Terri Wasley Articles

Jesus's Raleigh Museum Smile

Jesus's Raleigh Museum Smile

Jesus is a 10 year old boy from Greenville. Jesus battles Usher Syndrome, an extremely rare disease that leaves people hearing and visually impaired. Jesus has lives with being hearing impaired for most of his life however, he just recently started to lose his sight. Doctors fear that most of his sight will be lost in a short time frame.

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Dustin's Puppy

Dustin's Puppy

Dustin is a young man from Fredericksburg, VA who is treated at Duke Medical Center for a condition called severe anaplastic anemia. The condition depletes Dustin of all three types of blood cells and frequently leads to a shortened life. Dustin underwent a bone marrow transplant in July of 2015.

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Alex's Smile

Alex's Smile

Alex is a 7 year old boy who has battled lymphoma for over two years. Because of this, he has not been able to have a birthday party. His “smile” request was to have a birthday bash with all of his friends and family!

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Lauren's Smile

Lauren's Smile

Lauren is a 6 year old sweetheart from Wake Forest, NC. She battles cerebral palsy along with some other conditions that produce seizures. Lauren had just gotten discharged from a 36 day hospital stay.  

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Sada's Smile

Sada's Smile

Sada is a beautiful 12 year old girl from Franklinton, NC. Sada had battled a very rare, malignant tumor called desmoplastic small round cell tumor for over a year.  Unfortunately, Sada’s disease has progressed and was in need of a “smile.”

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Jasmine's Smile

Jasmine's Smile

Jasmine is a 17 year old young lady from Roanoke Rapids, NC who has been battling leukemia for 4 years. Jasmine has had many ups and downs during her battle. After having a disappointing prom experience the year before, she asked Meg’s Smile Foundation for a VIP Prom Experience complete with a date. This would be a first for Meg’s Smile Foundation.

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Miguel's Smile

Miguel's Smile

Miguel is a 5 year old boy from Willow Spring, NC who has been battling leukemia for four years.  Recently, Miguel has also been diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome which produces seizures up to 20 times per day.  Because of this, it is unsafe for Miguel to go to the park and play on the playground.

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Zykia's Smile

Zykia's Smile

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!

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Moira's Smile

Moira's Smile

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.

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Olivia's Smile

Olivia's Smile

Olivia is a 10 year old girl from Greensboro, NC. She has been battling Stage 4 Ewings Sarcoma for about a year. Olivia lit right up when we told her she could go on a shopping spree to Southpoint Mall in Durham!

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Davis's Smile

Davis's Smile

Davis is a delightful 12 year old boy from our hometown of Holly Springs, NC.  Davis was born with several conditions that severely limit his ability to be mobile and communicate.

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Chris's Smile

Chris's Smile

Chris is 16 year old young man from Concord, NC. He is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma that has relapsed which leaves him in his home for long periods of time.  He wanted to make his room into a “man cave” so Meg's Smile Foundation said, “Let’s go for it!”

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Moriah's Smile

Moriah's Smile

Moriah is an 18 year old girl from Apex, NC who has battled Tetrology of Fallot since she was born. This condition requires on-going care for both cardiac and pulmonary functions.  

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Community Events

Community Events

Meg’s Smile Foundation relies solely on contributions to provide “smiles” to children.  Many organizations and businesses in our community hold special events solely for the benefit of Meg’s Smile Foundation.  

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Benjamen's Smile

Benjamen's Smile

Benjamen is a young man from Wake Forest who has been a severe form of Epilepsy since he was born.  Recently, Benjamen had two brain surgeries to try and ease the seizures he experiences on a daily basis.  Benjamen and his family wanted to get away where he could swim and have fun in the water.  What better place to do that than – The Great Wolf Lodge.

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Alessia's Smile

Alessia's Smile

Alessia is nine years old and is from Washington, NC.  She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma at the age of five.  Alessia developed congestive heart failure from the chemotherapy she needed to take.  She has a ventricular assist device and is currently waiting for a heart transplant.  If anyone deserves a smile, it is Alessia!

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Jomiah's Smile

Jomiah's Smile

Jomiah is a ten year old girl from Spring Hope, NC who was diagnosed with Cerebral palsy when she was two years old.  Since that time, Jomiah has had trouble walking and experiences debilitating tremors that leave her unsteady.  

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Cherry's Smile

Cherry's Smile

Cherry is a young lady from Newton, NC who has been battling a brain tumor for fourteen years.  Her tumor has relapsed four times with the last instance resulting in a tremendous amount of pain.  

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Lexi's Smile

Lexi's Smile

Lexi is a five year old cutie currently residing at the Ronald McDonald House in Durham. At birth, Lexi was diagnosed with epilepsy.  Since then she has also been diagnosed with Alternating Hemiplegia, a rare neurologic disorder affecting one in a one million people. This rare disease leaves Lexi paralyzed at times and unable to communicate.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know – in addition to the wonderful “smiles” we provide to children, Meg’s Smile Foundation is involved in other Community Events?

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