Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service

Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service

Wish Stories Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service We’ve all seen the famous image of Rosie the Riveter, with her red bandana and blue jumpsuit. The image is so iconic that it’s a part of our society’s collective memory surrounding World War II. But for...
Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight

Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight

Wish Stories Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight Through his service in the United States Army, World War II Veteran Ignacio traveled to many places and experienced many things—both challenging and extraordinary. When he was drafted at age 18, Ignacio...
Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight

Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight

Wish Stories Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight If you have a dream, never give it up! You might make history someday. That’s what Frank would tell you because his life is truly a testament to this statement. And he is always eager to share his...
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...