Haircut and Style
Home hair salon, cut and style – This is an ongoing wish from many of our patients. Grant this wish one time or sign up to grant this wish each month.
Home hair salon, cut and style – This is an ongoing wish from many of our patients. Grant this wish one time or sign up to grant this wish each month.
Sam’s Beach Trip
Sam, a Marine Corps veteran, wishes to take his three children and eight grandchildren to the beach and create memories that will last forever.
Before his illness progressed, Sam’s family spent time each summer at Pensacola Beach sharing laughter and creating memories. “The beach house was always crowded and loud, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.” says Sam. “Having all generations together under one roof is an amazing experience.”
One final visit to the beach surrounded by the love of his family is Sam’s wish. Become a Wish Grantor so that Sam’s family is left with wonderful memories of their father and grandfather.
Barry’s Beach Visit
Barry’s wish is to see the ocean one time during his life.
After watching The Weather Channel and seeing the warm southern climate, Barry moved from Chicago to Mobile, Alabama one year ago. Growing up in the Midwest, Barry has never seen the beach and only dreamed of putting his toes in the cool sand and water. Barry wishes to end his special day by taking a boat ride on Mobile Bay and feeling the Gulf winds blow across his face.
Tom wishes to experience the magic of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando.
To say Tom is a fan of Harry Potter would be a huge understatement.
This young wizard has loved the books since his mother began reading them as bedtime stories. Books were always an escape for Tom since he was unable to play outside with neighborhood children. Through his imagination, Harry Potter books took Tom on many adventures.
Tom wishes to now live his dream as his final wish. He hopes to get a wand at the famous Ollivanders and sip Butterbeer with his mom after exploring the magical village of Hogsmeade.
With a flick of your wand, you can grant Tom’s wish to go on the trip of a lifetime.
Sharon wishes for a new PlayStation so she can play her favorite game.
Now that Sharon isn’t able to leave her house very often, she finds herself longing for something fun to lift her spirits. She’s always loved the classic video game, PacMan, and the new PlayStation would give her access to her favorite game and so much more. “I would love some entertainment, as I cannot get out of the home as much anymore,” Sharon says. With your gift, you can help us give Sharon a simple spot of fun in her final days – turning her living room into her own personal arcade.
Kelli’s Family Rodeo
Kelli wishes to take her family to their favorite rodeo in Louisiana, one final time.
There’s nothing more important to Kelli than family. She knows she doesn’t have much time left with her children, who mean the world to her. Kelli wants to make memories with her family at a rodeo in her hometown of West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. Together, we can send Kelli and her crew to enjoy the food, music and rich culture of Louisiana. Please help us give Kelli the gas and food she needs to make the trip, as well as a hotel stay to enjoy the rodeo.
Recently married, Cazzie would like to stay a weekend in Dothan’s Magnolia Creek Lodge for his honeymoon.
Cazzie and his new bride don’t know how much time they’ll have together, but they intend to live every moment to the fullest. The newlyweds haven’t had a chance to share a honeymoon together, so Cazzie’s wish is for a weekend at the Magnolia Creek Lodge in Dothan, a perfect spot to celebrate their union. Let’s give these lovebirds a honeymoon to go down in history. With your help, we can send Cazzie and his wife to the lodge for a two-night stay, complete with a romantic dinner for two.
Sarah is 6 years old, and her wish is to fly in an airplane for the first time.
At the tender age of six, Sarah has spent many days battling her life-limiting illness. She has good days and bad, but while other children play outside, Sarah fights for just one more day of coloring with her little brother and making pillow forts.
This is Sarah’s “new normal”, but she never complains and makes the most out of every day she is given. Even though she can’t play outside with the other children in the neighborhood, Sarah has a wish you can help come true. Sarah recently told her mother, “I want to see where God lives.”
With your generous donation, you can grant this brave little girl’s wish, her very first ride in an airplane and maybe help her reach the heavens.
Starla’s wish is to return home and be surrounded by family and friends as she views for one final time, the changing of Fall leaves.
Home is Broomfield, Colorado where Starla has vivid childhood memories of special times created by the changing of the seasons. “Traveling home to be together during this season has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember” shared Starla.
Howell’s Lake Visit
A veteran of the United States Navy, Howell wishes to spend one final weekend at the lake with his wife, daughter, and grandson.
