Entries by Robin Kardane

Ewald E., 93, Erie, PA

Ewald and his wife both live in a nursing home and are confined to wheelchairs.  Ewald served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II and was stationed overseas for 45 months. Ewald dreams of having a nice, private dinner out with his wife.  He has not had a special dinner with his wife […]

Phyllis B., 68, Adrian, MO

Phyllis suffers from back problems and must sleep sitting up on her couch.  A reclining lift chair would help her sleep better and enable her to stand up without assistance. Phyllis received a new reclining lift chair on July 21, 2011 thanks to a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.  Wish ID: HQ1808

Barbara H., 70, Tampa, FL

Thanks to a generous donation from The Becket Family Foundation, Barbara’s wish to have her book published has come true! Born in rural North Carolina, Barbara was forced, at a young age,  to protect her younger siblings from abusive parents.  Her youngest sister, wrote Twilight Wish saying “she has literally saved my life at least four […]

Larry P., 73, Sarcoxie, MO

Larry, a former volunteer firefighter and Sunday school teacher needed a new gas oven.  On Thanksgiving day, while preparing dinner for 17 family members, his 13 year old oven stopped working and the costs to repair would exceed the price of a new oven.  Thanks to our generous donors, Larry’s new gas oven was delivered […]

Freda, 89, Greensburg, PA

Freda, a former nurses aid and Sunday school teacher, was granted a wish for new dentures by our Western Pennsylvania Chapter.  West Penn Dental Center helped grant her wish in May 2010. They used a cloning technique so that the new dentures were a perfect fit right away. She is so happy … she says she […]

Retired Nun Has Twilight Wish for New Carpeting Granted

Walt from Tom Adams Window and Carpets (left) and Jennifer Ellsworth from Careminders Home Care (right) with Josephine.Josephine,77,  a Pipersville, PA resident and former nun, had her twilight wish for new carpeting granted, thanks to Twilight Wish Foundation, CareMinders Home Care, and Tom Adams Windows and Carpets.   Before her marriage, Josephine was a nun in the order of […]

Senior Shares Gift

Although her first wish was to visit Las Vegas, instead LaVonne selflessly wished for a holiday luncheon for 15 seniors who live at her apartment complex. Thanks to the kindness and generosity of Sargents Restaurant in Hayden, Idaho, Hayden Crossing Apartments, and The Pacific NW Chapter of Twilight Wish Foundation, LaVonne’s wish was granted on December […]

Harley, 91, Tucson, AZ

Harley is a diehard University of Arizona basketball fan.  He never misses a game on TV.  His wish was to meet Coach Lute Olsen and the men’s basketball team.  On May 17, 2007, Harley’s dream came true when Coach Olsen and some of his players visited Harley at the VA Medical Center’s dialysis unit.  Harleys’ wish […]

Gloria R., 73, Pittsburgh, PA

Gloria worked with children in the Head Start program in Allegheny County, PA for more than 18 years.  She still teaches Sunday School.  In the past year, she has lost quite a few family members including 4 siblings.  Her son and his family live in Texas.  Her son has been sick recently and Gloria dreams of […]

Frank, 80, Pittsburgh, PA

Frank’s wish is to take the other residents of his nursing home bowling!  His dream is to have 4 bowling parties a year for his friends at the nursing home. He would like to take 8 to 12 residents to the Funfest Family Center for 2 hours of bowling and pizza. Thanks to our generous […]