New Yorkers Come Together To Make Final Dreams Come True

Dream Foundation and Urbani Truffles to host exclusive NYC fundraiser to fulfill final Dreams for terminally-ill adults and amplify mission of dream-granting organization
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Oct. 15, 2018 - PRLog -- On Monday, November 12, New Yorkers will gather to sample delicious food and wine and enjoy a special live performance by Broadway sensation Teal Wicks to raise funds for Dream Foundation. Based in Santa Barbara, CA, Dream Foundation is the only organization that fulfills final Dreams for terminally-ill adults across the nation. Over the past two decades, Dream Foundation has served over 30,000 Dreams that have touched the lives of thousands of dreamers and their families, providing inspiration, comfort, and closure at the end of life. This November, with the help and heart of its New York-based community, Dream Foundation will raise awareness about its mission and raise the funds needed to continue to fulfill those Dreams.

Urbani Truffles (, the leading global purveyor of fresh truffles and truffle products, will host the event at its prestigious New York test kitchen and tasting venue, Urbani Truffle Lab. The event will feature renowned "ninja chef" Elizabeth Falkner, a champion of charity events and food and wine festivals worldwide. Chef Falkner has competed in multiple televised competitions, including Food Network's "Next Iron Chef", "Super Chefs"; "Food Network Challenge", and Bravo's "Top Chef Masters." She has also been a judge on Bravo's "Top Chef."

Dream Foundation is honored to announce a special live performance by Broadway sensation, Teal Wicks – a longtime supporter of Dream Foundation. She is most well-known for her performance as Elphaba in the Broadway, San Francisco, and Los Angeles productions of the Tony Award winning musical, Wicked. She also starred in the musical Finding Neverland and in the Broadway revival of Jekyll & Hyde. Wicks is currently starring as Cher in the new musical The Cher Show opening on Broadway in November.

A limited number of individual tickets are $250 and are available at

Guests will enjoy a sparkling array of culinary delicacies, fantastic wine, and an exciting silent auction with items from luxury brands. Current event sponsors and in-kind donors include Urbani Truffles, Calvisius Caviar, Ca'del Bosco, Emmi Cheese, Jacques Torres Chocolates, and Sonos. Special musical entertainment will be captured by the creative eye of jillphotography. All proceeds will benefit Dream Foundation. It promises to be an event you will be thankful to attend!

Event participants will include Dream Foundation's Chief Executive Officer, Kisa Heyer, and members of the organization's New York Advisory Council, Adeo Alday, Christine Coyne, Mark Friedman, Jacqueline Indelicato, Jason Kra, Mario Muredda, Daryl Nanes, Lindsay Ornstein, Len Paolillo, Kari Siegel, Peter Siegel, Lindy Snider, Blair Stearns, and Cyndy Villano. Additional special guests and VIP's will be announced as the date draws near.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available and provide exceptional branding benefits. Please contact Majal Aguirre at for information.

About Dream Foundation:

Dream Foundation, the only national dream-granting organization for terminally-ill adults, fulfills final Dreams that provide inspiration, comfort and closure at the end of life. With the support of a nationwide network of volunteers, hospices, health care organizations and committed donors, Dream Foundation has given life to more than 30,000 final Dreams over the past two decades. The Foundation is proud to maintain Charity Navigator's four-star rating—its highest—for sound fiscal management, ensuring its donors and partners that their investment will be used wisely. Dream Foundation receives no state or federal funding—we rely solely on private donations. To support our mission please visit

About Urbani Truffles:

Also operating as a family business, since their inception in 1852, Urbani's reputation for excellence has been carefully and faithfully handed from one generation to the next. The continued success of Urbani has arguably been made possible by the unique charisma and profound knowledge of the family's fifth generation to run the company. Their greatest pleasure is seeing their truffles, which are found and picked in fertile woodlands, being served on tables in some of the most prestigious restaurants in the world. For more information and to experience the world of Urbani visit

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