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Elderly Wish Foundation grants Brentwood man's wish
Stay at Light House B&B

Wish #185 Naujok at little Brother's Lig

Terminally ill Antioch woman granted birthday wish a visit from zoo


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


By Shirley Jacks | January 9, 2018 at 6:00 am 
The gift-giving season doesn’t end for Mary Chapman, executive director of

An Elderly Wish Foundation. 

Making ‘Elderly Wishes’ happen in Contra Costa 

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."

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.

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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