Entries by Michelle Bowren

Elnora W., 77, Richmond, CA

Elnora has served on Richmond’s City Council, was the president of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and a faithful member and volunteer at her church. She lives on a limited income and cannot afford to travel to see her family who lives in Houston, TX.  She wishes to “celebrate family” with her nieces, nephews and cousins […]

Margaret A., 99, West Orange, NJ

Margaret has been deeply involved in her church throughout her life. In particular, she devoted her time to teaching the children in the church.  She is turning 100 this year and her greatest desire is to visit her old parish, Holy Cross Church, in New York City and attend mass.  We need to provide the […]

Dorothy D., 86, W. Babylon, NY

Thanks to very generous donor, Dorothy’s wish will soon be granted! Dorothy has a long history of giving back to her community and church.  She volunteered for the Salvation Army for over 20 years.  She was also a Sunday school teacher and currently coordinates the prayer chain at her church, greets worshipers and helps with […]

Vera P., 74, Quakertown, PA

Vera has often helped people in need and now needs help for herself.  She lives alone in a mobile home and her heater no longer works.   She cannot afford to buy a new one. We are asking for your help to grant this urgent wish!  With the help of a local heating and cooling company, […]

St. Joseph Residence, Enfield, CT

St. Joseph Residence is the home to Little Sisters of the Poor who are now elderly and in need of care..  The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious founded in 1839 by Saint Jeanne Jugan. Together with a diverse network of collaborators, they serve the elderly poor […]

Kathryn C., 91, Henderson, NV

We are excited to begin planning Kathryn’s trip to Nebraska!  Thanks to our donors, we have met our fundraising goal and her wish will be granted soon. Kathryn suffered a bout of polio at a young age which caused her to lose the use of her right arm.  She never learned to drive and was […]

Linda S., 69, Kansas City, MO

We are excited to tell you that Linda will soon have her wheelchair fixed!  Thank you to all who donated! Linda is lives on her own on a fixed income. She relies on a wheelchair to get around, but the joystick on her chair is broken and she can’t afford to replace it on her […]

Helen M., 93, Hatfield, PA

UPDATE!  With the help of our donors and the generosity of All Seasons Comfort Control, Helen was given the gift of heat yesterday.  More details soon! Helen is the surviving spouse of a WWII POW in Luxembourg.  She was one of 11 children born to Austrian immigrants.  She went to school until the 6th grade […]

Diane W., 65, Helena, MT

Diane will soon receive her phone card thanks to the support of our donors! Diane volunteered as a foster grandparent with the Senior Corps.  She loved sharing her experience and compassion with children.  She also served in the Navy for four years.  She has been diagnosed with breast cancer and lives on a limited income.  She […]

2019 Veterans Wish Program

Thanks to generous donors, we were able to grant 175 wishes over the past year to senior citizens who have proudly served our country.  Our goal in 2019 is to surpass that number and grant wishes to as many elderly veterans as we can before it is too late. We need your help to make […]