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.
Lillian M, 95, Phoenixville, PA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Lillian, a 95-year-old senior from Phoenixville, PA is a big baseball fan. She follows the Phillies, all of the players, and knows who they are playing, trading, or is injured. She keeps up with the bi-monthly Monday morning sports desk program. The Senior Center took a trip to the Reading Phillies last year. Lillian was the ringleader and encouraged others to attend. They have already planned a trip for this year in May, but unfortunately the transportation cost has more than tripled. Lillian’s Twilight Wish is to be able to get the transportation cost covered for her and her peers to be able to attend the game at the beginning of May. When Lillian found out that she had been nominated for a Twilight Wish she got tears in her eyes and was bursting with excitement. We are looking to raise $1420.00 for bus transportation. Please donate today!
Wish ID: 5727
Lillian M, 95, Phoenixville, PA
Francis L., 73, Worcester, MA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Francis, living in a health care center, is an active senior who loves people and enjoys helping others. He loves to be addressed by the name of John Wayne because, as he quotes “he was a good man who wore a white hat”. Francis loves to dance and listen to Allen Jackson, who is his favorite country singer. His Wish is to have a “country dance party” with his fellow residents and wear a white hat. We need to raise $500.00 to make his wish come true. Please donate today!
Wish ID: 5734
Francis L., 73, Worcester, MA
Ted S., 76, Bristol, VA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Ted has played the banjo since he was a child. He formed a band with his brothers and attended many music festivals thru the years. Ted’s Wish is to attend a music festival nearby the town where he lives. He has met all of the bands and even played with some of them over the years. It would be a reunion for him, one last time as he is very ill and legally blind. We need to raise $250 to grant Ted’s Wish. Please donate to make Ted’s wish come true!
Wish ID: 5730
Ted S., 76, Bristol, VA
Maria M., 69, Aurora, CO./in Open Wishes/by twilightwish
Maria M.is a 69 years old resident of Aurora, Colorado. Her family is having a reunion and her Twilight Wish is to be able to attend. Her income is tight and she can barely make ends meet as it is. It would mean so much to her to be able to see her family and some grandkids that she hasn’t ever met. Maria has already set up transportation from Denver to Juarez and has a way to get back to the USA after the visit. She only needs help with one, one way ticket to her to her final destination.We need to raise $250.00 to make her wish come true. Please donate today!
Wish ID: #5717
Maria M., 69, Aurora, CO
John C, 75, Glassboro, NJ/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
John C. is a 75-year-old resident of Glassboro, New Jersey. He is a Vietnam Veteran who is in the late stages of COPD. Because of this, he struggles to manage stairs and relies on a walker to get around. His wife, Betsy, is a former RN and his full-time caregiver also struggles to get around. His Twilight Wish is to have a ramp installed at his home to enable to get him to his car safely using his walker, improving the quality of life for both he and his wife.
John C. was nominated by Laura Palmer, his friend and author who wrote “Shrapnel in the Heart, Letters and Remembrances from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial” which traces people who left letters to those killed in Vietnam at the memorial in DC. Palmer interviewed him about the letter he left to his buddy, Eddie Van Every who was killed in action. He offered to help her find people and became her researcher for the book. John C. was then inspired to write and publish his own book, “They Were Ours” which traces many of the Veterans from Gloucester County who served in Vietnam and other wars. In his younger years when he was in better health, he volunteered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and was a leader in his church. He also addressed groups at the National Constitution Center and has addressed countless other groups since “They Were Ours” was published.
We need to raise $7,300 to make his wish come true. Please donate today!
Wish ID #5723
John C, 75, Glassboro, NJ
Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.
Giuseppe D, 84, Lansdale, PA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Giuseppe, 84, from Lansdale, Pennsylvania is an Army veteran and served in Italy. He volunteers at the “Becoming Center” in Ambler. Giuseppe’s Wish is to receive a three – wheeled bike (trike) to ride and get exercise. We need to raise $900 to make this wish come true. Please donate today!
Wish ID: 4764
Giuseppe D, 84, Lansdale, PA
Betty P., 98, Elkins Park, PA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Betty P., 98, a resident of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, is in need of hearing aids. She has a current set of hearing aids, but they are no longer strong enough for her needs and she cannot afford the new set on her fixed income. When Betty was younger, she volunteered at Einstein Medical Center for 17 years in addition to Abington Hospital. She also currently volunteers when able in the apartment building. We need to raise $3,000 to make her wish come true. Please donate today!
Wish ID: 5704
Betty P., 98, Elkins Park, PA
Norma Sue S., 94, Humble, TX/in Open Wishes, Uncategorized/by Cheryl Gustafson
Norma Sue S, a resident of Humble, Tx, would like to travel to Italy to see where her husband’s plane was shot down during WWII. She found out several years ago that there is a memorial at the spot where the plane crashed after an Italian organization reached out to her grandson via Facebook. Norma Sue has wanted to visit the memorial since she found out about it and is looking to travel and make her Wish come true the end of April 2023, as there will be a ceremony during that time. This date is also important to the family as it is the anniversary of his release as a POW in 1945. Please donate today to make this Wish come true!
Norma Sue S., 94, Humble, TX
Senior Center Dance, Montgomery County, PA/in Open Wishes/by Cheryl Gustafson
Many senior center facilities for low-income communities have a limited budget for their activities departments. A Wish for a senior dance to be held to honor a group of seniors and provide them with a special experience has been requested. The dance would be hosted by a Senior Center in Montgomery County, PA. which provides access to programs and resources that help older adults live independently and remain active while on a low-income. They offer a place of comfort, fellowship and care to the seniors in their community. We need your help to make this happen. Please donate today!
Wish # 5714
Senior Center Dance, Montgomery County, PA
Dennis, C., 65 Fortuna, CA/in Open Wishes, Uncategorized/by twilightwish
Dennis has always wanted to go to Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Park. He is a stage 4 throat cancer survivor, but now the throat cancer has returned. Dennis is on a fixed income, so making the trip is his Twilight Wish. We want to make Dennis’ wish come true and need to raise $1,550 to grant it. Please donate today!
Wish # 5640
Dennis, C., 65 Fortuna, CA