Leonard Peluso, 78, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, had his wish for a washer and dryer granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. Peluso has severe COPD and is on oxygen 24/7. A Vietnam veteran, he is in hospice care. Peluso and his wife have very little resources and no family or friends to help […]
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Mary Johnson, 96, a resident of Braddock, PA, had her wish for a large face clock granted, thanks to our Allegheny County, PA chapter. Johnson lives in senior housing on her own. The clock will be helpful for her to keep track of the date and time for her medical appointments. Her wish was granted […]
Maureen Hartz, 85, a resident of Prospect, PA, had her wish for hearing aids granted by our Butler County, PA chapter. Hartz has always been very active in her community, even serving as Judge of Elections for several years. Because of her hearing loss, she struggles to be a part of conversations with family and […]
Danny Funkhouser, 68 a resident of Zelienople, PA, had his wish for hearing aids granted by our Butler County, PA chapter. Funkhouser was very hard of hearing, but could not afford hearing aids on his own. His wish was granted on January 15, 2020.
Patricia Holub, 72, a resident of New York City, recently had her wish for a new stove granted, thanks to our Long Island, NY chapter. Holub is a retired social worker who has been blind since birth. She had been using a two burner electric hot plate because she could not afford a new stove […]
Grace Lynn, who recently turned 101, will have her wish for a birthday party with friends and family granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. Lynn, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, turned 101 on December 18th. She was nominated by her 86-year-old daughter-in-law, Audrey Woods. Lynn still lives on her own in Homewood House which […]
Jean Milligan, 90, a resident of Hempfield Manor in Greensburg, PA, had her poignant wish to have Christmas dinner at her son’s house granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County, PA chapter. Milligan has been a resident of her nursing facility for over three years. It is difficult for her to leave the facility as she […]
Thomas Michak, a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, had his wish for a portable air conditioner granted, thanks to our Allegheny County, PA chapter. Michak lives in a senior high rise and is not allowed to have a window unit. Because he is on oxygen 24/7, he needs cool air in order to breathe easier. His […]
Employees from Horsham-based Optum and Twilight Wish, worked together to grant the simple needs wishes of 40 residents at Majestic Oaks Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Warminster. As part of Optum’s community outreach efforts, employees in their Horsham office helped brighten the holidays for these residents by granting their wishes for simple items such as […]
Doylestown Intelligencer “Granting Holiday Wishes” December 18, 2019