Wishes Granted

250th Wish Granted! A Wish to sit in the cockpit of a military plane again

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Our 25oth wish was granted to Robert, 96 years young, a 30 year WWII Air Force Veteran who flew missions over Burma, China and the Pacific.  His dream was to 

once again sit in the cockpit of a plane.

A Wish for an Accordion

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Timothy taught himself to play the accordion at 10 years old, and enjoyed playing for many decades.  Several years ago his accordion broke and he

was not able to replace it.

A Wish to tour the Frank Lloyd Wright House

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Nancy is a huge fan of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture.  She has wanted to tour his two homes in the Buffalo area for many years.  Senior Wishes made her wish come true!

A Wish to go to a Paint Night

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Ida loves to do paint-by-numbers, but really wanted to go to a paint  night class and have a teacher help her paint something.

A Wish to go to Shea's

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Kathleen, had heard about all the great shows that come to Shea's every year but had never been able to attend one.

A Wish to go on a dinner cruise.

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Marietta and Charles had never been on a dinner cruise.  Their wish finally came true when Senior Wishes planned a trip on the Grand Lady!

A Wish to ride the Maid of the Mist

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Lydia, 66, had not been to Niagara Falls in 20 years and had never ridden on the Maid of the Mist.  She wished to be right next to the Falls and feel the water on her face.

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.