As a mother and a children’s author, I felt compelled to direct the focus of my Always Dream Foundation and to make early childhood literacy in under-served communities our core mission. The statistics are staggering and served as my motivation to become actively engaged in the cause of literacy.

My Always Dream Foundation is now focused on building awareness around the importance of in-home reading and on empowering low-income families with the tools necessary to level the playing field. We do this by providing access to high-quality books in the home via 21st century technology, all while engaging parents to become active participants in their child’s everyday learning.

When kids build a love of reading, they move from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” This milestone is undeniably transformative, opening doors to new possibilities and dreams.




Our Mission

Kristi Yamaguchi’s Always Dream Foundation ensures children from low-income families have access to high-quality books in the home environment and extensive family engagement support.

Lend a helping hand to our students and their families.

Dear friends of ADF, The safety and well-being of our community at the Always Dream Foundation is always our highest priority. With the recent and anticipated rapid spread of COVID-19, we are reminded of the need to take care of the most vulnerable we serve, ensuring children from low-income families have access to high-quality books and…

🌟Happy New Year from our students to you!

THANK YOU for giving our students a strong start in 2020! 2019 was an incredible year of growth, new opportunities, and recognition for the Always Dream Foundation. Here are just a few highlights, THANKS TO YOU! We launched our newly designed Always Reading Program, a one-of-a-kind, high-impact early childhood literacy program for low-income students, and we’re ramping up to serve more schools in Hawai’i,…

Always Dream Foundation
125 Railroad Ave
Suite 203
Danville, CA 94526

The Always Dream Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization.
Our Federal ID No. is 94-3255817.