Howell’s wish is to visit Lake Norman in North Carolina with his wife, daughter, and grandson like they had when his children were young. “We have so many fond memories of summers at Lake Norman, I know it would mean a lot to Howell to visit one last time as a family,” his wife, Susan reminisced.
Become a Wish Grantor so Howell and Susan spend a few final days with his daughter and grandson in at Lake Norman.
Clothing for Joshua
Joshua came into our care with just the clothes on his back. His wish is for three outfits, undergarments, socks, and tennis shoes.
Have you ever had someone tell you to not take little things for granted, like clean clothes and comfortable shoes?
Today is your chance to appreciate the little things and help someone less fortunate than you. Joshua came to our Inpatient Center with only the clothes on his back. With just one set of clothing, Joshua’s final wish is a pretty simple one, which to most of us, could also be taken for granted. You can help grant Joshua’s wish to have some new clothes and some comfortable tennis shoes. With your generous donation of $100, not only will you grant Joshua some new socks and shoes, but you might just warm his heart along with his toes.
Nichole’s wish is a simple one, to have her nails done one last time.
Oftentimes, it’s the little things that seem to lift one’s spirits the most when in a time of crisis.
As Nichole’s health has declined, she had a simple request that she shared with her daughter and caregiver- to get a manicure and pedicure. “Going to the salon has been the highlight of mom’s week for years. She says having a fresh coat of polish makes her feel like herself again. Mom loves to gab with all the other ladies about the latest happenings- its a social event for her,”said Amy, Nichole’s daughter.
Unfortunately, because of her condition, Nichole has been unable to physically go to a nail salon. Nichole’s wish is to have the salon come to her at the Covenant inpatient center.
Nothing feels better than time with the ones you love. Mae’s wish is to travel to her sister’s home for a final lunch.
As children, Mae and her sister, Cora were inseparable. They spent almost all their time together and shared everything. Even as adults, the pair would meet for lunch a few times a week and talk for hours.
When the two could no longer drive to meet, lunch plans started to fall through. Mae eventually had to move in with her son a few hours away due to her failing health. She often speaks about the isolation she feels and how much she misses spending time with her sister.
Mae’s wish is to travel to Cora’s town and have lunch one final time to reminisce and say goodbye.
Dorma’s Day of Pampering
Dorma’s wish is to feel pampered with a manicure and pedicure one final time.
Dorma is a caring soul who always puts others first, rarely taking time for herself. When speaking with her Social Worker, Dorma mentioned she hasn’t been pampered in years and was “absolutely tickled” by the idea of a day of beauty.
Dorma’s wish is simple: she’d like a bright red manicure and pedicure “to show she’s still sassy” says Dorma with a grin.
Elizabeth has always made sure to look her best. Her wish is a wash, cut, and style of her hair.
Elizabeth had a bit of trouble coming up with a wish, but her sweet grandson thought a fresh haircut would help.
She has always taken pride in looking her best, and her hair has been no exception. Elizabeth loves the feeling of a new cut and style and could frequently be seen headed to the salon. Her family said, “she will be so thankful for what some people might take for granted, a simple haircut, without having to worry about how to get to and from a salon. Elizabeth is currently at an Inpatient Center, and with your donation, she can have a stylist come to her bedside.
Music for Gene
Music is Gene’s passion. His wish is to hear some southern-style Christian hymns.
Gene has always had a passion for music; he is a musician and even has a record! Southern gospel is his favorite, he played at his church and with his band, The Gospel Quartet for many years. His wish is to hear the music he loves, southern-style gospel hymns.
Gene is currently in one of our Inpatient Centers and his son, Gene Jr., has requested a live private gospel music concert for his father to lift his spirits.
Lorraine’s wish is to be pampered one final time. Frequently, it’s the little things that seem to lift one’s spirits in a time of crisis.
Always an independent person, Lorraine has recently felt isolated due to her inability to drive anymore because of her health.
Her children mentioned how much she enjoyed getting her hair done, and thought it might lift her spirits. When they discussed the idea with Lorraine, she loved the idea and said, “When you look good, you do feel good.” Lorraine’s oldest son Sean added, “My mother never really took much time for herself, she has always focused on helping my brothers and chasing after her grandkids. I know the opportunity to be pampered will lift her spirits.”
With your gift, you can help lift Lorraine’s spirits.
Flowers for Frances
Frances would like flowers for her room at the Inpatient Center and a haircut to make her feel beautiful.
On any sunny afternoon, Frances could be found in the garden. She enjoyed being outdoors; watching butterflies flit from flower to flower in the springtime and the seasons changing in autumn.
