Emily is a nineteen-year-old young lady from Holly Springs. She was diagnosed with a brain tumor at a very young age. In addition, Emily also battles epilepsy, strokes, Crohn's disease and radiation vasculitis.
Emily wanted an iPad so she can watch her favorite shows from childhood on YouTube as well as play games. She currently has a very old iPad mini that doesn't allow for many games (and no video viewing).
Meg’s Smile Foundation delivered an iPad to Emily within the week of her request. Her Mom told us, “Emily received the iPad today and is beyond thrilled! She has been busy all afternoon playing games and showing off the iPad to her aide, brother and neighbors who stopped by to say hello. We will spend more time tomorrow showing her all the features on it (wow, there’s a lot!). And, the large screen really helps make it easy for her to use. This truly made her smile!”
Thank you for all you do to support Emily and all of the children at Meg’s Smile Foundation.
Taylor is a sixteen-year-old young lady from Holly Springs. Taylor was perfectly healthy until July of 2018 when she was diagnosed with Advanced Disseminated Lyme Borreliosis complex with Neuroborreliosis; Babesia, Ehrlichia Chaffeensis. She was hospitalized and in the Wake Med PICU in critical condition, complicated with acute respiratory failure and sepsis. At the time, nobody could figure out why this was happening to Taylor until specialists from Duke Infectious Disease and The Jemsek Clinic determined it was the above tick-borne illnesses. She will undergo aggressive treatment for the next two years in hopes of reversing the damage to her.
Tabor is a nineteen-year-old young man from Durham. He has battled cystic fibrosis his entire life. Tabor has a great spirit - he is a smart, kind, and driven individual who seeks a solution first and asks for help second. Tabor attends Durham Tech Community College and getting to a from school is hard without a car. Tabor’s request was to receive some help in purchasing a car which we were more than happy to do.