2019 Veterans Wish Program

Thanks to generous donors, we were able to grant 175 wishes over the past year to senior citizens who have proudly served our country.  Our goal in 2019 is to surpass that number and grant wishes to as many elderly veterans as we can before it is too late. We need your help to make this happen.  Donate today to help us honor their service!

2019 Veterans Program

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Donation Total: $25.00

Donell C., 71, Tucson, AZ

Donell volunteered at her church with catering and babysitting.  She also cared for her daughter for over a year until she passed away at the age of 38.  Donell lives on a fixed income and suffers from sever pain in her back and knees so she does not sleep well.  Her greatest wish would be to have a  zero gravity lift chair.  This would give her great comfort.  We need to raise $1,900 to make her wish come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3504

Donell C., 71, Tucson, AZ

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Donation Total: $25.00

 

Celia A., 69, Charlotte, NC

Celia is a dedicated volunteer in her church community.  She especially loves volunteering for their summer programs.  She also gives her time at her local senior center.  She lives on a very limited income and wishes to replace her worn out carpet and chair.  It has been a long time since she has been able to buy anything new for herself.  We need to raise $500 to make this simple wish come true. Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3521

Celia A., 69, Charlotte, NC

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Donation Total: $25.00

 

O’Rita T., 71, Philadelphia, PA

O’Rita is deeply religious and watches Jimmy Swaggert everyday.  She loves his preaching and her greatest wish would be to attend one of his annual meetings.  In the past, she has been on mission trips, managed Bible Study and became a minister herself.  She also cared for her elderly aunts when they were ill.  She would like to travel with her sister to Baton Rouge for this special meeting.  We need to raise $1,600 to cover the cost of travel and accommodations for them.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3408

O’Rita T., 71, Philadelphia, PA

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Thelma E., 101, Woodlands, TX

Thelma will turn 102 this December. Her wish is to travel to see her twin sons one more time. Thelma lives in Texas and her sons live in Ohio and are 75 years old. Marvin has many health issues and is unable to travel and Mervin lives in assisted living. Thelma has not seen them in over ten years! We need to raise about $1500 for travel expenses/lodging to make her dream come true!

Wish ID: 3501

Thelma E., 101, Woodlands, TX

Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.

 

 

 

Terry H., 72, Apollo, PA

Terry’s brother lives in Ohio and recently had a stroke.  Terry has not been able to see him in several years.  He is worried about him and would like to visit him but cannot afford the travel costs. Twilight Wish would like to reunite these brothers and need your help to make it happen.  We need to raise $375 to grant Terry’s wish.

 

Thanks to our generous donors, Terry’s wish will soon be granted!

 

 

 

Delaware Valley Veterans Home, Philadelphia, Pa

Help us brighten the holidays for local elderly veterans at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home in Philadelphia. These men are in need of new personal electric razors with a storage case. Although they do get some electric razors donated, they are often cheap and break easily. They sometimes shave them with regular disposable razors, but the men have thin skin and get cut easily.  Each of the 130 residents would love their own razor as it is not sanitary to share them. Our goal is to raise $50 per razor and to present these gift to the men during a holiday celebration. Your donation of $50 will provide a much-needed item to a deserving veteran and will show them that we remember and thank them for their service.

Wish ID: 3509

Delaware Valley Veterans Home, Philadelphia, PA

Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.

Christopher A., 66, Rich Creek, VA

Christopher has been nominated by his case-manger to receive a special wish.  He has cerebral palsy and resides in a nursing home.  Due to unfortunate circumstances, he has no family or friends who visit him.  Within his facility he brings much joy to all who know him.  His greatest wish is to go to “Dollywood” and see the beautiful fall leaves in the mountains at their peak.  He does need to have a nurse and a CNA accompany him for the trip to Tennessee.  Please help us raise the $1,800 needed to cover the costs to make Christopher’s wish come true!

Wish ID: 3404

Christopher A., 66, Rich Creek, VA

Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.

Jeanne H., 70, Birmingham, AL

Jeanne is a recent widow with lung cancer.  She was an active member of her church before she became sick.  Her AC/Heating unit needs to be replaced and she cannot afford to do so on her limited income.  We have raised some money towards the wish but we still need $1,000.  Please donate today to help Jeanne!

Thank you to our donors!  We have met our fundraising goal.

Wish ID: 3289

Evelyn C., 92, Hatboro, PA

Thanks to our generous donors, Evelyn will soon have her air conditioner!

Evelyn’s health has been failing over the last few years.  She is cared for by her sister Mary with whom she shares a house.  They do have central air conditioning on the first floor but Evelyn’s bedroom is on the second.  It gets incredibly hot and it is uncomfortable to sleep.  Many nights she ends up sleeping on her couch to stay cool.  She has been nominated to receive a portable air conditioner for her bedroom.

Both Evelyn and Mary were involved with the Bux Mont Art League for many years.  Evelyn also enjoyed participating and helping with events at her local senior center before she had to give up driving.