Moira is a 3 year old little girl from Greensboro, NC who lives with an extremely rare condition called Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia.
Moira was diagnosed with this at birth and leaves her severely challenged intellectually and physically. The normal life span for a person with this condition is only 20 years.
Moira is a very happy little girl despite all of her challenges. She is happiest playing with her siblings outside.
Meg’s Smile Foundation provided Moira with several pieces of equipment to help her enjoy her life including a specialized swing, a tilting desk and bench, along with other games and activity packs specially designed for Moira. Moira’s mom said this was everything on her wish list to help her play!
We are so happy that we were able to make Moira smile. Thank you for all you do to support the kids 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.