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In the final days of her battle with rare abdominal cancer, Melissa asked her parents if they were to do anything in her name could they please help caregivers of those afflicted with a serious illness, injury or end of life event.


This is Melissa's Wish.

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OUR MISSION

Melissa’s Wish is a not-for-profit organization founded with the purpose of providing short term, non-medical financial aid, in the form of a grant, to the caregivers assisting those afflicted with a serious illness, injury or end of life event.

upcoming event! JULY 11, 2019

Jeffrey Wands, Psychic Reader

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An Evening With Jeffrey Wands

Location:

VFW Hall

60 Church St

Kings Park NY 11754

Donation: $65 Per Ticket (Seat are Limited & Will Not Be Sold At The Door)


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Upcoming Events

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Our fundraising events are fun, awesome and for a great cause. JOIN US!

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Article: Evolution of a Caregiver

Written By Bill Blackford


...We were not prepared for what we were about to experience on many levels, nor were we aware of the toll that a prolonged illness and ultimately the passing of our daughter would have on us...

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"If you remember just one thing about me, please remember that I was neither a victim nor a survivor, I was a cancer warrior".

- Melissa Blackford

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