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.


Jimmie M., 83, Birmingham, AL

We just received this urgent wish for Jimmie.  He is a hospice patient who is being cared for in his home by his daughter.  Their air conditioning unit has broken and they cannot afford to buy a new one.  It is very hot in Alabama and they wish for a new window unit to help keep him comfortable.  We need $400 to grant this wish.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3219


Marcia C., 72, Niles, MI

Marcia has done so much for others in her life.  She has volunteered her time planting the annual garden for her church, cooked for and served food at a soup kitchen every week and helped paint her local Habitat for Humanity ReStore.  She also served as an advisor for a youth fellowship and taught Sunday School.  

Marcia has had some health issues and her sister is always there to help her.Her greatest wish would be to travel back to Venice, FL with her sister where she used to live.  She says she "loves Venice with all her heart and just wants to see it once more."  We need to raise $1,400 to make this wish come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3160


Brent L., Barstow, CA, 69

Brent is unable to drive and relies on his local bus service and others to drive him to frequent medical appointments.  His location requires an 2-3 hour drive back and fourth to get the treatment he needs.  He is in need of a special scooter that is easy to disassemble to get into a car for transport and can also be locked in place on public transport.  Due to his limited finances, he is unable to afford to buy one.  We need to raise $1,000 to make this simple wish come true.  Please help make Brent's life easier and donate today!

Wish ID: 3159


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 need to raise $3,000 to make this simple wish come true.  Please help us improve Donnie's quality of life and donate today!

Wish ID: 3132


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 Gatlinburg, TN to see the mountains 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 $2,000 to cover the cost of travel and lodging. Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3030



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


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


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Mercer County, Pennsylvania Chapter

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

Wish ID: MercerCo


Long Island, NY Chapter

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

Wish ID: LongIslandNY