All events are Eastern Time unless otherwise indicated.
Date(s) - Oct 26
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Us to Learn About WISH OF A LIFETIME (WOL)
Wish of a Lifetime from AARP(WOL) is 501c3 nonprofit and charitable affiliate of AARP.
WOL’s mission is to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors’ dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages. Since 2008 WOL has granted over 2000 wishes to individual 65+ across the United States. In 2021, WOL launched its national field team, a group of staffers focusing on making national connections to source new wishes. By connecting with organizations, such as the NJHSA, WOL can honor incredible older adults across the nation.
Join Jared Bloomfield, National Field Manager, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP as he describes this unique and exciting program to us.
Jared leads the organizations National Field Team, with responsibility for executing programs, recruiting and managing volunteers, and sourcing wishes. Jared joined Wish of a Lifetime in 2016 and has played an integral role in assisting with the transition and growth due to the recent affiliation with AARP. Bloomfield holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Denver.
In addition, here are videos you can peruse to see what kinds of wishes are granted at no fee to senior citizens. Wish Stories.