Open Wishes


Please Note: Twilight Wish Foundation is registered in Pennsylvania as a nonprofit corporation and is a public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations made to grant open wishes are tax deductible. Twilight Wish Foundation will make every effort to ensure that donated funds go to the wish of your choice. If this is not possible, we will apply the funds to the most urgent and similar wish open at the time. Twilight Wish Foundation has final decision-making authority over the use of all donations.


Aura O., 85, Sandy Spring, GA

Aura spends her time crocheting blankets for children suffering with cancer.  She was widowed 40 years ago and raised her three children by herself.  Her daughter currently lives overseas. Aura would love a lap top computer so she can see her and not just talk to her on the phone.  She lives on a fixed income and cannot afford to buy one for herself.  We need to raise $450 to grant her wish!

Wish ID: HQ2397


Lavonne L., New Castle, Pa

Lavonne is a widow of a veteran who enjoys gardening and volunteering with AMVETS in the community. She helped create and care for the community garden at the  former I CARE House in New Castle.  She was a very active member of the senior program at the I CARE House, now known as Origins.

Her wish is to restore the garden plot for which she previously cared and plant pumpkins for the children.  In Lavonne’s honor, we plan to build a raised garden bed  for her to care for the pumpkins.  We need to raise $500  to help grant this simple but poignant wish.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: HQ2556


Dorothy R., 73, Oak Park, IL

Dorothy is a lifelong Chicago Bulls fan!  She especially enjoyed watching Stacey King play.  She now loves to listen to him as he broadcasts the games.

She has recently been hospitalized and is facing a long recovery.  She has always been the person who takes care of others and is feeling depressed because she is no longer able to do so.  Her daughter, who submitted the wish, feels that a visit from Mr. King would lift her spirits and aid in her recovery!

We need your help to make Dorothy's wish come true!  If you have a connection with the Chicago Bulls or Stacey King, please contact our office at 215-230-8777 ext. 104.


Ollie C., 68, Gadsden, AL

We have received the funding to grant Ollie's wish!  He will soon visit his sister!

Ollie served in Germany during the Vietnam War.  He currently lives in a public housing community and volunteers on his Resident Committee as their treasurer.

Ollie's greatest wish is to visit his elderly sister who lives in Philadelphia, Pa. Although they talk to each other regularly, they have not seen each other in 15 years.  Due to her poor health, his sister is housebound and cannot travel. We need to raise $1,500 to reunite them.  Please donate today to help make Ollie's wish come true!


Helen Y., 68, West Chester, PA

Helen will soon have her wish granted!

Helen is an amazing woman.  She helps others where and when she is able.  She has also saved and rescued numerous cats.  She has never had the resources to take a vacation.  Her wish is to stay in a “fancy” hotel and walk on the boardwalk in Atlantic City.  This trip to New Jersey would be her first.  She would be accompanied by a companion. We need to raise $500 to cover the cost of the trip.  Please donate to make Helen's wish come true!


Antoinette H., 69, Barstow, CA

Antoinette is a former Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader who currently volunteers at her senior center.  She dreams of spending time with her disabled sister on a day trip to Catalina Island. Her sister lives in Sacramento and will need to take a bus to meet her.  We need to raise $1,000 to make her wish come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: HQ2318


Sandra T., 69, Angleton, TX

Sandra has been an avid fan of Elvis Presley since she was a teenager.  Her greatest wish would be to travel to Memphis, TN and tour Graceland, the home of her favorite singer!  Sandra has helped fundraise for her local police and firefighter associations and other charitable organizations.  We need to raise $1,500 to help make her dream come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: HQ2111


Rowena K., 76, Reno NV

Thanks to a generous donor, Rowena's wish will soon be granted!!

Rowena is a talented artist with a brilliant mind.  Over the past fifty years, Rowena has created thousands of art works. 

She wishes to have an art exhibition featuring her original paintings matted and framed.  This would bring her such joy and a feeling of pride to see them hanging on the wall.  We need your help to raise $1,000 to cover the cost of the art show.  Please consider donating to help make Rowena's wish come true!







Norma J., 71, Smyrna, DE

Norma, a retired school administrator, longs to see Celine Dion in concert at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. 

Norma retired early to take care of her mother, who suffered from Alzheimer's.  During the 10 years she took care of her mother, Norma was forced to give up her house and reduce her medical insurance coverage to make ends meet.  She now has multiple health issues.  Her daughter helps her as much as she can but she also has health issues.  Her daughter wrote to Twilight Wish asking us to make her mother happy again by helping Norma see Ms. Dion in Las Vegas.

 Wish ID: HQ1820