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Bringing the concert right to her Country music fan Lilly, 12, enjoys a concert brought right to her on Oct. 3! As a quadriplegic following a car accident, Lilly depends upon a ventilator. Lilly lives in a residential unit at St. Margaret’s Center in Albany, NY, but she wished to be able to experience some of the things in life which she would have difficulty achieving on her own – like a country concert. Her volunteer wish granters found a solution: members of local group Skeeter Creek performed a concert for Lilly and a crowd of friends and staff, right...

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Tomorrow is the 99th annual observance of Veterans Day, a day for all of us nationwide to pause and reflect on the incredible sacrifices so many men and women have made to keep us safe here at home and overseas. With many veterans in the Twill community and Twill family, this is a day and a weekend that hits very close to home. 

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 When I was 21 years old, driving home from my new job straight out of college on a gorgeous spring day, I got a phone call no one expects. My mom told me she was late going to her routine mammogram, and they found something. At this point, I felt terrible because I had cancelled on her for dinner this particular night. I told her I didn't feel good, when in reality I just had a headache from lack of sleep the night before. The guilt I felt is something I may never truly be able to explain. My...

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The church I attended in Charleston always made a point to repeat a phrase that stuck with me. Our pastor would preach to always "pray for the open chair". By doing this, we prayed for the empty seat in the room. For the person maybe going through a hard time and couldn't make it to church or small group. For the person struggling to make their way to church because they're scared. For the person so broken, church isn't even on their radar. The more I "prayed for the open chair", the more I thought about all the other people...

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 Most family members would give words of affirmation and try and be there for a sibling diagnosed with a complex mental illness, but CEO of Twill, Zac Halloran, did much more than that. “Twill was inspired by my brother's journey to rehabilitation. When visiting, I observed many patients not having the warmth of a cozy blanket or the love and support of family members nearby. A fire burned inside me and I knew I wanted to give back to my local community anyway I could,” said Halloran. So his journey, along with his older brother Jeremy, began. The two raised...

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