Entries by Mary Farrell

Harry K., 88, New York, New York

Our Twilight Wish Foundation – Long Island, NY Chapter granted Harry’s wish for a new laptop last week! Harry, 86, lives in a 4th floor walkup in New York City and is homebound due to several worsening medical issues. For many years, he had his own business in Chelsea creating custom guitar amp modifications and […]

James M., Pittsburgh, PA

James Mahoney, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had his wish for a new bed and sofa granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. Due to circumstances beyond his control, Mahoney had no sofa or bed in his small apartment. He had been sleeping on a camping cot for months. Thanks to our Allegheny County chapter, […]

Teranell K., 77, Pittsburgh, PA

Teranell Kirksey, 77, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a three-wheel rollator granted by our Allegheny County chapter. She lives on her own and needs assistance getting around. Having the rollator will improve her quality of life.

Elsie D., 79, York, PA

Elsie Day, 79, a resident of York, Pennsylvania, recently had her wish to travel to Atlanta to celebrate her 80th birthday with her family granted, thanks to our headquarters. Although Day won’t turn 80 until October, she wished to make the trip now as she is battling stage four lung cancer. Day is originally from […]

Laura K., 65, New Castle, PA

Laura Kerr, 65, a resident of Haven Convalescent Home in New Castle, PA, recently had her wish to attend a MercyMe concert granted. Kerr has been cared for her whole life by her parents. She now shares a room with her mother at her facility. Kerr listens to KLOVE radio all day, every day – […]

Myrtle W., 77, Greenville, TX

Myrtle Wilson, 77, a resident of Greenville, Texas, recently had her wish for new clothing granted, thanks to our headquarters. Due to a recent illness, Wilson has lost a great deal of weight and none of her old clothes fit her. Her limited income doesn’t allow her to purchase new clothes on her own. Thanks […]

Adrian R., 68, Detroit, MI

Adrian Rushin, a resident of Detroit, Michigan, had her wish to see The Lion King granted, thanks to the newly formed Michigan chapter of Twilight Wish Foundation. Rushin, 68, has lived in Detroit her whole life and recently retired from the Detroit Police Department. She is actively involved in the Russell Street Missionary Baptist Church. […]

Resident of Regent Care Center, Hackensack, NJ

Several residents of Regent Care Center in Hackensack had their simple wishes granted on January 11th, thanks to the Northern New Jersey chapter of national nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation.   Among the wishes granted were Mary Uddgren’s wish for a radio/CD player and Robert Grant’s wish for a nature therapy machine. Thanks to funding received from […]

Phyllis M., 73, Hernando, FL

Phyllis Monsegur, a resident of The Grove Health & Rehabilitation in Hernando, had her wish to spend the day at the beach with her husband granted, thanks to our headquarters. Monsegur, 73, is a permanent resident of The Grove and is visited by her husband, John, every day. Because she is wheelchair-bound, it is difficult […]