Due to changes in her health, Frances now resides in an Inpatient Center and has been unable to enjoy the sunshine on a regular basis. Her wish is for some flowers to brighten her room and get her hair “done” like she use to do with friends.
Pearlie wishes to have a photo of her home in Birmingham, since she is unable to travel there.
There really is no place like home. Pearlie worked for many years as a dietician at the Children’s Hospital to save and purchase her home in Birmingham. She lived there for more than fifty years before her health condition made it necessary to move in with her sister, Miss Fossy.
Pearlie’s wish is to see her home in Birmingham one final time, but since she is unable to travel, the next best thing is a large photo of home sweet home.
With the help of a Wish Grantor like you, Pearlie can see her beloved home again.
With your help, we can grant June’s wish and surround her with some beautiful new house plants and flowers to make her feel at home in her new space.
You can certainly call June an avid gardener, because she has been doing it her whole life. Even at 94 years-young, June was recently spotted raking eight bags of leaves from her property. As June makes the move into a new assisted living facility, she wants to bring the “outside” in with her.
With your help, we can grant June’s wish and surround her with some beautiful new house plants and flowers to make her feel at home in her new space.
Clothing for Shana’s Children
With your help, we can grant Shana’s wish for new clothing for her two little girls.
Imagine facing the difficult situation of leaving behind two small children. Even though children are stronger than we think, we all want the very best for them. Shana is currently dealing with that very situation as she prepares for her final days. She has two young daughters and wishes to provide them summer clothing and shoes that will last long after she says goodbye. With your help, we can grant Shana’s wish and provide her with a sense of peace that her daughters will have the clothes they need. In the process, you might even help two young girls keep their mother’s love in their hearts and memory alive.
Victoria’s wish is simply a new chair.
Sometimes it’s the most simple things that matter. To Victoria, what matters most is being surrounded by her grandchildren when they visit her home. Due to her illness, Victoria is unable to comfortably and safely move around her home, often times having to stay in her room. When given the chance to have one final wish, she didn’t hesitate to request a recliner so that she can comfortably and safely stay in her living room and be surrounded by the laughter and love of her family. For Victoria, a chair will become the heart of her home.
Nathaniel’s Naval Memories
Nathaniel wishes for some small items that remind him of his days proudly serving our country aboard the USS Neosho.
Memories create such vivid pictures in our minds and can take us back to times. For Nathaniel, those memories are of a young man proudly serving our country aboard the USS Neosho. At 80 years old, Nathaniel thinks often of his ship and the brave men who he served alongside. Pictures, names, sounds and smells bring memories flooding back, and a smile to Nathaniel’s face. Nathaniel’s wish is simple. He has requested a copy of the book The Ship that Wouldn’t Die: The Saga of the USS Neosho by Don Keith, along with a U.S. Navy hat and framed photograph of the USS Neosho.
West’s Final Salute
With your donation, you’ll be granting West’s wish for replacement medals from his time in the Army.
West, a proud World War II Veteran, served our country with honor and received several medals recognizing his bravery and service. Over many years, West lost track of many medals and most of the uniform he wore with pride. Now as he enters the final chapter of his life, West wishes to recapture some of his memories by once again holding his medals. His wish is to receive replacement medals and a display case so that he can share his glory days with family and friends. West will pass down this memorabilia to his young grandsons as a way to help remember and honor “The Greatest Generation.”
Bruce’s Barber Shop Visit
With your donation you will be granting Bruce’s wish of visiting the barber shop one final time.
For most men growing up, it was common to visit a barber shop on the main street in your hometown. It was easy to be fascinated with all the barber stuff, the lively discussion and the uniqueness of a barber shop cut and shave. Now many years later, Bruce has a wish to experience a visit to the barber shop one last time – even if we have to bring the barber shop to him. With your gift, you can help make Bruce feel like a million bucks.
Charlotte’s wish is to visit with her daughter, one final time.
The mother-daughter relationship is one of the strongest and complex bonds in the world. It is considered one of the most powerful connections in nature that only mothers and daughters understand and share among themselves. Charlotte, a Covenant Hospice Care patient, wishes to make one last powerful connection with her daughter. With your donation, you can help Charlotte’s daughter make a visit to see her mother.
Margaret’s Family Photos
Margaret’s wish is for her family photos to be put together in one photo album.
Photo albums have the unique ability to become precious family heirlooms. With them, we can capture memories and stop time. As Margaret’s memories begin to fade, her wish is to have a family photo album put together to help her to remember the happy moments and priceless milestones. With your gift, you can grant Margaret’s wish and eventually give her family a precious heirloom.
John’s wish is to enjoy the healing beauty of nature.
They say gardening is good for the soul. Ask some of the healthiest people on the planet their secret, and the answer is often the same – spending time among the flowers and the dirt. Of course, John already knows this to be true. All his life, he has loved to be outside, planting seeds and watching them grow. Now, John’s planters have begun to fall apart. Covenant Care has found a volunteer to help John build new raised beds for his garden – but we need your help to fill them. Please grant John’s wish to get back to what he loves best…a gift that will grow his garden, while lifting his spirits.
Peter’s Game Show Dreams
Peter dreams of taking part in his favorite TV game show.
Peter loves watching “The Price Is Right.” (In fact, he’s been watching since Bob Barker was the host.) He’s always dreamed of sitting in the audience and hearing the announcer say, “Peter…come on down!” Because he is not able to travel, Peter thinks it would be fun to bring the game to him. With your help, we can host our own version of “The Price Is Right” at Peter’s assisted living facility. Imagine his delight when he gets called to play. Please, give Peter the gift of fun.
Wanda’s Family Reunion
Wanda wishes to throw a big family reunion.
There’s nothing better than time spent with loved ones. And there’s nothing Wanda loves more than a big family reunion. Help Wanda throw one final reunion with a seafood dinner at David’s Catfish House. With your gift, Wanda can enjoy a delicious meal with her entire family, filled with laughter, memories – and hushpuppies. Family is everything to Wanda. Please help us grant her wish to gather with the ones she loves.
Mildred’s Night on the Town
Mildred dreams of a night out on the town.
Girls just want to have fun. Mildred wishes to enjoy a night on the town with her best gals. Her perfect night out would include a new outfit, hair and makeup, and reservations at a nice restaurant – where she can spend time with her girlfriends talking and laughing one last time. It’s been a long time since Mildred was able to dress up and hit the town. You can help us give her a night she won’t forget.
Wilton wants to worship with a preacher and a choir.
Wilton loves spreading the gospel. He used to be a preacher himself, and he often reminisces about sharing his sermons and singing along with an old-fashioned choir. Since he’s in an assisted living facility, Wilton hasn’t been able to attend regular church services like he used to. His wish is simple – bring church to him. Wilton wishes for a visit from a preacher and a choir to sing his favorite classic hymns. Please, help us give Wilton the peace that comes with worship.
James’ Toy Collection
James wishes to add to his treasured collection of toy trucks.
James has quite the collection of toy cars and trucks. They fill his room at the assisted living facility. Everyone who stops by marvels at his tiny treasures, and he can tell you anything you would want to know about any of them. James’ wish is simple – just a few new toy vehicles would bring him great joy.
Marcella wishes to travel to St. Augustine Beach to visit her family and friends.
St. Augustine Beach holds a special place in Marcella’s heart. Many of her friends and family members still live there, and it is her wish to visit them one final time. Please help us grant Marcella’s wish to vacation with the ones she loves while she is still able to travel.
Byron’s New Smile
Byron wishes to make his smile even brighter.
We love Byron’s smile. He just lights up a room. But Byron needs new dentures. You can help Byron feel confident and comfortable with a new smile. He certainly keeps us smiling…with your help, we can do the same for him.
Michael wishes for a chair to help him sit and stand.
Michael would like a lift chair that will assist with sitting and standing in his final days. All he wants is to enjoy his final days with family, and this chair would make a big difference in Michael’s quality of life. Please help us give Michael his confidence and mobility back.
Christina’s Bedroom Makeover
Christina wishes for a new bedroom suit to bring her comfort.
Christina’s bedroom has always been a haven to her. She keeps it neat and tidy and current with the latest trends. Now, in her final days, she is spending more time in bed than ever. She wishes for a new bedroom suit to bring her comfort and joy.
James is a young man who wishes to regain his independence.
James wishes for a lift chair to assist him with sitting and standing during his final days. One of our younger patients, he is eager to remain as active and independent as possible. He used to play sports, and now he needs help with simple movements. This can be very frustrating to James, who is trying to make the most of life while making memories with his family. A lift chair will allow him to move more freely.
A wonderful cook, Annetta wishes to cater her grandson’s wedding.
Annetta is widely known as the best cook in her family. (Don’t tell her sister.) As her final wish, she would like to cater her grandson’s wedding. She thinks this is the best gift she could give the newlyweds. But catering an entire wedding is expensive. Your gift will help us provide Annetta with the food and tools she needs to make her grandson’s wedding memorable. It would mean so much to cook all her family’s favorites one last time.
Debra’s Spa Day
Debra wishes for a soothing spa day.
Debra has always taken great care of herself, looking confident and put together no matter where she was headed. But lately, she hasn’t been feeling up to it. Debra would like to enjoy a spa day, but she is unable to travel. With your gift, we can bring the spa to Debra in the Covenant Care Inpatient Center. Help us provide pampering services that will make Debra feel like herself again.
Carol wishes for a soft new nightgown and pillow cases to make her more comfortable.
Carol just loves to be cozy. But her nightgown and bedding are worn out, and don’t feel as good as they used to. To provide comfort in her final days, Carol wishes for a soft gown and fresh pillowcases. Your gift can make a big difference. Please help us grant Carol’s wish for comfort – a little thing that means everything at Covenant Care.
Constance’s Beach Getaway
Constance dreams of one final getaway to the beach with her husband.
Constance is a true romantic. Even in her final days, she still longs for one more beach getaway with her beloved husband. She talks about it all the time. One of their favorite places to visit is Mexico Beach on the Gulf Coast. It would mean the world to her to spend one more weekend away with her husband and enjoy dinner at her favorite restaurant, Toucan’s on the Beach. (She’s already packing her bag.) With your help, we can give Constance the beach trip of a lifetime.
Joe’s Cozy Clothes
Joe wishes for some comfortable new clothes to keep him warm and cozy in his final days.
Joe is always telling his caregiver he is cold, even when he’s snuggled up with extra blankets. His wish is for some comfortable new clothes that will keep him toasty as he spends his final days surrounded by family and friends. With your help, we can grant this simple wish. After all, Covenant Care is all about the little things – and keeping our patients comfortable is at the top of our list. Please, help us keep Joe warm.
Arthur’s Coca Cola Dreams
Arthur’s pocketbook can’t keep up with his Coca Cola habit.
Arthur loves drinking Coca Cola. But he lives on a fixed income in an assisted living facility, and his allowance no longer covers his beloved fizzy treat. He’s been asking for a few cases of Coca Cola to enjoy in his final days. He just loves to pop open an ice-cold Coke … who doesn’t? Please help us grant Arthur’s wish. It’s simple moments like these that really make the days count.
Chris’ Fishing Trip
Chris wants to go fishing with his children one final time.
Chris and his kids have always made memories fishing together. He taught them how to bait a hook at a young age, and their love of the sport continues to grow. For his final wish, Chris dreams of taking his children on one last fishing trip. Please help us send the family on a fishing trip at the docks to enjoy special moments together – and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Hollie’s Seafood Lunch
Hollie would love a big seafood lunch with all her favorites! (Hushpuppies, please!)
Hollie has always loved living on the Gulf Coast. It’s the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood, and she can’t stop thinking about her favorite meal. Hollie wishes to enjoy a big seafood lunch of boiled shrimp, coleslaw, hushpuppies…and dessert. There’s no better way to celebrate than with food. After all, many of life’s finest moments are commemorated with special meals. Help us give Hollie one more seafood lunch – a simple wish that will mean so much.
Bernice’s New Bedroom
Bernice wishes to spruce up her bedroom in her favorite color.
Bernice has been longing for a new bedroom suit in her favorite shade of mint green. She says she finds the color so peaceful, and it would make her feel wonderful to be surrounded by it. Please help us decorate Bernice’s bedroom with a new mint green comforter and pillows – a simple switch that will make a big difference in Bernice’s final days.
Ada’s Private Concert
Ada wishes to hear her favorite song one final time.
Ada has always loved Disney movies, especially Brother Bear. The song “I’m On My Way,” written by Phil Collins for the movie, particularly touches her heart. Ada’s daughter submitted this wish for her mother to hear her favorite song once more. The lyrics are more meaningful than ever:
Tell everybody I’m on my way
And I’m loving ever step I take
With the sun beating down yes
I’m on my way
And I can’t keep this smile off my face
Please help us find a musician to give Ada the Disney concert of her dreams.
Lisa’s Spa Day
Lisa would love to have a relaxing facial, manicure and pedicure.
