Patty Hillkirk • TEDxUnionvilleHS
Catching Dreams for Kids - a Journey of Hope
Patty is an alumna of Penn State University and a graduate of the Pennsylvania Gestalt Center. Her work in the HIV/AIDS community started in 1986 when she volunteered with the Red Cross, and then as a therapist with adults living with HIV/AIDS. In 1996, as the founder of Camp Dreamcatcher, she created a therapeutic community for children coping with HIV/AIDS. For the past twenty-five years, her tireless work, coupled with support of thousands of volunteers, have given over 5,700 children the amazing experience of receiving unconditional care and support within Camp Dreamcatcher’s Circle of Love.