Check out this video of our 94 year old Wish Recipient Abe S. who just received his Wish to visit the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Abe was a 2nd Lieutenant and a Navigator on a B-17 during the war. On his 11th mission his plane was shot down and after parachuting [...]
This past weekend we sent four Tuskegee Airmen from the Dallas Chapter to Moton Field in Alabama. After training there almost 70 years ago. Read more about the Tuskegee Airmen on a previous blog post. The Airmen were welcomed to Alabama with a Water Salute upon landing, and more than 100 Air Force personnel at the Montgomery Airport were eager to meet [...]
Tune in Sunday, July 22nd for an interview with our founder, Jeremy Bloom. Jeremy will talk about what’s he’s up to, the success of the Evening Affair, A Night of Golden Wishes, and upcoming fundraising events for the organization. In the Denver Metro Area, tune in to 93.7 FM or 1510 AM, or visit MileHighSports.com from [...]
Harrison Dillard and Herb Douglas both competed, and placed, in the 1948 London Olympic Games. Although being a part of the Olympics was a huge lifetime wish come true, they both shared another dream; to meet President Obama. Both Harrison and Herb never believed they would have the opportunity to meet the first black president [...]
Dr. Sammy Lee, one of the Olympians we are honoring at the Evening Affair on July 14th, was interviewed on the Today Show. Sammy won Gold for Diving and was the first Asian-American to do so. Click here to watch the interview with Sammy and other 1948 Olympians. Tickets to our Evening Affair are still available. Don’t miss you’re [...]
Wish Recipient Dorothy Flood and our Founder Jeremy were interviewed on the MSNBC show Andrea Mitchell Reports. Dorothy, whose Wish was to ride in the dining car of a train after she was unable to as a child growing up with segregation, talked about her Wish and the memories that made it such an important event. Click here [...]
Yesterday our founder Jeremy Bloom, his mother and grandmother, and Wish Recipient Eleanor were featured on the ABC talk show The Revolution. Eleanor’s Wish was to stay with her daughter in Isreal while she was having open-heart surgery. Even though Eleanor’s Wish happened a few years ago, she is still so thankful for what we were [...]
Tune in to ABC’s The Revolution Wednesday, July 4th for a special feature on Wish of a Lifetime! Jeremy, his mother Char, and grandmother Donna Wheeler, as well as Wish Recipient Eleanor B. will join hosts Tim Gunn and Dr. Jeninfer Ashton to share the impact of Wish of a Lifetime. The Revolution airs on ABC at 2 pm [...]
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.
Kathie J. of Denver radio station KS107.5 featured Wish of a Lifetime’s CEO, George Bogdeweicz, and recent Wish Recipient, Helen Boling on her show. Click here to listen to the interview.