Kathy W., 75, Middle Island, NY

Kathy is active member of her parish, Catholic Daughters of America.  She loves participating in and helping with the senior club functions. Her friends describe her as being so hardworking and humble.  She has trouble hearing which is affecting her ability to participate in her church fully.  It would mean so much for her to get hearing aides.  She lives on a fixed income and cannot afford to get them herself.  We need to raise $3,000 to make her simple wish come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3992

Kathy W., 75, Middle Island, NY

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Elnora W., 77, Richmond, CA

Elnora has served on Richmond’s City Council, was the president of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and a faithful member and volunteer at her church. She lives on a limited income and cannot afford to travel to see her family who lives in Houston, TX.  She wishes to “celebrate family” with her nieces, nephews and cousins in Houston and to see her hometown once more.  We need to raise $2,100 to cover the travel expenses for Elnora and her companion for the trip.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3889

Elnora W. 77, Richmond, CA

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Margaret A., 99, West Orange, NJ

Margaret has been deeply involved in her church throughout her life. In particular, she devoted her time to teaching the children in the church.  She is turning 100 this year and her greatest desire is to visit her old parish, Holy Cross Church, in New York City and attend mass.  We need to provide the wheelchair transportation for her to get there.  We need to raise $500 to make this special wish come true.  Please donate now!

Wish ID: 3924

Margaret A., 99, West Orange, NJ

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

Dorothy D., 86, W. Babylon, NY

Thanks to very generous donor, Dorothy’s wish will soon be granted!

Dorothy has a long history of giving back to her community and church.  She volunteered for the Salvation Army for over 20 years.  She was also a Sunday school teacher and currently coordinates the prayer chain at her church, greets worshipers and helps with fundraisers and events.  She is in need of some dental work, but due to her limited income she cannot afford the extra expense.  We need to raise $850 to cover the cost of the dental work Dorothy needs.

 

Vera P., 74, Quakertown, PA

Vera has often helped people in need and now needs help for herself.  She lives alone in a mobile home and her heater no longer works.   She cannot afford to buy a new one. We are asking for your help to grant this urgent wish!  With the help of a local heating and cooling company, some generous donors and our “Tuesdays with Lori” legacy program Vera’s wish has come true!

Wish ID: 3920

Vera P., 74, Quakertown, PA

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

St. Joseph Residence, Enfield, CT

St. Joseph Residence is the home to Little Sisters of the Poor who are now elderly and in need of care..  The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, they serve the elderly poor in over 30 countries around the world.

They are in need of special mattresses that aide in the prevention of bed sores.  They are also in need of an extra-wide wheelchair for their residents.  We want to provide these simple needs items to them to help improve their quality of life.  We need to raise $850 to make this wish come true.  Please donate today!

Wish ID: 3889

St. Joseph’s Residence, Enfield, CT

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

 

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!

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Tuesdays With Lori Wish Granting Program

What is Tuesdays with Lori?

Tuesdays with Lori is a new wish granting legacy program that honors the memory of Lori Radel and her love of Twilight Wish Foundation’s mission. Lori loved granting wishes. She felt that seniors were a treasure and she wanted to give back to them after they had given of themselves throughout their lives.

She planned to retire early and dedicate her life to helping grant wishes to our most under served and oftentimes, forgotten and alone, seniors. Lori fought the effects of an autoimmune disorder for years. Unexpectedly, she passed in 2017, at the much too young age of 55.

Her dream of making a difference at Twilight Wish seemed like it would never happen. After she passed, her family and friends were driven to create this new program in Lori’s memory to grant the wishes of our elders who are at the end of their life’s journey.

Lori’s son, Corey, named the program which was influenced by the book, Tuesdays with Morrie which focuses on the individual and how important it is for all generations to value the lives of our elders and to honor their contributions toward paving the path for all of us.

Lori was heartbroken at the idea of seniors being alone without resources and knew that these simple wishes really changed their lives in tangible ways.  The simple act of lunch out or cards sent brought so much joy to people who are often forgotten and ignored.  Lori’s mission was to bring value and care to our seniors.

If you are unable to attend this year’s event, but are inspired to be a corporate or individual sponsor of Tuesdays with Lori, you can do so below.  All Tuesdays with Lori sponsors will be recognized in print and electronic program materials.  We welcome all donation levels.

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Butler County, PA Chapter Donations

Donations will be used for granting wishes to seniors living in Butler County, PA.

Wish ID: Butler

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Westmoreland County PA Chapter Donations

Donations will be used for granting wishes to seniors living in Westmoreland County, PA.

Wish ID: Westmoreland

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