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
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
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.
Reimbursements for completed dreams
Automobiles, Lifts, Repairs and RV rentals
Property and home improvements or repairs
Funeral arrangements or posthumous requests
Travel outside the United States
Any thrill request deemed offensive,
inappropriate or inconsistent with the values of our foundation or our corporate partners.