Voyage of Valor: Russ

Voyage of Valor: Russ

Voyage of Valor 2019In partnership with GHC Housing Partners, Wish of a Lifetime sent 14 veterans from seven different states to Washington D.C. for the very first time to see the memorials that were erected in their honor. From the monuments, to the U.S. Capitol...
Voyage of Valor: Ernest

Voyage of Valor: Ernest

Voyage of Valor 2019In partnership with GHC Housing Partners, Wish of a Lifetime sent 14 veterans from seven different states to Washington D.C. for the very first time to see the memorials that were erected in their honor. From the monuments, to the U.S. Capitol...
Voyage of Valor: Joe

Voyage of Valor: Joe

Voyage of Valor 2019In partnership with GHC Housing Partners, Wish of a Lifetime sent 14 veterans from seven different states to Washington D.C. for the very first time to see the memorials that were erected in their honor. From the monuments, to the U.S. Capitol...
Frank’s Visit to the Queen Mary

Frank’s Visit to the Queen Mary

Ninety-five-year-old Frank served in the army during WWII. Frank’s family were farmers, and when Frank’s older brother was drafted to fight in WWII, Frank contacted the drafting board and asked if he could take his brother’s place. Frank knew that the farm needed his...
Navy Hero Reunites with Historic USS Nautilus Crew

Navy Hero Reunites with Historic USS Nautilus Crew

Wish of a Lifetime had the unique opportunity to honor 84-year old Navy veteran Charles for his incredible service in the form of a reunion.  It was an historic reunion of the few surviving crew members of the USS Nautilus – the first vessel to successfully...
Three Heroes See D.C. For The First Time

Three Heroes See D.C. For The First Time

For the past nine years, Wish of a Lifetime has hosted an unforgettable experience for our veterans to commemorate their service and sacrifice with a bi-annual trip to Washington, D.C. This past May, six veterans from across the country traveled with Wish of a...
Former NY Firefighter Throws First-Pitch at Yankee Stadium

Former NY Firefighter Throws First-Pitch at Yankee Stadium

87-year old Salvatore, affectionately known as “Sal,” is the quintessential New Yorker: he loves New York, the Yankees, and a real good story.  For his Wish of a Lifetime, Sal wanted to return to The Big Apple once again. This charismatic Bronx native was brought up...
Lorette Reunites with Rosie the Riveters

Lorette Reunites with Rosie the Riveters

“They are in the shipyards, lumber mills, steel mills, foundries.  They are electricians, mechanics, and even boilermakers. They operate streetcars, buses, cranes, and tractors.  Women engineers are working in the drafting rooms and women physicists and chemists in...