Applicants must be: age 21 years or younger; presently living in or being treated in Delaware or nearby area; critically ill due to an accident, birth defect, or contracted illness; and able to show evidence of financial need. Maximum per occasion of $500 and as approved by the board. Highly technical devices will not be considered. Clothing, dream vacations, or toys are provided by gift certificate or purchased directly by Delaware Dreams. Financial assistance for living needs such as food or other living expenses related to the applicant's condition to be determined by the board. Giving also for travel arrangements necessary in the treatment of applicant's illness and funeral expenses.