Thank You

Heart to Heart Ball

To all of the supporters of our 15th Annual Heart to Heart Ball "Grazie"

Throughout the year we invite you think about donating for future Wish Recipients. Please help us with a cash or gift donation. Gift baskets, gift certificates, timeshares, gas cards, airline miles are always welcome.


Our wishes are made possible through individual and corporate donations, memorials, car donations, and our major fundraiser -The Annual Heart to Heart Ball.

All donations of time, money or in-kind gifts are tax deductible.

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Elderly Wish Foundation Seeks New Wish Recipients

January 5, 2017 Article in ThePress.Net

News from Meals On Wheels and Senior Outreach Services
July 2016

April 12, 2016 East Bay Times Article

Marilyn Finson hadn't seen her grandson Terry Finson, of Atlanta, for many years. Her wish came true when An Elderly Wish Foundation arranged for him to visit her residence at The Kensington in Walnut Creek in April.

Fanciful Affair Raises Money
Contra Costa Times Article

For 15 years now, Mary Chapman has been in the business of making dreams come true. The executive director of an Elderly Wish Foundation is readying for the 14th Heart to Heart fundraiser. Set from 5:30-11 p.m. Feb. 27, the fanciful affair will be at the Lone Tree Golf & Event Center in Antioch. The evening will feature silent and live auctions and a gourmet dinner. Tickets are $65.

A major fundraiser for the group, it helps ensure the foundation's mission statement is honored: "Enrich the final days of the terminally ill elderly by making a life-long wish come true."


January 2016 Issue of Delta Living Magazine

(See page 36)

Bay Area News Group Article
Antioch News

Nine members of An Elderly Wish Foundation enjoyed the spirit of sharing
with senior residents of four board and care homes.

An Elderly Wish Plays Santa for Seniors at Antioch, Pittsburg Care Homes

Residents of Cobblestone Care Home in Antioch, Hazel Shelton and Fern Chisum are greeted by Santa (aka Angelo Pappas), Manager Angie Ramandanen and AEWF Board Member Sandy Fredrickson during the Santa for Seniors on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.


December 3, 2015 Article in

An Elderly Wish Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a special wish come true for a senior who has a life-threatening illness. This foundation has expressed to many families in Contra Costa County the importance of caring for their seniors.


October 2015 Antioch Herald Article

A special fundraiser, in which prize drawing tickets were sold at $100 for two, to benefit Antioch’s An Elderly Wish Foundation (AEWF), resulted in raising $7,000 for the charity and giving away $2,000 to three lucky participants.

News & Media Concerning An Elderly Wish Foundation and Wishes

July 2015 Article in Lamorinda Weekly

Wish #150
Fannie from Lafayette will have a visit from her two brothers who live in Maryland!
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October 2014 Article in

Velma Jones had hoped for a vacation to New York City with family and friends, but when illness sidelined her dream trip An Elderly Wish Foundation brought New York City to Jones.

Mary Chapman from An Elderly Wish Foundation
on The Contra Costa Eldercare Channel

110 Article April 2014

Monthly Grapevine Article January 2014

$500 to Heifer International in honor of 100th Birthday

Link to The Brentwood Press Article - 1/1/2013

An Elderly Wish Foundation Receives

2013 Chamber Gala Non - Profit Award

July 18, 2013 Article
Elderly Wish Helps Dreams Come True

Link to Contra Costa Times Article - May 8, 2013
Never too young: Antioch group grants seniors wishes


A jazz group from Los Medanos College organized by Isaac Fematt, on sax, perform at a jazzy birthday party for Casa Blanca Retirement Home resident, Joel Rusk's 85th birthday party on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Alamo, Calif. The event was organized by The Elderly Wish Foundation.


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