Wishes Granted

Our First Century Club Member!

Monday, July 15th, 2024

Harold turned 100 in June, 2024 and became the first member of our Century Club!

Our 450th Wish Granted!!!! A Wish to go to the Zoo again.....

Thursday, February 1st, 2024

Kaye had a birthday coming up and a very caring staff member at Elderwood Assisted Living in Hamburg was able to find out that more than anything, she wanted to visit the Zoo.

That's where Senior Wishes got involved!

A Wish to sit on a FARMALL Tractor .............

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Don had one wish......he hadn't sat on a FARMALL Tractor since he was 9 years old, when he used to help his neighbor. His wish was to sit on this tractor again.

A Wish to Ride a Horse Again.....

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

Peggy's wish was to be able to ride a horse one more time. She expressed her wish to the listening ears of Jim, staff member at Elderwood Assisted Living in Hamburg. 

400th Wish Granted! A Wish to go fishing out on the lake!

Monday, May 8th, 2023

Our 400th Wish was granted in August, 2022, to Daniel, who was nominated by staff at Elderwood at Cheektowaga. On a beautiful August day, a few family members joined Daniel as he fulfilled his dream to go fishing on Lake Erie once again.

A Wish to go to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Monday, May 8th, 2023

Years ago, Rae and her husband would attend the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday Show together.  Since his death, she had been unable to go.  

A 100th Birthday Celebration for Gertrude!

Thursday, May 4th, 2023

We recently helped Gertrude celebrate her 100th Birthday!

A Wish for a Chess Set

Thursday, May 4th, 2023

Mr. W. is in a care facility in Williamsville. We had visited him a few weeks ago to bring him some much needed clothing and personal care items, and at that time we learned of his love of chess.

A Wish to see the Yankees play in person!

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Cheryle, a life-long Yankees fan couldn't belive her beloved team was going to be playing right here in Buffalo!  She wrote to us saying she'd LOVE the opportunity to see them play "one more time." 

A Wish to Celebrate turning 100 by dining out!

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Josephine celebrated her 100th birthday enjoying dinner with a few family members at the Como Restaurant in Niagara Falls. This was always a favorite place for her to take her children.

A Wish for a cd player and books on cd

Friday, October 16th, 2020

Beverly's eyesight is very poor and she can no longer read her beloved books.  Her wish was to have a cd player and some books on cd so that she could hear her favorite authors once again.  We were thrilled to bring her this new cd player and basket of books on cd's.  She was so excited that she would be able to press play and enjoy a book again.

A Wish for books and crafts

Friday, October 16th, 2020

Khalimah loves to read and do crafts.  She was particularly interested in trying needlepoint.  We were happy to drop off this basket filled with books, needpoint kits and other items to help her stay busy while she is staying at home.

National Senior Citizens Day Celebration

Friday, October 16th, 2020

This year our annual ice cream social to celebrate National Senior Citizens Day was held at Westchester Park Senior Apartments. Of course, it was a 'little' different than in previous years, but how can you not smile when you are going to have ice cream!

Activity Bags for the Seniors at Crestview Apartments!

Friday, October 16th, 2020

We were happy to provide activity bags to all the residents at Crestview Senior Apartments in Warsaw.  We filled them with table puzzles, word find books, craft kits and an assortment of other treats to keep their minds active.  We love bringing joy to seniors!

A Wish for Card Making Supplies

Friday, October 16th, 2020

Karen's hobby is making handmade birthday cards for the residents of East side Nursing Home is Warsaw.  Her wish was for card supplies and an organizer to hold everything.

Bags of food donated to Martha Mitchell Community Center

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

In an effort to help seniors get the food and necessities they need, we have been delivering food bags to various senior centers and county Offices for the Aging.  We also drop off boxes of puzzles, crafts and coloring books to help seniors with their isolation.  This is such a challenging time for everyone, but we don't want to forget these seniors!

A Wish for a New Sewing Machine

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

Natalie, 90 years young, was granted her wish for a sewing machine so she could sew masks to distribute to others.  Her old sewing machine had broken and she was unable to replace it on her own.  We were thrilled to be able to help Natalie use her love of sewing to help out others in her community!

A wish for IPADS for residents

Wednesday, August 19th, 2020

IPADS were delivered to five apartment complexes in Batavia and Warsaw to allow residents to facetime with family members they have not seen in a long time.  These IPADS will also enable residents to participate in virtual medical appointments.

A Group Wish to meet Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

The staff at the Veterans Home in Batavia knew a wish that would thrill their residents.....a visit from Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia, the first living Iraq War Veteran to receive the Medal of Honor.

A Wish to visit my son in Dallas

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Eloise, 75, had not seen her son in several years.  Her wish was to fly to Dallas and spend some time visiting with him and his family.