First introduced into the Garden of Dreams family at 10-years-old, Jeremy is now a rising sophomore at the University of Scranton. Throughout the years, Jeremy has participated in many Garden of Dreams programs and events including performing in the annual Talent Show at Radio City, attending the Tony Awards as a guest on the red carpet, and receiving an Inspire Scholarship to help him pursue his dreams of becoming a nurse.
Check out our Q&A below with Jeremy to learn first-hand more about Jeremy and his experiences with Garden of Dreams!
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Brittneyann is an inspiring Garden of Dreams Talent Show Alumni and Artistic Ambassador. Brittneyann performed in the Garden of Dream Talent Show in 2012 and has continued to give back to the Garden of Dreams community through mentoring younger performers and lending her talent to fundraising initiatives, such as the foundation’s Giving Tuesday campaign. In addition to mentoring, Brittneyann is currently recording in the studio, working on her craft and preparing for Broadway auditions. Prior to the impact of the pandemic on the arts and travel, Brittneyann played Jasmine in Aladdin The Musical aboard the Disney Fantasy Cruise Ship.
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Throughout Miles' life, music has been an important outlet. When performing, he has been able to overcome his struggles. Self-taught, Miles, from SCO Family of Services, has been playing the guitar for seven years. By learning from his idols, which include Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars and Prince, Miles aspires to be one of the greatest performers alive. Miles performed his original piece "Running Mascara" at the 2018 Garden of Dreams Talent Show at Radio City.Read More
Since inception in 2006, the Garden of Dreams Foundation has awarded over $2.5 million in college scholarships to deserving students in the tri-state area. Many of these teenagers have been members of the Garden of Dreams family for years; we know that they’re brilliant, talented young people, but obstacles such as homelessness, poverty, or illness has made their lives and affording college challenging.
One of these amazing teens is Natalie, who Garden of Dreams was introduced to through Foundation partner, Make-A-Wish Connecticut. When Natalie was five years old, she was diagnosed with Leukemia. Reflecting on this time, Natalie shared, “There are days you don’t want to go through... Read More