Maddux is a 15-year-old sweetheart from Holly Springs. Maddux and Meg were friends in elementary school. Maddux’s mother, Jaime, took a very touching and memorable photo shoot of Meg and her family as she was battling. Maddux battles epilepsy along with other chronic health issues. Maddux loves Christian music and finds it to be very uplifting to her.
Meg’s Smile Foundation provided VIP tickets to an awesome Christian concert featuring MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, Natalie Grant, Meredith Andrews and Jimi Cravity. Maddux and her family even got to meet several of the performers backstage. She and her family were transported in style in a limousine and had dinner as part of their night.
Maddux and her family have been supporters of Meg’s Smile Foundation right from its inception. A big thanks to them and also to you, for helping us provide kids with smiles.
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.