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Dreams Come True Announces the Appointment of a New Executive Director

Dreams Come True, the only locally based nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses, is honored to announce the appointment of Sheri K. Criswell as executive director.

Before joining Dreams Come True on Monday, January 7, Criswell was executive director since 2004 at the American Diabetes Association’s North Florida/South Georgia chapter, and was employed by the organization for nearly 19 years. Criswell’s experience includes a range of nonprofit knowledge, such as: strategic development, donor and volunteer relations, staff management, fundraising and event planning.

“We are thrilled to have Sheri on board as our new executive director,” said Heather Duncan, president of the Dreams Come True Board of Directors. “We are confident her years of successful experience in Northeast Florida’s nonprofit community, her proven leadership skills and her commitment to our mission, make her the perfect choice to guide us into the future and promote the work of our organization.”

Founded in 1984, Dreams Come True has made dreams a reality for 3,000 children in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. Dreams Come True directs 100 percent of all donations, unless otherwise specified, to the dreams of children battling life-threatening illnesses. For more information about Dreams Come True, please visit or call (904)296-3030.

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