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DREAMS of Wilmington, Inc. is a nationally award-winning nonprofit dedicated to building creative, committed citizens, one child at a time, through providing youth in need with high-quality, free-of-charge programming in the literary, visual, multimedia and performing arts.

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The DREAMS Experience

  • “When I open the door to Dreams, I never think of going back because anything is possible.”
    DREAMS student, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS has provided my daughter with a place she can call her own… Her level of self-confidence has soared.”
    DREAMS parent, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS gives our family a place where we can be ourselves and be proud. It´s more like a family than an arts program.”
    DREAMS Parent, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS has such good energy. When our son is here, we know he´s safe and surrounded by positive people.”
    DREAMS parent, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS is like a second home to our family. When we all get together, amazing things can happen.”
    DREAMS parent, Wilmington, NC
  • “As a single mom I feel full with the thought that I have done something wonderful for my children. It gives me a sense of self-worth.”
    DREAMS parent, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS gave my grandchild a chance to make something of herself that she can be proud of.”
    DREAMS grandparent, Wilmington, NC
  • “We´re all really good friends here, it is great! We´re like a huge family.”
    DREAMS student, Wilmington, NC
  • “I love coming to DREAMS after school because it is fun and helps me get my mind off everything at school.”
    DREAMS student, Wilmington, NC
  • “DREAMS gives my children opportunities to experience things they would have never been able to.”
    DREAMS parent , Wilmington, NC
  • “When I open the door to DREAMS, I never think of going back because anything is possible.”
    DREAMS student, Wilmington, NC