Shine Experiences

A Shine Experience

Sparked by the dreams of a young person living with severe physical disabilities, a Shine Experience helps young people aged 11 – 21 think differently about their future, imagine new possibilities, and develop a sense of purpose that can last a lifetime.

Our program helps them gain confidence and see themself differently as someone who can vs. someone who can’t. We help lay the foundation to change the trajectory of their life.

Read life-changing Shine stories below:

Faith's Meet & Greet with Mary Lambert

Faith is a young 23-year-old music enthusiast who lives with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a disease that weakens the body’s connective tissues and presents occasional mobility and medical challenges, often accompanied by fatig

Tech gear helps Anna’s self-confidence

There is nothing that Anna from St. John’s Newfoundland enjoys more than spending time at home. When she isn't watching TV shows or listening to music, you can find her shopping online for porcelain dolls to add to her extensive collection.

London Teen Pays it Forward

At the age of 12, Samuel Van Arnhem received a letter that he was approved for a customized experience with the Shine Foundation, a national charity that fulfills life-changing experiences for kids living with severe physical disabilities.