Ife is a sweet boy from Raleigh, NC who is battling a brain tumor. He really wanted to go see a Lakers Basketball game and fortunately the Lakers were playing in Charlotte, NC in December. We were able to send Ife and his family to Charlotte for the big game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the LA Lakers. To add to this experience, Ife got to meet his favorite player, Kobe Bryant!!!!
What an amazing day we were able to give Ife and his family because of all the wonderful support we receive from so many generous people! Thank you to the the Lakers, The Bobcats and especially Kobe Byrant for making Ife's dream come true! Thank you to all of you that support Meg's Smile Foundation, we could not do these great things with out your help!
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.