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Help One Simple Wish Give 18 y/o Twan a Proper Funeral

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THE STORY:

Twan Hayes was an easygoing 18-year-old young man with a sweet smile and strong spirit. Although Twan was like most teenagers one thing about him stood out; Twan had excruciating pain, missing lots of school, routine doctor appointments, lengthy hospital stays, high-risk surgeries and a brutal chemotherapy regimen after being diagnosed with Stage IV Fibrosarcoma (a soft tissue cancer) in March 2012.

Twan’s battle was long; but he was always brave. Twan did not complain and his loving spirit always shined through. On April 23, 2013, Twan lost his battle and died at home surrounded by his loving family.

One Simple Wish learned of Twan’s passing when family friends came to visit The Ohana Project. They were looking for dresses for Twan’s sisters to wear for his funeral. When they shared his story with us, we were beyond saddened to hear that Twan’s grandmother, who has raised him and his 8 siblings, could not afford a funeral and that her insurance had denied the claim because his death was not accidental. Social Security Insurance has given them just $225.

We are calling on all our supporters to help this wonderful family honor Twan’s life with a proper funeral. The bill for Mays Funeral Home is shown on this page. Twan’s body will be held there for one week.

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    $500

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    $125

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    $25

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    $25

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    $250

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    $50

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    $25

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    $25

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  • Kiki Richardson

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62% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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The Team: $4,945 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

ONE SIMPLE WISH

Amount Raised

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62% Raised of $8,000 Goal

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