Her legacy is another
family with a
dream come true.

Chelsey’s Dream Foundation is an Eastern Iowa 501(C)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping families with the cost of adoption.

Chelsey's Families

Read the stories of the Chelsey's Dream Foundation families as they share their own adoption journeys.

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As an Eastern Iowa 501(C)3 non-profit organization, your tax-deductible gift will help a family with the cost of their adoption.

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Chelsey's Story

Chelsey's Dream Foundation was created to honor the memory and dream of Chelsey Bildstein.

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At the heart of Chelsey’s Dream Foundation is Chelsey Bildstein, a beautiful young woman who lost her battle to uterine and ovarian cancer in 2014. It was Chelsey’s dream to become a mother, a dream that due to her cancer she hoped would come true through adoption. As her cancer progressed, Chelsey’s dream shifted from adopting a child of her own to helping families with the substantial cost of adoption. Chelsey’s legacy continues to live on through each of the children she has helped to adopt while she builds families one dream at a time.

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Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:30 pm By Bill Cooney Chelsey’s dream continues to go strong almost three years after the first family was helped completing an adoption in October of 2014. Since then, the Chelsey’s Dream Foundation has helped 41 families with the adoptions of 51 kids, including two pairs of twins; and the foundation continues to grow, Chelsey’s…