Christy Budnick appointed to Dreams Come True board of directors


Christy Budnick was recently appointed to the board of directors of Dreams Come True, the locally based nonprofit organization dedicated to fulfilling the dreams of children with life-threatening illnesses.

“I am honored to have been appointed to the Dreams Come True board of directors,” said Budnick, executive vice president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty. “Dreams Come True is an amazing organization that makes dreams come true for so many deserving children in our community. I feel privileged to be able to make a difference in the lives of those children and their families by supporting the remarkable work of Dreams Come True.”  

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has supported Dreams Come True for nearly three years, donating nearly $100,000 to the nonprofit organization by contributing a portion from every completed home sale. In 2015, the real estate firm’s contributions were allocated to support Special Times with the Jacksonville Jaguars in conjunction with Dreams Come True.

Founded in 1984, Dreams Come True has made dreams a reality for more than 3,500 children in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. Thanks to contributions from its board of directors, Dreams Come True is able to direct 100 percent of all public donations, unless otherwise specified, to the dreams of children battling life-threatening illness.

“For the past two years, Christy’s support of Dreams Come True has made a tremendous impact on our work,” said Sheri Criswell, executive director of Dreams Come True of Jacksonville. “I am incredibly excited to welcome her to our board of directors, where her leadership skills and enthusiasm for making a difference will have an even greater impact as we strive to bring hope and joy to every child in our community who is battling a life-threatening illnesses.”