Zykia is an 18 year old young lady from Williamston, NC. She has been battling sarcoma for two years and recently it had recently moved into her lungs. Zykia definitely needed a “smile” quickly!
Zykia wanted to go on a shopping spree to Southpoint Mall in Durham. The day started at The Cheesecake Factory – a favorite of our kids! She got an awesome new computer from the Microsoft Store and a whole bunch of clothes from Forever 21 and Athleta. She also went home with a huge Visa gift card to continue her shopping online!
Special thanks to The Cheesecake factory, the Microsoft Store, Forever 21 and Athleta for making the day perfect. Also, thanks to you for supporting our 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.