Open Wishes

Thursday
Mar232017

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.

Thursday
Mar232017

Nancy S., 84, Birmingham, AL

Nancy is very involved in her church and is a weekly volunteer at a thrift store that donates their profits to the church.  She also helps in the office of her church assisting the staff with many duties.

She wishes to visit her cousin who is dying of pancreatic cancer.  Her cousin is her closet relative and her nominator feels that this visit will provide them both with closure and lift their spirits.  We need to raise $550 to cover her accommodations and other travel expenses. Donate today to help grant Nancy's wish!

Wish ID: 2984

Thursday
Mar232017

Troy S., 69, Oxford, MS

Troy has served his community as a pastor for 27 years.  He is battling multiple myeloma cancer which has affected his ability to walk and he now spends most of his time at home.  He would love to go to the beach in Alabama to see the Gulf of Mexico and breathe in the fresh air. This trip would help to lift his spirits and enjoy some time with his wife.  They cannot afford to take the trip on their own.  To make his wish come true, we need to raise $1,500 to cover the cost of travel and lodging. Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3030

Tuesday
Mar212017

Donnie R., 72, Sylacauga, AL

Donnie worked at a textile mill for almost 40 years. The loud machines he was exposed to caused severe hearing loss. He feels isolated because he cannot hear and understand when people are talking.  Due to his limited income, he cannot afford hearing aids on his own. We want to raise $180 to cover the application fee to help him get hearing aids through the Miracle Ear Foundation. Please donate to help make his simple wish come true!

Wish ID: 3132

Thursday
Mar162017

Edith L., 80, Boston, MA

Edith volunteered throughout her community to raise funds for the Martin Luther King, Jr. monument and the National African American Museum in Washington , DC. Her greatest wish would be to see the monument and museum in person to reflect upon the Civil Rights Movement and learn more about her past. Edith also volunteers in her church and worked as a nurse when she was younger.  She has been nominated by her granddaughter who looks up to her and says she has a heart of gold.  This wish would mean so much to Edith who will turn 81 in April!  We need to raise $1,800 to cover the travel and accommodations for Edith and her granddaughter.  Please help to make this come true and donate today!

Wish ID: 3123

Thursday
Feb232017

Patricia A., 82, Barstow, CA

Patricia often knits hats for infants in the neonatal unit at her local hospital.  She also sends them to an Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  She lives by herself and takes great pride in her home.  Currently, the  skirting on her mobile home is crumbling and she does not have the extra income to have it fixed.  Her wish is to have the skirting replaced.  We need to raise $800 to cover the cost of materials.  Please donate today to help make Patricia's simple wish come true!

Wish ID: 3122

Thursday
Jan192017

Sandra T., 72, Las Vegas, NV

Thanks to generous donations from the Provident Bank Foundation and the  FT Cares Foundation we will be granting Sandra's wish!

Sandra is unable to sleep lying flat due to a medical condition.  She currently sleeps in her chair.  She wishes for an adjustable twin bed.  She lives on a fixed income and cannot afford to buy one.  

Thursday
Jan192017

Wilda K., 71, Hartford, KY

Our generous donors have come through again!  Wilda will soon receive hearing aids. Wilda has been nominated by her friend of 25 years. She is in need of hearing aids.  She currently cares for her 48 year old disabled son.  Because of her hearing losss, she has trouble communicating and has stopped going to her church services because she cannot hear.  

Tuesday
Jan172017

Patricia S., 70, East Middlebury, VT

Thanks to the generosity of the FT Cares Foundation, we will soon make Patricia's wish come true!

Patricia was a foster parent for 35 years.  She volunteered at elementary schools to read books to the students and has helped run blood drives at the VFW.  She lives by herself on a fixed income.  She hasn't seen her brother and his family in many years.  Her wish would be to visit them in Georgia and spend quality time with them.  We need to raise $600 to cover her travel costs.  

Tuesday
Jan032017

David G., 69, Springfield, TN

David served in the Marines during the Vietnam War. He and his wife have operated a community service ministry that provides food to low income families for thirty years.  He has not been able to visit his siblings who live in his hometown of LaFeria, TX.  His wish is to be able to spend time with his family while he is still healthy to do so.  We have received a generous donation from the FT Cares Foundation towards his wish, but we still need to raise $400 to cover the travel costs for David and his wife to reunite with them.  Please donate today to help make this special wish a reality for them!

Wish ID: 3085

Tuesday
Jan032017

Eileen C., 71, North Wales, PA

Thanks to our genrous donors, we will be able to give Eileen $300 to go shopping!

Eileen is a sweet woman who suffered a stroke seven years ago.  She now resides in a nursing home and doesn't have the money for any "extras".  She would love to get some new clothes and toiletries.  We would like to raise $200 for her to go shopping.

Tuesday
Jan032017

Kathryn C., 89, Henderson, NV

Kathryn will be turning 90 years old in March.  She has been been researching her heritage and has expressed she would love to revisit her childhood hometown in Nebraska.  She wants to trace her roots and see the places she grew up going to.  She hasn't been back there in over 60 years.  She suffered from polio at an early age causing her to have some paralysis.  She has been limited in many daily activities since then.  She lives on a limited income and cannot afford this trip on her own.  We would love to send her back to Nebraska to celebrate her birthday.  We need to raise $2,300 to cover the travel expenses for her and her son.  Please donate to help make her Twilight Wish come true!

Wish ID: 3084

Monday
Nov212016

Residents of Grundy Hall, Doylestown, PA

Thanks to a very generous donor, the residents of Grundy Hall will recive their art cabinet!

Grundy Hall is an affordable housing community serving low income seniors.  One of their residents recently started an art program for any senior who would like to learn about painting and drawing.  They plan to meet once a month and will experiment with a variety of mediums.  They would love to have a large storage cabinet for all of the supplies and this is not in their budget.  

Tuesday
Oct182016

Judith A., 71, Kings Park, NY

Thanks to our generous donors, Judith's wish will be granted!

Judith helped care for her mother for many years, until circumstances changed and her mother needed to move away to live with her brother.  Judith is extremely close to her, but they have not had the opportunity to see each other in two years because she cannot afford to the travel expenses.

Judith has volunteered as a crisis counselor at a local college, typed the church bulletin for her parish and played the piano for residents of a nursing home.

Her mother's health is declining and Judith wishes to visit and spend some quality time with her.   

Tuesday
Aug232016

Nicholas M., 74, Dallas, PA

Thanks to many generous donors, we have ordered the chair for Nicholas!

Nicholas is a Navy Veteran who served on the USS WASP. Over the years, he has helped people in his church and community by cutting their lawns and helping to repair things when needed. Due to many health issues, he now suffers from severe back pain and wishes to have a lift chair that reclines with heat and massage.  He lives on a fixed income and cannot afford one on his own. 

 

Thursday
Jun182015

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Wish ID: Donate

Sunday
Feb012015

Mercer County, Pennsylvania Chapter

Donations will be used for granting wishes to Mercer County, Pennsylvania seniors.

Wish ID: MercerCo

Friday
Jan302015

Long Island, NY Chapter

Donations will be used for granting wishes to Long Island, NY County seniors.

Wish ID: LongIslandNY