Thrill of A Lifetime Application

If the Applicant is under hospice care, please have the hospice social worker complete a Hospice Application. The Hospice Application is processed more quickly and available online for the social worker ONLY to submit.

Dear Thrill Applicant,

The Shirley Mae Dove Foundation is the one of local -granting organization for terminally ill adults with a life expectancy of one year or less. We do our very best to grant thrills for those unable to create them on their own.

We are a small nonprofit organization based in Lehigh Acres, Florida. We receive hundreds of requests from all areas of SW Florida and review each thrill request as quickly as possible. By working together, with people helping people, we will make every effort to make your thrill come true.

Help us to help you make your dream come true...

If you are under hospice care, please have your hospice representative submit a Hospice Application. Please read this form very carefully and follow all the instructions to complete the steps necessary to make your thrill come true.

Incomplete applications will delay processing of the application, please submit all required information.

We regret that we are unable to grant the following types of thrills:

  • Requests for adults with chronic illnesses.
  • Requests from individuals living outside the USA with the exception of individuals with a clinical prognosis of 12 month or less.
  • Cruises
  • Cash
  • Surprise dreams
  • Reimbursements for completed dreams
  • Legal assistance
  • Automobiles, Lifts, Repairs and RV rentals
  • Hunting
  • Property and home improvements or repairs
  • Funeral arrangements or posthumous requests
  • Travel outside the United States
  • Medical treatment/supplies/equipment/transportation
  • Any thrill request deemed offensive, inappropriate or inconsistent with the values of our foundation or our corporate partners.

P.O box 2073 Lehigh Acres, Fl 33970 Phone: 239-603-2941

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