Please Note: Twilight Wish Foundation is registered in Pennsylvania as a nonprofit corporation and is a public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations made to grant open wishes are tax deductible. Twilight Wish Foundation will make every effort to ensure that donated funds go to the wish of your choice. If this is not possible, we will apply the funds to the most urgent and similar wish open at the time. Twilight Wish Foundation has final decision-making authority over the use of all donations.
Mary Anne C., 67, Pittsburgh, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Mary Anne Cole, 67, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently had her wish for a sofa granted, thanks to our Allegheny County, Pennsylvania chapter. Cole is a Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam era. She lives on a fixed income and could not afford the sofa on her own. Cole has neuropathy and needs to rest periodically by sitting down.
Charles Huffman, 76, Feasterville-Trevose, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Charles “Chip” Huffman, a resident of Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania, had his wish to have an accessibility ramp installed granted, thanks to a collaboration with Fox Rehabilitation and Amramp. Huffman, a Navy veteran, has multiple medical issues and has lost strength in his arms and legs due to nerve damage. He also recently fell and broke his ankle making walking extremely difficult, despite his hard work at trying to improve his mobility and independence. In addition, his wife, Lois, has her own medical issues including a recent hip fracture and surgery. Huffman, 76, relies on a wheelchair to get in and out of his home and having an accessibility ramp will improve his quality of life. Thanks to a generous donor, his wish was granted on Monday, November 14th. Thanks also to Amramp for discounting the cost of the ramp installation.
Helen K., 67, Zelienople, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Helen Kasing, a 69-year-old living at Lutheran SeniorLife Passavant in Zelienople, Pennsylvania had her wish to pet and “ride” a horse again granted by our Butler County chapter. Kasing grew up with horses and owned three at one time. She missed being around horses and was thrilled to be entertained by Koda, a mini horse, and taken for a carriage ride by Bella.
Dorothy B., 92, Saxonburg, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Dorothy Brooks, a resident of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a reclining lift chair granted, thanks to our Butler County chapter. Brooks, 92, had an old recliner that was over 20 years old that no longer reclined. Because she has coronary heart disease, her legs have a tendency to swell so keeping them elevated is very important. Brooks was a very active member of the Saxonburg Women’s Club and still volunteers at the local library during book sales. Having her wish granted will improve her quality of life.
Donna G., 67, Hartford, CT/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Donna Gaston, 67, a resident of Hartford, Connecticut had her wish to have a day out at the hairdresser and have lunch with her friend granted, thanks to our Central Connecticut chapter. Gaston, a resident of a nursing facility, lives on a limited income so could not afford this treat on her own.
Sr. Charles Mane, Windham, CT/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Sister Charles Mane, a resident of St. Joseph Living Center in Windham, Connecticut had her wish for a cell phone with enlarged keys and texting ability granted, thanks to our Central Connecticut chapter. Sr. Charles Mane has been a Baltic Sister most of her life; she taught music and played the organ at several parishes. Having this phone will enable her to communicate more easily with her family and friends.
Ben B., 81, Bristol, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes, Veterans' Wishes/by twilightwish
Ben, from Bristol, PA, served in the Navy from 1961-1970. He enjoys working in South Philadelphia distributing food to underserved communities. Ben is an active member in his community and church. He has a few health issues which have recently limited his mobility and would benefit from having a lightweight, foldable, motorized scooter to help him around easier outdoors. We need to raise $850 to help Ben and grant his simple wish. Please donate today.
Wish ID: 5576
Ben B., 81, Bristol, PA
Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.
Irwin Senior Center, Irwin, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
The Irwin Senior Center was gifted 30 cardio drumming sets, thanks to our Westmoreland County chapter. The Irwin Senior Center recently opened in the basement of the First United Methodist Church and depends completely on volunteers and donations to run its programs which include crafts, games, musical entertainment, special events and exercise classes. Recently, they held a cardio drumming class and it was the most attended exercise class they have held to date! Cardio drumming is a low-impact workout that people of all ages and fitness levels can do using drumsticks, an exercise ball and a basket to hold the ball.
Henry G., 82, Jacksonville, FL/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Henry Gagne, a resident of Harbor Chase Senior Living in Jacksonville, Florida, had his wish to bring the circus, and more specifically, clowns, to his facility to entertain the residents grante. Henry, 82, was a professional clown for many years, entertaining countless people in the Jacksonville area. He still loves to dress up in his clown outfit and makeup and perform for the other residents, but this is becoming more difficult for him as he ages. Henry is a Navy veteran who served for 21 years including during the Vietnam War. After his discharge, he married and raised a family of four children with his wife. Henry also financially assisted several needy children with their college educations through a foundation. He is known as one of the kindest residents in his community and loves music, giving little gifts to others and clowning around. Henry’s wish was granted on Sunday, October 9th when he dressed up again and performed with clowns from Gator Clowns. Harbor Chase was decorated like the “big top” and there were circus foods like cotton candy, Crackerjacks, animal crackers and more for the residents to enjoy!
Richard G., 85, Millvale, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Richard Gonzalez, 85, a resident of Millvale, Pennsylvania, recently had his wish for a lift chair granted by our Allegheny County chapter. Richard is an Air Force veteran and is the handyman in his senior high rise. He helps all residents in the building with that are in need. Richard’s current recliner lift chair broke and he could not afford to replace it on his own.