Entries by Mary Farrell

Kathleen E., 75, Pittsburgh, PA

Kathleen Elliott, 75, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, recently had her wish for furniture granted by our Allegheny County chapter. Because she lives on a very low, fixed income, Elliott had no furniture and had been sleeping on a cot. She was thrilled to receive furniture including a bed! Thank you to the Blessing Board […]

Norman B., 100, West Hartford, CT

Norman Bramley, a resident of West Hartford, Connecticut, was honored with a 100th birthday celebration at the West Hartford town hall, thanks to our Central Connecticut chapter . Bramley, who turned 100 on August 17th, is a World War II veteran who served in the Air Force. He lives on his own and was nominated […]

Richard M., 73, Hartford, CT

Richard McGriff, 73, a resident of Hartford, CT, recently had his wish for a new full size bed and bedding granted, thanks to our Central Connecticut chapter. McGriff lives on his own in low-income senior housing and could not afford to replace his old bed on his limited income. He was thrilled to receive his […]

Florence Home Health Care, Omaha, Nebraska

Older adult residents of Florence Home Health Care Center, Royale Oaks Assisted Living and House of Hope Assisted Living and Memory Care in Omaha, Nebraska, had their wish for ten robotic pets and ten tablets granted, thanks to Twilight Wish Foundation.  Studies have shown that using robotic, lifelike pets in dementia care contributes to a […]

Mary Jo D., 88, Newton, MA

Mary Jo Davis, 88, a resident of Newton, Massachusetts, had her wish for hearing aids granted, thanks to Twilight Wish Foundation. Mary Jo had needed hearing aids for years, but because she is on a fixed income, she could not afford them on her own. Thanks to the generosity of True North Hearing and Alpaca […]

Mildred L., 77, Fairless Hills, PA

Mildred Lowry, a resident of Grundy Gardens in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a desktop video magnifier granted, thanks to Twilight Wish Foundation. Lowry, 77, has macular degeneration which has greatly affected her vision and ability to read. She is very independent and would like to remain that way for as long as […]

Audrey R., 88, Zelienople, PA

Audrey Rauterkus, a resident of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, had her her wish for a Disney-themed family reunion/birthday party granted, thanks to our Butler County chapter. Rauterkus, a resident of Lutheran Senior Life assisted living, has very dear memories of her deceased husband and family going to Disney World in years past. She describes the magic of […]

Shirley W., 84, Zelienople, PA

Shirley Wright a resident of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, had her wish to revisit her childhood home and elementary school granted, thanks to our Butler County chapter. Wright, a resident of Lutheran Senior Life assisted living, grew up in Franklin Park in the house that her father built years ago. She has wonderful memories of growing up […]