Granting Wishes Changes Lives

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Why Wishes?

Why Wishes?

Wishes connect seniors to people, purpose, and passions to eliminate feelings of isolation and help them live vibrant, purposeful lives. A true Wish of a Lifetime achieved makes other goals seem possible, and encourages our Wish recipients to keep dreaming and pursuing their passions.

Lasting Effects

Lasting Effects

Helping an older adult achieve a long-held or deeply meaningful dream can have tremendous positive outcomes on their health, purpose, and sense of value. Our Wish Recipients report that they are happier, healthier, and feel more involved in the world after having a Wish granted.

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Celebrating Lives

Wishes have a ripple effect on the community, inspiring individuals to start seeing seniors in a new light. One incredible life story at a time, we are changing the perception of aging—not just how we view our oldest citizens, but also how we see and value ourselves as we age.

There is no pill or treatment that I could prescribe to produce the positive health impact that Carol’s Wish provided for her.

Dr. Michael Wasserman, MD, Geriatric Medicine      See Carol’s Wish >

Why Granting Wishes Matters

America’s oldest citizens are interesting and inspiring people. They are our history, our teachers, and our wisdom keepers. Each of us knows a senior who has impacted our lives for the better. However, many seniors feel isolated, alone and unimportant. As our senior population explodes in the coming years, the problem of social isolation will too. LEARN MORE >

How a Wish Comes True

How a Wish Comes True

Nomination

Wishes are submitted via our online application form. Anyone can submit a wish, and all applications are reviewed carefully by our wish team. Become a Wish Nominator by submitting an application for a deserving senior in your community!

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How a Wish Comes True

How a Wish Comes True

Funding

HowAWishWorks-FundThrough your generous donations, partnerships and volunteer-led fundraising efforts, we are able to grant Wishes for hundreds of deserving seniors across the United States each year. Every dollar makes a difference – learn more about how you can help make a dream come true.

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How A Wish Comes True

How a Wish Comes True

Fulfillment

wish boxWe have a team of experienced Wish-granters based in Denver who make our wishes happen all across the country! We enlist the help of businesses, organizations, nominators and volunteers in hundreds of communities to participate and make each Wish a truly special experience.

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How A Wish Comes True

How a Wish Comes True

Share the Story

HowAWishWorks-ShareA Wish can change a life, but a story can change the world. We need your help to change the culture of aging and show people the value of our oldest generations. Find your favorite Wish Story and share it with your friends and network!

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