Mission

To fulfill the special wishes of terminally ill patients of Hospice of Garrett County who are suffering from life threatening illnesses, and in all probability will not survive for six months.

Operation

The Dream Come True Program is under the direction of the Hospice of Garrett County Board of Directors. This group is charged with these responsibilities:

  1. To notify the public and specific groups of the mission by all available means so that the people of Garrett County can develop an awareness of the Dream Come True Program.
  2. To raise funds and secure in-kind contributions to support the non-profit activity so that no approved wish goes unanswered.
  3. To enlist and utilize volunteers who will support and enhance this mission.
Concept
The Dream Come True Program is designed similar to the concept of the national organization "Make-A-Wish" Foundation.
Requests
All request must be in submitted in writing by a Hospice Volunteer, a doctor, or a family member, to the Hospice of Garrett County Director. The Dream Come True Committee will meet with the referral person and the family, and then determine whether or not to grant the wish.
   
Hospice of Garrett County
P.O. Box 271, Oakland, MD 21550
ph 301-334-5151, TTY Maryland Relay 1-800-735-2258
fax 301-334-5800, email: