Entries by Mary Farrell

Fran K., 77, Bethel Park, PA

Fran Kueshner, a resident of Bethel Park, had her simple wish for a canopy for her wheelchair granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. Kueshner, 77, has osteoporosis and osteoarthritis and is confined to a wheelchair. She lives near the Montour Trail and loves to ride her motorized wheelchair there several times a day to […]

Peggy B., 74, Pittsburgh, PA

Peggy Boyer, 74, a resident of Pittsburgh, had her wish for a gift card granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. Boyer lives on a fixed income and the gift card will allow her to purchase food. She volunteered at UPMC for over 30 years and is very deserving.

Albert R., 69, Pittsburgh, PA

Albert Runco, 69, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, recently had his wish for a lift chair granted by our Allegheny County chapter. Runco has diabetes and needs to keep his feet elevated. Because he lives on a fixed income, he could not afford one on his one. Having a lift chair will greatly improve his […]

Marta K., 71, Pittsburgh, PA

Marta Konzier, 71, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, recently had her wish for a lift chair granted by our Allegheny County chapter. Konzier is unable to sleep in her bed because of extreme back and leg pain, so she’s been sleeping on her couch. She lives alone and couldn’t afford the cost of a lift […]