Dream Factory makes local child's San Francisco 49ers dream come true

Dream Factory makes local child's San Francisco 49ers dream come true
(Source: Kim Haupt)
(Source: Kim Haupt)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Devyn Haupt of Jackson is 9 years old and loves the San Francisco 49ers.

Going to a game and meeting some of his football heroes is something he could only dream of - until recently.

Thanks to a group called Dream Factory of Southeast Missouri, Devyn was able to take the trip of a lifetime.

It was a trip that he will remember for his entire life - one he will remember as he continues to fight his medical challenges.

Devyn is missing parts of his immune system; making what would normally be a simple infection in others into a very big deal.

He and his parents travel back and forth to St. Louis two or three times a month for medical procedures.

A couple of weeks ago, Dream Factory of SEMO was able to organize and send Devyn, his brother and his mom and dad to San Francisco for a week long trip.

He got to go to a game and onto the field to meet some of the 49er players like quarterback, Colin Kaepernick.

The group provides trips like this to kids aged 2-18 who are terminally or chronically ill.

Kim Haupt, Devyn's mom, wanted to let people know what Dream Factory of SEMO did for her son and her family.

For more information about how you can help the Dream Factory or how they might be able to help your family, email them at semissouri@dreamfactoryinc.org or check them out on Facebook.

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