About This Wish

$325
The cost of the wish includes the item, 2.9% credit card fee, sales tax and shipping charges (when applicable).

A futon couch for Orlando who just moved into his first college aparment

Posted Dec 16, 2017
Orlando has moved into his first college apartment. However, he has no furniture. A futon would be ideal because it would allow him have a place to relax during the day and sleep at night, especially since his apartment has limited room. Olrando does not qualify for the state support that is given to most of our foster youth. This futon would mean the world to him.

Orlando is 20 years old and lives in Riverside , CA

Orlando is a second year university student. It is too early to say what he wants to do after graduation, but with a brother attending UCLA he and his siblings have already overcome a tremendous amount of challenges to be where they are now. While its too early to tell what he wants to do after graduation, he is really studious and dedicated to his academics. He is a bit shy, but when you get to know him, he really opens up. Orlando does not benefit from the other state aid other foster youth are privy to, he works and puts himself through college.

The Wish Story

Dec 15, 2017

UC Riverside Guardian Scholars - Riverside, CA requests this wish for Orlando.

Dec 16, 2017

One Simple Wish posts the wish to the website.

Dec 18, 2017

Marylynne grants the wish for Orlando! Thanks Marylynne.

Dec 18, 2017

Marylynne sent an update on the wish for Orlando.

Hi, Orlando. My husband and I are so happy to grant you this wish. We think it's great that you're in college and getting your first apartment. You'll need lots of sleep to keep your grades up. A lot of kids graduate high school and don't go to college. But, your choice to go to college shows that you're determined and intelligent. And that drive will lead you to a job that you deserve because you're willing to put in the time to make it happen. It's so important for your future. Merry Christmas, Mary and Tony

Dec 29, 2017

One Simple Wish sends the gift to the UC Riverside Guardian Scholars - Riverside, CA for Orlando.

Jan 17, 2018

UC Riverside Guardian Scholars - Riverside, CA receives the wish!

Jan 17, 2018

Orlando receives the gift from UC Riverside Guardian Scholars - Riverside, CA!

Orlando says thank you very much for his couch.

Want to Help Children Like Orlando?

We Love These Guys!

As Seen in