Lisa has always enjoyed having her spa days. She said it makes her feel so relaxed and pampered, and she could use a little extra comfort these days. Facials, manicures and pedicures are gifts that many of us would take for granted, but for Lisa – it’s a huge treat. With your help, we can give Lisa a facial, manicure and pedicure to make her look and feel great in her final days.
Suzanne’s Mom and Daughter Day
Suzanne wishes for a fun day out with her daughter.
Suzanne knows she doesn’t have much time left to spend with her daughter, so she wants to make the most of every moment she has left. Her wish is for a day out, ending with a delicious meal at Red Lobster and a movie at the AMC Theatre! Some of their favorite memories include chatting over a seafood dinner and sharing popcorn and laughter at the movies. Your gift will help us give this special pair a day out they’ll never forget.
Ronnie’s Deep Sea Fishing Trip
Ronnie longs for a deep sea fishing trip with his family.
Ronnie has always loved fishing and being out on the water with his family. He loves the entire wonderful process of setting out to sea, baiting his hook and waiting patiently for a bite. He loves the smell of the salt air and the exhilaration of a tug on his line. Ronnie is very ill and has not had the time or the strength to go fishing in a long time. Your gift can help us send Ronnie on a final fishing charter, so he can do what he loves most with the people he loves more than anything in the world. Granting this wish for Ronnie would mean so much to not only him but his loved ones.
Stuart’s Shopping Day for His Wife
Stuart selflessly wishes to treat his wife to some new work clothes.
Family is everything to Stuart. Knowing he won’t always be here to take care of them, he expressed the sweet wish to treat his wife to a shopping spree. Stuart has little time left and wants to provide some new clothes for his wife for her work, but Stuart is unable to afford the expense. To this loving man, giving to his family is the greatest gift of all. You can help us grant his wish to provide a special treat to the woman he adores.
Bobby’s Weekend Getaway
Bobby wishes for a weekend away in Tallahassee, with dinner at his favorite restaurant.
Bobby and his family have always loved getting away for a quick weekend to Tallahassee. They enjoy the Southern hospitality of the city, and especially the Southern food at Kacey’s Home Cooking. Bobby wants to travel to Tallahassee to enjoy a big buffet with all the fixin’s. He’s told all his caregivers about the meatloaf and mashed potatoes. This is a man who knows what he wants! Let’s help him savor that Southern cooking one final time.
Dorothy’s Jacksonville Reunion
As her final wish, Dorothy hopes to go home for a family reunion.
Dorothy is healthy and strong enough to travel, but she doesn’t have the extra money to make her wish come true. She would love to return home to Jacksonville for a family reunion, but she needs gas, food and accommodations to get her there. Please help us reunite Dorothy with her precious family by making her journey safe and comfortable. It would mean so much to her to see all her sisters, cousins and grandkids one last time.
Bryson’s Pack and Play
Bryson’s parents would love a place for their sweet baby to sleep.
Bryson’s parents never expected they would be able to bring their baby home, so their house is completely unprepared. They wish for a pack-and-play, as well as a changing table, to help them care for their baby. Bryson needs special love and attention, and his parents need supplies. Their joy in bringing him home is immeasurable, but they need our help. Please help us equip Bryson’s parents with the items they need to care for him.
Gus’ TV Treat
Gus wishes for a new television so he can watch his old black and white movies.
Gus loves old movies. They remind him of days gone by, when life was simpler and TV was broadcast in black and white. Gus longs to watch the movies that remind him of the good old days, but he doesn’t have a television of his own. You can make Gus’ simple wish come true by providing him with a TV and the opportunity to be transported back in time through the movies that bring him so much joy.
Dean’s Christmas Wish
Dean wishes to make Christmas special for his amazing caregiver.
Sometimes, family is the family you choose. When Dean was released from the hospital, he had nowhere to go. So his childhood best friend’s sister took him in – and she continues to care for him in his time of need. He is so thankful for all she has done, that he wants to surprise her (and her three children) with an incredible Christmas celebration. Dean wishes for a Visa gift card so he can shop for special holiday gifts for his truly caring caregiver.
Elizabeth’s Trip North
Elizabeth wishes to fly to visit family in New Jersey.
In her final days, Elizabeth wishes to spend time with family up north in New Jersey. She can’t afford to cover her flight and other travel expenses – like gas and food – so she’s asking us to grant her wish to make her trip possible. At the end of life, no one should have to worry about being able to make memories with their loved ones. That’s why our My Wish program is here … to make simple yet meaningful moments come true, because we would all want the same for the ones we love.
Chuck’s Steak Dinner
Chuck wishes to have a special steak dinner with his wife.
Chuck always loved taking his wife out for romantic steak dinners on the town. But now that he is living in a facility, he is unable to take her to their favorite restaurants. We can give him the next best thing by catering in a steak dinner where he lives. With your help, we can provide the meal Chuck wants in a quiet, private room where he can visit with his wife. The My Wish program is all about making the best of life, wherever you are. Let’s give Chuck and his wife a dinner to remember.
Clifford’s Train Travels
Clifford wishes to travel by train to see family and the leaves of fall.
At only 57 years old, Clifford is facing the end of the his life. But rather than feeling down, he is looking forward to fulfilling a wish. Clifford wants to watch the leaves change color one more time, on a train trip from Mobile to where his family lives in Pittsburgh. With your help, we can send Clifford on this trip of a lifetime, filled with the beauty and wonder of nature and the warmth of family. Let’s send Clifford on his way.
Braelynn’s First Birthday
Braelynn’s family wishes to celebrate her first birthday.
When Braelynn was born, her family didn’t know how long they would have with their little girl. Now that her 1st birthday has arrived, they want to celebrate in a big way. Their wish is to make memories with their sweet baby daughter by enjoying a delicious meal, festive decorations – and one amazing cake. Please, help this family host a truly meaningful milestone party for their beautiful Braelynn.
Timothy wishes to travel to see his family for the holidays.
This time of year, it’s especially important to be with the ones you love. Timothy’s family lives out of town, and his Christmas wish is to spend the holiday with them. He needs our help to travel to his hometown, and to spread holiday cheer with meaningful gifts. Help us send Timothy shopping for presents – then home to celebrate with loved ones. After all, this might be his last chance to spend Christmas with family. Let’s make it a great one.
Chris’ Christmas Surprise
Chris wishes to surprise his daughter with a new laptop.
Chris is a super selfless guy. He isn’t thinking of himself at Christmas – but of his beloved daughter. Chris’ wish is to surprise his daughter with a new laptop. She’s getting older, and she’s very keen to keep up with technology. Right now, she has to walk to the library to do her homework and research school reports. You can help us give Chris a laptop, so he can give his daughter the opportunity she needs to succeed.
Carol’s Warm Wish
Carol wishes to be warm and cozy during the holidays.
We all want to be warm and cozy – especially during the holidays. Carol loves watching her favorite movies, but she’s feeling a bit chilled. She saw a fireplace TV stand, and thought it was such a neat idea to keep warm while she watches her shows. It would make her room at the assisted living facility feel more like home. We would love to find a “fireplace” for Carol’s room … will you help?
Linwood wishes to visit the Great Smoky Mountains one final time.
The Great Smoky Mountains hold many treasured memories for Linwood. He often recalls the days spent hiking, fishing and relaxing with his children during visits there. “I might not have a good memory anymore,” he says, “but I remember the Smoky Mountains and the memories I have there with my kids.” Now at the end of a long and vibrant life, Linwood wishes to visit his family’s haven one last time. Please, help us give this great man a visit to the Great Smokies with his daughters. There’s still time to make more mountain memories.
Betty’s New Bedroom
Betty is dreaming of sweet dreams – with a new nightgown and bedding set.
Betty keeps telling us how much she’d love to have a bright and flowery bedding set, complete with new fluffy pillows and a nightgown to match. When you’ve lived a good, long life, sometimes all you want is a bit of comfort in the end. A new floral comforter would do the trick to brighten Betty’s days (and nights). Let’s give Betty the bedding and pajamas of her sweet dreams, so she can rest easy.
Grover’s Disney Trip
Grover wishes for a visit to Disney, the “Happiest Place on Earth.”
As a long-time cast member at Disney World, the park has always held a special place in Grover’s heart. He’s hoping to be able to visit one last time. Well, you know what happens “when you wish upon a star.” Help us make Grover’s dreams come true by granting him transportation, a hotel stay and a magical meal at Disney. It doesn’t matter how old you are … if you keep a sense of childhood wonder, you’ll find joy at every turn.
Richard wishes for rechargeable batteries for his electric chair.
Richard’s quality of life has been greatly enhanced by his electric lift chair. It has truly improved his mobility and feelings of self-sufficiency. But recently, the batteries have started to wear out, and Richard asked if we could help him purchase a rechargeable set. It’s a simple wish that will go a long way for a man who’s never asked for much. Please, help us give Richard the freedom to move around on his own with the boost he needs.
