Dream On 3

Dream On 3 Dream Gala going virtual this year

The 8th Dream on 3 Gala is scheduled for the last Saturday in January and it will be a celebration like no other.

  Dream On 3: The beginning of a dream at Marvin Ridge High School

  Dream On 3: Braeden Bailey’s dream comes true

  2020 Dream Gala raises more money money than any Dream On 3 gala yet to make kids’ dreams come true

7th annual Dream On 3 Dream Gala massive success!

  Steve Smith continues friendship with teen he helped years ago

  Local teen meets NFL star through Dream on 3

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  Sneak peek to Dream On 3 ‘Dream Gala’ tickets

  Marvin, N.C. 10-year-old has his NHL sports dream come true

  Dream On 3: His sports dream was to meet legendary sportscaster, Al Michaels

  Beers and Burpees help Dream on 3 make multiple dreams come true!

  Dream On 3 makes it’s 100th dream come true!

  Dream on 3 celebrates Queen City Business of the Year

  Dream on 3: UNCC football players part of viral 6-year-old sensation

It’s a great video that makes you smile – but if you know Noah’s background, you also know it’s plain remarkable.

  A Concord boy’s dream comes true at Wrigley Field

Back in October we introduced you to Noah Ballard. He’s a 9-year-old Concord boy, who lives with dwarfism.

  What happens to Dream On 3 kids, after the Dreams are over?

We decided to twist that a little and take a minute to look past the dream, and check on what happens to these kids when they return from a dream weekend.

  NASCAR Champ Jimmie Johnson makes Stanly County girl’s dream come true

After a jam-packed surprise presentation in the high school stadium, Anita and her family were whisked off in a limousine to meet the superstar driver of car #48.

  Daveion’s dream trip to the NFL Draft

  Dream On 3: Daveion Washington is heading to NFL Draft Day!

  Mount Pleasant teen with Down Syndrome lives out her dream thanks to Dream On 3

Dream On 3: Kids get VIP experience at Checkers game

  Dream On 3 sends Myers Park High School student to Lake Tahoe, unique dream comes true

  Dream On 3: Student gets UNC-Chapel Hill dream come true

  Charlotte 10-year-old going to NBA All-Star Weekend, thanks to Dream On 3

His family is thrilled to now say, Dyson is currently cancer-free. That’s why his school honored him today.

  Dream on 3 Dream Gala raises over $500,000 for kids

Seven hundred people, including a couple New York Yankees players who flew down to attend. But what made the night -- what always makes these nights -- are the kids themselves. Twenty-nine kids last year had their sports dreams come true thanks to Dream On 3… the only limit to a child’s dream is the

  WATCH: 6th Annual Dream On 3 Dream Gala from Founders Hall

You can also participate from home! Support Dream On 3 by joining the silent auction fundraiser and bidding on amazing trips, spa packages, jewelry, entertainment experiences and more!

  Dream On 3: 10-year-old local boy gets VIP trip to see New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees

Recently, Charlotte-based charity Dream On 3 took Tucker and his parents and younger brother, Wyatt, on a VIP trip to New Orleans to visit the Saints in pre-game practices, and hanging on the sideline for a playoff game.

  Dream On 3: 2018

There is no cap on what can be spent. No limit to what a child can dream up. No family ever pays one penny. WBTV is honored to be the TV station who tells all these awesome stories.

  Concord teen gets dream trip to Pittsburgh Steelers -- and gift from hero Antonio Brown

Some moments in life define you, and some are defined by how you handle them.

  Concord teens doing great things for fellow student with autism -- thank you Dream On 3

Recently something different happened as 16-year-old Ryan Cennamo walked through the hallways at Cox Mill High School.

  Dream on 3: Sam has the ultimate Boston sports trip

Sam Harmon is an upbeat, talkative 8-year-old from Charlotte. He has a passion for sports, and loves basketball. He also lives with some serious medical conditions.

  Dream On 3 surprises 9-year-old Concord boy with VIP sports dream

Noah Ballard is one of our #MollysKids... he is also now the latest local child to be surprised by Charlotte-based charity Dream On 3.

  18-year-old Charlotte teen’s dream comes true... in Alabama

Last month we introduced you to this Charlotte teen who lives with autism... we showed you exclusive video of him getting surprised with his dream trip.

  Charlotte 18-year-old with autism gets surprise sports dream

Kurt Cherry who lives with autism will have his dreams come true thanks to Dream on 3.

  Dream On 3: Day Dreams for multiple kids with Steve Smith

Four years ago a local charity that makes elaborate sports dreams come true for kid started a smaller program, to do smaller dreams. It’s called Day Dream.

  Dream On 3: Chester County teenager sent to meet New England Patriots

A Chester County teenager just had his dream come true, thanks to Charlotte-based charity Dream On 3 and The New England Patriots.

  Dream On 3: Charlotte 12-year-old’s VIP trip to see New York Yankees

Despite medical challenges, this 12-year-old got a chance to stand on top of the world, with his family by his side.

Molly’s Kids: Aubrey Bridges graduates college (she took Steve Smith to prom!)

Aubrey Bridges, the North Gaston HS graduate who took former NFL star Steve Smith to her prom, graduated from Winthrop Think College Program this weekend.

  Union County boy whisked off to meet NBA star thanks to Charlotte charity

A 7-year-old boy from Union County is in California for a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet a basketball superstar all thanks to Charlotte charity "Dream On 3."

#MollysKids: Zach Casillo on his way to Philadelphia

Zach Casillo is on his way to Philadelphia. The picture on the left is when we facetimed 14-year-old Zach into the Dream On 3 gala in January... he was supposed to be there in person but was too sick to come. Doctors orders. So we last-minute navigated a way to bring him into the ballroom, through technology.

  Student body in Statesville gives student ‘dream of his life’

Tyler Bowie lives with autism. He faces challenges, but never meets a stranger. Everyone knows him.

Molly’s Kids: Jack Smith has diabetes, but is allergic to life-saving insulin

Jack and his family opted for the better of those two bad options: Taking the insulin and dealing with the allergic reaction, because they didn't feel the other option was even a choice.

  Roman Harper helps Dream On 3 surprise Huntersville teen

Roman Harper, who was on the SuperBowl-bound team in 2015 before he was picked up by the Saints, showed up in Charlotte to surprise 13-year-old Elijah Mack. Mack lives with epilepsy.

  Concord teen fighting cancer gets dream trip to meet Chuck Norris

The scavenger hunt and trip were coordinated by Dream on 3, a non-profit organization that sets up experiences with sports teams and athletes for children with medical battles or disabilities.