Entries by Michelle Bowren

Dorothy D., 86, W. Babylon, NY

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 fundraisers and events.  She is in need of some dental work, […]

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!  We need to raise $3,000 to provide Vera with heat […]

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 […]

Donell C., 71, Tucson, AZ

Donell volunteered at her church with catering and babysitting.  She also cared for her daughter for over a year until she passed away at the age of 38.  Donell lives on a fixed income and suffers from sever pain in her back and knees so she does not sleep well.  Her greatest wish would be […]