Fulfilling Dreams

By Richard Mineards   |   April 5, 2022
(From left to right) Donald Ornelas; Dream recipient Marcy Ornelas; Kenny Slaught, Dream Foundation board chair; Eva Rhodes, board member

Ventura local Marcy Ornelas, husband Donald, and their 13-year-old daughter Shoshanna are off to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, courtesy of Santa Barbara’s Dream Foundation. Diagnosed with end-stage breast cancer that has recently spread, music has always been a positive constant in Marcy’s life.

“I can leave somewhere in a terrible mood, put the radio on as I drive, and after a few songs my stress melts off and I can go home feeling good, acting as a better wife and mother,” she explains. She asked the foundation to help with a special family trip and will be traveling by train to Cleveland, with hosts from Airbnb donating a two-day stay in the city. Music to everyone’s ears….


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