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.
“Local retiree making dreams come true”/in Media Coverage/by Mary Farrell
Marion Citizen “Local retiree making dreams come true” February 1, 2023
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
Steve, N., 65, Perkasie, PA/in Archives/by Cheryl Gustafson
Steve is needing furniture for his apartment as unforeseen circumstance have left him without. He lives on a fixed income and disabled. His greatest wish would be to have items such as a bed, chair/recliner and a dresser to make his place a home again. We need to raise $950.00 to make his wish come true. Please donate today!
Steve, N., 65, Perkasie, PA
Thank you to all our donors, we have met our fundraising goal.
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
Ella P., 82, Jeannette, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Ella Powell, a resident of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a lift chair granted by our Westmoreland County Chapter. Powell, 82, needs a lift chair in order to assist her with her mobility and motivate her in her goal to to walk again. She needs to rotate her body frequently and sit properly in order to stimulate and strengthen her muscles. Because she lives on a fixed income, she could not afford the chair on her own. Powell had been very active in her community volunteering for many years at the Salvation Army.
Stanley H., 75, Salisbury, NC/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Stanley Hall, a resident of Salisbury, North Carolina, had his wish to have a member of the military visit him in the VA granted, thanks to n Twilight Wish Foundation. Hall is a Navy veteran who worked as an electrician on aircraft carriers during the Vietnam War. He was exposed to Agent Orange and is now suffering from ischemic heart disease, Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s. His eyesight is failing, he has trouble speaking and can no longer walk. Hall loves the Blue Angels and was nominated by his wife, Diane, so that he could have “one more minute of happy in his life.” He was visited by retired Navy Master Petty Officer David Phillips who spent two hours with him reminiscing about their service on ships and aircraft carriers during their time in the service.
Beacon Brook Health Center, Hartford, CT/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Ten residents of Beacon Brook Health Center in Naugatuck, Connecticut, were gifted tablets, thanks our Connecticut chapter Communicative technologies such as tablets allow seniors with dementia the ability to listen to music and to communicate with their families which is beneficial on many levels, especially during COVID and times of isolation. Many of these residents are Veterans who have served in wartime and these items will benefit them and improve their quality of life. Chapter Director Andrea Hoisl presented the residents with the new tablets and cases during a wish granting ceremony in late December during a post-Christmas celebration with snacks and lots of laughter for the residents.
Betty Q., 71, Philadelphia, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by Mary Farrell
Betty Quick, a resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a hoyer lift granted, thanks to a collaboration between Twilight Wish and Federation Housing. Quick, 71, needs a hoyer lift in order to have assistance with her mobility and independence. Her old one broke and insurance did not cover the cost to replace it. Quick had been a very active member in her neighborhood church and was a part of the worship team there. She was very happy to receive the lift!
Kathleen L., 67, Philadelphia, PA/in Fulfilled Wishes/by twilightwish
Kathleen Les, a resident of Philadelphia, had her wish for a laptop and printer granted, thanks to our headquarters chapter. She enjoys spending time writing books especially romance novels. Unfortunately, her Selectric typewriter was very old and does not work properly. She wished for a new laptop (with processing program) and printer but cannot afford to buy one on her own. Kathleen currently lives on a fixed income. When she was younger, she volunteered at mental health meetings to help facilitate them. She also fought for her son to get proper help for his mental health and his special school. Thanks to generous donors including board member Jon Miller and his daughter Tatum, her wish was granted.