News & Events2019-09-09T16:45:18-04:00

Toby’s Dream Foundation in the News

TDF Pro-Am Tournament in 2015 !!!!

Date: September 29, 2015 Place: Bayville Golf Club 18 pros from the PGA Tour will join us for the first pro-am tournament hosted by Toby's Dream Foundation. VIP reception will held the night before for an opportunity to mingle with the pros as well as a few other celebrity guests. A total of 72 amateurs will have the experience of playing with one PGA pro on the front nine and a second PGA pro on the back nine. Major sponsors get first choice of which pros to [...]

Toby’s Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads

Toby's Dream grants wishes to children in Hampton Roads New nonprofit treats children with chronic illnesses and their families to dream getaways April 22, 2012|By Prue Salasky, psalasky@dailypress.com | 757-247-4784 Direct link to article: http://articles.dailypress.com/2012-04-22/features/dp-fea-tobys-dream-0422-20120421_1_toby-hampton-roads-fashion-week "Whatever their dream is, we try to make it happen," says Joan Steele, executive director of the 2-year-old nonprofit Toby's Dream Foundation. The wish-granting foundation has already fulfilled dreams for 70 children with chronic medical conditions and their families from Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore. "We like to make the dream even bigger than they imagined," says [...]

Cancer Survivor Receives VIP Treatment

Cancer Survivor Receives VIP Treatment By Jamesetta M. Walker The Virginian-Pilot © September 25, 2012 Direct link to article: http://hamptonroads.com/2012/09/cancer-survivor-receives-vip-treatment [image_frame style="framed_shadow" align="left" alt="Keilah shows off the autographed handbag given to her by designer Michael Kors, at right. She is wearing the winning dress, a gift from designer Nanette Lepore, that “Project Runway All Stars” champ Mondo Guerra designed. It is sold under Lepore’s brand. (Jamesetta M. Walker | The Virginian-Pilot) " title="Keilah shows off the autographed handbag given to her by designer Michael Kors, at right. She is wearing the winning [...]

Joan Steele is passionate about foundation’s mission

Joan Steele is passionate about foundation's mission By Victoria Bourne The Virginian-Pilot © November 29, 2011 VIRGINIA BEACH Direct link to article: http://hamptonroads.com/2011/11/joan-steele-passionate-about-foundations-mission [image_frame style="framed_shadow" align="left" alt="Joan Steele, is the executive director and founder of the Virginia Beach-based nonprofit Toby’s Dream Foundation. (David B. Hollingsworth / The Virginian-Pilot)" title="Joan Steele, is the executive director and founder of the Virginia Beach-based nonprofit Toby’s Dream Foundation. (David B. Hollingsworth / The Virginian-Pilot)" height="326" width="300"]/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/746671000.jpg[/image_frame] Whether it’s an all-expenses-paid trip to Disney World, or a private visit from a celebrity, Toby’s Dream Foundation strives [...]

Toby’s Foundation Makes Children’s Dreams Come True

Toby's foundation makes children's dreams come true Author: Lakeshia Artis Direct link to article:http://mytidewatermoms.com/content/tobys-foundation-makes-childrens-dreams-come-true Samuael "Sammy" Hines was only 13 months old when he was adopted from Ethiopia in 2008 by the Hines family of Chesapeake. "He bonded quickly with our family and had a real big personality," said his father Robert. "He was a bright, happy and active kid. He was a real joy to be around." Sadly, in June 2011, at age 4, Sammy was diagnosed with a brain tumor in the middle of the brain stem, which [...]

Toby’s Dream Foundation Helps One Teen Live a Fashion Dream

Toby’s Dream Foundation Helps One Teen Live a Fashion Dream  By JEAN E. PALMIERI Direct link to article: http://www.wwd.com/fashion-news/fashion-scoops/living-a-dream-6017840  LIVING A DREAM: Last summer was no picnic for 14-year-old Keilah Hieb. She spent most of the time in pain, dropping weight and undergoing tests to see what was wrong. Turns out it was non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. [image_frame style="framed_shadow" align="right" alt="Keilah Hieb and Ronny Wurtzburger, Photo By Courtesy Photo" title="Keilah Hieb and Ronny Wurtzburger, Photo By Courtesy Photo" height="450" width="300"]/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/mw-peerless.jpg[/image_frame]The course of treatment was seven weeks of chemotherapy and lots of sleepless nights. But things [...]