News | 08/17/2012
The Dream Factory of St. Louis received a donation of more than $30,000 from S. M. Wilson & Co. through the company's 6th annual Charity Golf Tournament held recently at Glen Echo Country Club. More than 50 organizations involved in the local construction industry participated in the event and supported S. M. Wilson's fundraising effort to help children with critical and chronic illnesses to realize their dreams. Since 2007, S. M. Wilson has helped raise more than $200,000 for The Dream Factory of St. Louis.
"Monies raised at the tournament will help grant the dreams of many children battling serious illnesses," said Bene Messmer, long term volunteer for The Dream Factory of St. Louis. "We are grateful for the continued support of S. M. Wilson for six consecutive years. They have touched the lives of more than 40 children and their families."
"Providing a dream can improve the quality of life for these children," said Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson. "Over the past six years we have had the privilege of supporting numerous children and their families as they realize their dreams."
The Dream Factory of Saint Louis was founded in 1983 -- one of 38 non-profit Dream Factory chapters around the country. The St. Louis Chapter continues to brighten the lives of children with serious illnesses. The Dream Factory has no paid employees, and expenses are kept low. Approximately 90¢ of each dollar contributed goes directly to granting dreams in the St. Louis metro area. To learn more about the St. Louis Dream Factory, visit http://www.stldreams.org.