Check out this story from The New York Times about our founder, Jeremy Bloom, and 4 other Olympians who met during the Salt Lake Olympics in 2002. Even though they haven’t participated in the Olympics in years they still have a competitive spirit and try to meet up once a month for a little friendly competition.
Monthly ArchivesJune 2012
Sport Illustrated counted down the 100 Most Memorable U.S. Olympic Moments. One of our favorites: In 1924, Bill Havens passed on competing in the Olympic Games to be home when his son Frank was born. Twenty-eight years later, Frank won the 10,000-meter canoe event in 57:41 and broke the world record previously set by Czechoslovakia’s [...]
A first-time donor recently shared how donating to Wish of a Lifetime did more than grant Wishes – it enriched their entire family: I first became acquainted with Wish of a Lifetime (WOL) shortly after the loss of my father. My father was a man that lived life to the fullest, filling his days after [...]
This past Sunday MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry featured Dorothy Flood’s simple but touching Wish to ride in the dining car of a train. The segment chronicled the civil rights struggles and accomplishments that are still a part of living memory.