Wishes Granted

A wish to see the sites in Buffalo again

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Gloria, 93, wished to see all the major sites in Buffalo again, revisiting childhood memories.

A Wish to go to Vidler's again

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Jerry wished to have the opportunity to shop at Vidler's again. He hadn't been to the store in decades, but knew it would be like stepping back in time.

A Wish for a Kazoo Party!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

The Activities Director at Lockport Presbyterian Home wished for a special Kazoo event for her residents.  She wanted someone from the Kazoo Company in Eden to give the residents a short presentation on the history of the kazoo, and then lead them in a few songs. 

A Wish for a family photo for Doreen

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Doreen, 94, wished to have a photograph taken of her and her great great grandchildren.

A Wish for a 90th Birthday Celebration at the Colored Musicians Club

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Ed, a Korean War Veteran, wished to celebrate his 90th birthday with a party with friends and family at his beloved Colored Musicians Club. 


Our 200th Wish! A Wish to go to a Sabres game

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

We granted our 200th wish to a very special senior!  Ed loves hockey and the Buffalo Sabres.  His wish was to go to a game and cheer on his favorite team in person.

A Week of Veteran's Wishes includes a Sabres Game!

Monday, January 28th, 2019

In 2018, we began "A Week of Veteran's Wishes" to honor those who have served our country.  One highlight was the opportunity to attend a Sabres game for four special seniors, including a WWII Navy Veteran.  

A Wish Granted to 109 year old Catherine!

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Catherine, a resident at Elderwood Assisted Living, is our oldest wish recipient to date!  At 109, her wish was to be driven around her old neighborhood and then have dinner at a nice italian restuarant.  

A VIP Day at the Bill's game for Eddie, 104!

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Eddie, a WWII Veteran is 104 years young and full of energy!  It had many years since he attended a Bills game and Senior Wishes set out to make his day memorable.

A Night of Beautiful Music for Marie

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Marie, 97, wished to go to the Andre Rieu' Orchestra concert so she could enjoy an evening of beautiful music. For Marie’s family, a love of music runs deep. Her nephew plays for the Cleveland Orchestra and her niece is a music teacher.

Joseph Goes Fishing Again

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Joseph has not been able to go fishing for many years and was missing having a pole in his hands.  Senior Wishes arranged for Joseph and a few family and friends to go out on a boat and fish again.  He was the only one who caught a fish!  

A Visit to the Pierce Arrow Museum for Albert

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Albert, an antique car enthusiast, had never been to the Pierce Arrow Car Museum. He was amazed at the number of cars and the beautiful condition they were in.    

Ruth's wish comes true to take to the sky!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Ruth, 86, waited decades to have her wish come true to ride in a hot air balloon. It was everything she thought it would be and more.

Myrtle attends Aladdin at Shea's

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Mytle's wish to see Aladdin at Shea's was granted, fulfilling her dream to again experience the excitement of musical theater!

An opportunity to throw out the first pitch for Florence!

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Florence, 90 years young,  loves baseball.  Her wish was to go to a Buffalo Bisons game and go down on the field.  

Phillip visits his 113 year old grandmother!

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Phillip wished to visit his 113 year old grandmother - the oldest person in North Carolina!

A Reunion With A Cousin In Oakland For WWII Veteran Charles, 98

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Charles is a WWII Army Veteran who served in North Africa and Italy. Charles’ wife LaRusha, nominated him for a wish he has wanted for some time…..to visit his niece in Oakland, CA.

Senior Wishes Grants 150th Wish with a Vintage Car Ride!

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Mary, a lover of vintage cars, wished to have a ride in a vintage convertible.  

A Tour Of The Buffalo News For Rita

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Touring the Buffalo News was #3 on Rita's "buckette list!"

Annie attends the Gullah Heritage Festival

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

For 20 years, Annie had been hoping to attend the historical African American/West African "Gullah Festival" held annually in Beaufort, SC.