Charlie’s Sightseeing Trip
Charlie would like to explore the sights of his hometown.
Charlie has lived in Mobile for quite a while now, but he’s never gotten to do much sightseeing. For his final wish, Charlie has asked to spend a day driving around Mobile and nearby Dauphin Island to explore the place he has made his home. When you help us grant his wish, we’ll provide Charlie with a car service and a special lunch out on the town in between stops to see the sights.
Henry’s Bedding Set
Henry would like a comfortable new bedding set.
Henry doesn’t like to complain. He’s always very cheerful. So when he asked us if we could get him a new bedding set, we knew we needed to make his wish come true. Will you help us treat Henry to a cozy, fresh set of sheets, a comforter and new pillows? At the end of life, comfort is key. You can give Henry the gift of sweet dreams and lazy mornings by granting his humble wish.
Jerry’s Fishing Trip
Jerry longs to go deep sea fishing one last time.
Jerry has always loved deep sea fishing. Growing up near the coast, he was often able to indulge in his favorite pastime. But since his family was displaced by Hurricane Michael, Jerry no longer lives near the water. He’s hoping to spend one more day out on a boat catching some fish. Let’s give Jerry a fishing trip to remember by granting his wish.
Olive’s Family Time
Olive wishes to see her son one last time.
Olive’s son lives in Texas, and he doesn’t have the extra money to visit his sweet mama. She really wants to see her boy, so she has asked if we could help grant her wish. Please help us bring Olive’s son home for one final visit. Your gift will cover the cost of his travel and food so he can make sweet memories with his mother.
Anna’s Sweet Mementos
Anna wishes for a festive, family dinner – complete with chocolates from her home country of Russia.
Anna is proud of her Russian heritage. She often shares happy memories from her childhood with staff and visitors. One thing she really misses is the chocolate, which she calls “the best in the world.” Anna has been wishing to have a big dinner with her family. With your help, we’ll provide a special meal for Anna to share with her loved ones – and an extra sweet surprise of fancy Russian chocolates. Let’s give Anna a dinner (and dessert) to remember.
Harry’s Outdoor Paradise
Harry loves to be outside, but he needs a shady spot to sit.
Harry has always enjoyed the outdoors – he’d rather not be cooped up in a cozy bed. But he can’t sit in the hot sun. Harry needs a shady place to get his breath of fresh air. He doesn’t have a porch where he lives, so Harry wishes for a new pop-up canopy tent and folding chairs where he can spend time with his family. Together, we can help Harry make the most of his final days.
Robert’s Low Country Boil
Robert longs for a good old-fashioned low country boil.
Robert just loves a party – especially when the menu includes a low country boil. As a celebration of his life, Robert’s wishing for one more backyard meal. He has asked for savory shrimp and crawfish, as well as hamburgers and hot dogs in the sunshine. Please help us give Robert and his friends and family a festive feast they’ll never forget. You grant the wish … we’ll do the cooking.
Wilson’s Birthday Celebration
Wilson wishes to celebrate his birthday with a BBQ.
When Wilson throws a birthday party, he knows exactly what he wants. He’s wishing to celebrate with his entire family feasting on smoked Boston Butt, potato salad, coleslaw, beans, broccoli salad, rolls – and, of course, cake and ice cream. (Anything else, Wilson?) We’re happy to help … and hopeful you’ll help us give Wilson one more wonderful birthday. When it comes time to blow out the candles, we know he’ll wish the party would never end.
Alice’s Beach Trip
Alice wants to enjoy one more Panama City Beach vacation with her family.
Alice counts her blessings every day. Among them are the memories she’s made in Panama City Beach, where she’s been fortunate to take her children and grandchildren every summer. Alice is hoping to enjoy one more visit to the beach with her beloved grandchildren. With your help, we can send Alice and her loved ones to stay on the beach in Panama City, so they can build sandcastles, cook memorable meals and soak up the sun together one last time. Life is just better at the beach.
Mary wishes for a new TV to enjoy her favorite programs with her family.
Mary and her family have a long list of shows they like to watch together. So when they needed a new TV, she knew who to ask. Our My Wish program exists to grant wishes like these – the simple things that make life better for our patients and their families. With your help, we can provide a new TV for Mary so she can get back to doing what she loves with her family.