Waller-Hill, Olympic Hopeful, Professional Educator and Motivational Speaker created the Destined for a
Dream Foundation in the summer of 2008. Waller -Hill, a Bucks County native who currently resides in Philadelphia, felt
compelled to give something back to the youth who share her same passion, focus, perseverance and energy that she
displayed during her 2008 Olympic Journey.
foundation's mission is to "inspire and empower youth and young adults through education and life coaching,"
by providing at- risk youth with opportunities that will help them believe that they hold the power to create and shape
how they live as well as the choices they make. Destined for a Dream will provide projects that interest
our youth and enhance them academically, socially and athletically.
To achieve this mission, the foundation
supports a variety of programs including, but not limited to: After School Activities Program, Dream Academy,Literacy
First, Mentoring Programs, Job Training, Healthy Lifestyles, College Prep, the annual Destined for a Dream Scholarship
banquet as well as a Christmas Dream affair, which is an annual family event to support and award scholarships for
families in need of "A Christmas Dream."
for a Dream Foundation has served over 18,000 student's, families, school and community based organizations~ to date.
educational programs for under privileged youth in low-income communities;
- Provide a safe environment for all children and young adults, where they can grow academically, socially
- Use sports as a driving force to help
develop leadership skills, direction, discipline, self esteem and teamwork.