Amplify Austin 2022: March 2-3

Austin’s city-wide giving day can benefit our Dream Achievers and families Join us for Amplify Austin! Amplify Austin is a city-wide day during which Austinites unite to support their favorite local causes.  Help support our Dream Achievers and families on this incredible day of giving. Our goal is to raise $25,000 to support our current […]

The power of partnership with Austin Urban Technology Movement

Dream Achievers have access to “after the dream” partnerships When Dream Achiever alumna, Sarina Colosimo, graduated from Austin Coding Academy, she possessed a skill set that would help propel her into a middle-income job in the tech industry. Sarina landed a position as a Jr. Developer for SalesLabX, and she is very grateful for the […]

Mentor Spotlight-Tiffany Pfluger

We caught up with Tiffany Pfluger, one of our newest mentors, to learn more about her mentoring experience. DCTF: What prompted your involvement with Dream Come True Foundation and our Dream Achievers? Tiffany: Over the last year or two, I had been looking for an opportunity to provide mentorship; I just hadn’t found the right […]

A glimpse into brighter futures

We caught up with Dream Achiever alumna, Adriana Zermino, to find out about her brighter future. “How am I going to do this?”   This is the question Adriana Zermeno asked herself in 2018. Born to young parents who separated, remarried, and started new families of their own, Adriana felt left behind and matured quickly for […]

2021 Dream Achiever graduates

We are so proud of our recent graduates! Alex Gomez, Associates RN Degree, Austin Community College After graduation, I will be working in the cardiac unit at St. David’s! I plan to get my bachelors’ degree and possibly transfer to the emergency unit. In addition to my degree, I’m most proud of the fact that […]

The power of partnership

Dream Achiever alumna moves from poverty to homeownership When Myra Segura became a Dream Achiever in 2018, her whole life changed. Little did she know that she would become a homeowner in three short years. When we learned from our community partner, BCL of Texas, that Myra was moving towards homeownership, we reached out to […]

Dream Achiever Omar Cortez Graduates from TAMUK

Dream Achiever Omar Cortez couldn’t be happier after graduating from Texas A&M-Kingsville University with a Bachelors in Agricultural Science. But more than halfway through college, Omar set his sights on becoming a Game Warden after interning with the Texas Game Warden Law Enforcement Internship Program. Omar even padded his major with added criminal law classes […]

Delta Chi Fraternity Pledges To Help Make Dreams Come True

The brothers of Delta Chi Fraternity at Texas A&M University-Kingsville had a creative fundraiser benefitting DCTFST. The Dye-A-Chi encouraged students to donate and vote which dye should be used on the fraternity brothers hair – all for a great cause. Chapter Vice President Gabriel Platas said the fraternity loved the mission of Dream Come True […]

Dreamer Myra Segura’s Story

Myra Segura has an abundance of ambition. It’s what drove her as a young teenager to obtain admission to an extremely competitive high school. It’s what drove her to plan to become the first in her family to receive a college education. And when, as a single mother at the age of 18, her journey […]

COVID-19 Dream Achiever Impact

Our Dream Achievers have resilience, grit, and drive. That is how they can commit to simultaneously handling families, schooling, and a job. But, add COVID-19 to the mix, and an already challenging life pace can become nearly impossible. We have been in touch with all our Dream Achievers to express our concern and understand the […]