Who We Serve

Who We Serve

Our Dreamers come from a diverse set of backgrounds, and a wide range of ages. A large percentage of them have already experienced three or more adverse childhood experiences in their young lives. 

Youth we serve can be nominated from any of the following 13 Northeast Ohio counties:

  • Cuyahoga
  • Portage
  • Lake
  • Geauga
  • Summit
  • Lorain
  • Stark
  • Ashtabula
  • Trumbull
  • Mahoning
  • Columbiana
  • Medina
  • Wayne


Dreams Granted

Believe in Dreams has grown from fulfilling eight dreams in 2014 to 125 dreams in 2023. Each Dreamer is empowered by receiving access to reach for their own dreams. Over 720 dreams have been fulfilled since the inception of the organization, well on our way of fulfilling 1000 Dreams by 2028.

“Believe in Dreams changed my life and opened my eyes to having a career as a train conductor and I still hope to pursue that in the future”

Dreamer Testimonial