Wishes Granted

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.

WWII Vet Marco Sees His Beloved Dodgers Play

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Marco, an 89 year old Korean Veteran wished to see his beloved L.A. Dodgers "play ball!"

Leonard Goes Fishing Again

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Leonard, an 81 year old Army Veteran, longed to be out on the open water again!

Mary Take The Helm Of The Miss Buffalo

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Mary, 94 and still an avid reader, wished for the opportunity to go on a boat ride.

A Jet Boat Ride Down The Niagara For Joyce

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Joyce, 81, is ready for adventures!  Health issues have pushed her to start working on her bucket list and next up was the rapids of the Niagara River!

Ethel Enjoys A Day At Canalside

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Ethel, 81, has been confined to her nursing home for the last two years.  Her wish was to drive by her old house in the first ward and go to canalside to see all the changes.

Two Wishes Granted At Once For Betty and Elaine To Go To A Sabres Game!

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Betty and Elaine are long time Buffalo Sabres fans.  Eash of them was nominated for a wish to see a game so we paired them up and took them on the same day.  They were instand friends!

A Sleigh Ride to Finish Rose's Bucket List

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

Rose 93, has been steadily workin on her "bucket list" for years.  Everything had been checked off of her list with the expetion of a sleigh ride.

Therapy Dog Training for Cindy

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

“Jack” is a friendly, five year old Beagle mix. He is beloved by all who know him. Cindy’s wish was to get jack officially trained so she can share his love and brighten other people’s days in nursing homes and hospitals.

A New Sewing Machine for Helen

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Helen loves to sew and uses her talent to make her own clothing, doll clothes, pillows, bags, curtains and just about anything you can think of!

A Visit With Family in New Jersey for Trish

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Trish, a professional genealogist, is finally completing her family history books. She wanted to travel to see family on her mother’s side who would be able to share with her pictures that she had not seen, and stories she had never heard.

A New CD/Tape Player For Veteran Manny, 90

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Manny, a Veteran who served in the army from 1947-1954, is the resident DJ at his senior apartment complex. Recently, his cd/tape player broke. 

A Visit With A Beloved Sister - Kenneth, 86

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Kenneth and his sister both live locally, but with neither of them driving anymore and no family around, they only see each other about once a year.

A Fall Foliage Train Ride For Marty

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

For her birthday, she wished to go on a Fall Foliage train ride in the Adirondacks. Senior Wishes was happy to send her on a train ride from Utica to Old Forge.