  The draw was made on Monday, October 31, 2016. WINNER: Brady S. of Red Deer, AB, Ticket Number #0996 Congratulations to our winner and thanks to everyone for supporting Dreams Take Flight Edmonton.

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Canada Strong for Ft Mac Children

Dreams Take Flight & the Air Canada Foundation Spread their wings to Fort McMurray children The Edmonton chapter of Dreams Take Flight will be welcoming an additional 50 children who were forced to leave their homes during “The Beast” wildfires in Fort McMurray. Air Canada provides DTF with an aircraft allowing us to bring special children to Disneyland for the day. We have a long history already with Northern Alberta communities, as children from there have been apart of our programs for the past 24 years. All 8 chapters of DTF have banned together to make this magic happen for all the extra children…

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Edmonton kids head to Disneyland through Dreams Take flight

As written in the Edmonton Sun “Kids were jumping for joy at Sutton Place Hotel Sunday after learning they were chosen for a free trip to Disneyland. That’s where Dreams Take Flight announced it will take 108 kids from central and northern Alberta, as well as the Northwest Territories, for a one-day trip to the Los Angeles amusement park. The non-profit selects children whose families can’t afford to go themselves. Sheila Green said it was a dream come true to have her six-year-old son Kane East selected. “It was amazing. It was anything a mother could ever dream of. It was…

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Oil Country Kids’ Dreams Take Flight

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Some very precious cargo was out on the tarmac at the Edmonton International Airport early one morning last month: dreams that came in the shape of 136 little bodies. Children from across Oil Country, who face social, physical or mental challenges, were wired with the news they were off to the Happiest Place on Earth. “I screamed when I found out I was going to Disneyland, I’ve never been before and I’ve never been on an airplane,” said 11 year old Jayde. Regardless of the difficult circumstances these children may face, spending the day in sunny California promised a carefree…

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