Zechariah is a 24-year-old young man from Raleigh. He has been battling Cystic Fibrosis his entire life which has limited many aspects of his life. He continues to pursue his undergraduate degree.
Zechariah wanted to propose to his long-time girlfriend, unfortunately he did not have the means to purchase an engagement ring for her. Meg’s Smile Foundation representatives met Zechariah at Diamond’s Direct where he could pick out the perfect ring. Zechariah’s proposal was met with a resounding – YES!
We are so happy to be able to provide Zechariah with his special smile. A huge thank you to our friends at Diamond’s Direct for allowing our dollars to go further and for helping Zechariah pick the perfect ring.
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.