Weekly Feature

2017-05-17 / Local News

Senior Wishes seeking applicants

Senior Wishes, a local nonprofit created in 2014 by the United Church Home Society, is seeking wish applicants.

The organization helps qualifying seniors travel to reunite with family and friends, take part in a sporting or cultural event, or enjoy a hobby.

According to a prepared statement, Wish recipients must meet the following requirements: age 65 and up; residents of WNY; U.S. citizens; annual income $38,000 or less for a household of one or $44,000 or less for a household of two; cognitively, emotionally and physically capable of communicating and experiencing the wish; and unable to fulfill the wish on their own.

For more information, contact Wendy Miller Backman at 508-2121 for a wish application.

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