Dream Factory sends four families to Disney World for a week

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Four children with serious illnesses are getting their dreams fulfilled and heading to sunshine and warmth next week at Disney World.

Before they head off to Orlando, the Dream Factory held a a pizza party at Linda's New York Pizzeria on Sunday.

The four kids, who ages range from six to 13-years-old and their families will spend a full week in Florida.

The director says it's a fantastic opportunity for the kids and families to forget about the disease and just be normal.

"Their lives are focused on their illness and this dream coming true experience gives them the chance to put that aside and not think about it, and enjoy and be a kid," said Lauren Walitsky.

Some of the families are heading to Disney, while others are just exploring and enjoying the warm weather.

They leave on Saturday.

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