Wishes: Food

Date Granted:
April 28, 2012
Location:
Acworth, Georgia

Jonathan graduated high school in May. This was not an easy task as Jon is ADHD.  In April he had his first formal which was senior prom. His parents rented him a tux and bought his ticket. He saved his money for his date to buy her a ticket, flowers and a dinner for two. Starting in June he would work as full time as a laborer where he would need to bring his food, water, snacks, etc. to every job site.His parents wished to be able to give him a box full of items as a graduation present that he could pick from to take with him every day.

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Date Granted:
July 8, 2011
Location:
Lawrence, Massachusetts

The president and founder of an non-profit organization called Sanandome Foundation, Inc. is working on an HIV/AIDS education and prevention program for all. This company in Massachusetts is trying to organize a luncheon for Easter Sunday this year for those people with this condition as well as for local homeless citizens. This wish was posted to try and help the funding for the food that is going to be offered to these in need and to create more awareness of their company and what they offer.

Date Granted:
May 2, 2011
Location:
Bennett, Nebraska

This family of 6 from Bennett, Nebraska was in need of some help. Both parents have cancer, and their 13-year-old son has a brain tumor. Imagine the type of hardships and pain this family has encountered. The mother, Michelle decided to put a wish on Wish Upon A Hero for food donations or gift cards that can be used to purchase food for their family. First was a private donation from a Wish member to PayPay for food help.

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Date Granted:
December 2, 2008
Location:
Kettering, Ohio

A welcoming family decided to take in a friend and her mom in hope of helping them with the bills as well as helping them out with a place to stay. Neither of them were able to find a job for almost two months of them living with the family. This has caused the family to be put in a tough spot and not having enough money coming in to pay bills and buy groceries for the family. Because of that they were not able to pay the electric bill when it was due.

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Date Granted:
January 25, 2011
Location:
Jacksonville, Florida

A single mother is in need of some help with her baby son. After being left from her son's father with nothing, this mother and son are in desperate need for some household items. Without having a car or extra money it is hard for this Florida mother to go out and get things necessary for her house. She decided to post a wish on Wish Upon A Hero for a new or used crib for her son so that he doesn't have to sleep on the floor. She also was looking for some food to feed her and her son for at least a day if not more.

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Date Granted:
March 22, 2009
Location:
Phoenix, Arizona

After having major surgery last February and March with a bowel blockage and an umbilical hernia, this Phoenix mother is in search of some assistance. Her small intestine was pushed inside the hernia and was being strangled. She also has a 14-year-old son with Spina Bifida. While getting her surgery done, this mother had a friend take care of her child and purchased groceries with the family's food stamps. These groceries didn't last long and this poor mother was feeding her son rice for two straight days and didn't have any food for her 15-year-old cat.

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Date Granted:
January 24, 2011
Location:
Laurel, Mississippi

A family without Christmas, especially one with four small children is something that is painful to think of. This family from Mississippi was in a financial hole with the husband making between $100-200 per week, and hoping for some help for Christmas. Could you imagine explaining to your four children that there will be no presents this year? That mommy and daddy couldn't afford presents or a nice Christmas dinner? After missing the cut off for help for The Salvation Army, this family turned to Wish Upon A Hero.

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Date Granted:
June 12, 2010
Location:
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Meet Samantha, a loving mother of two girls was in need of help from WUAH once again. WUAH granted a previous wish of this Oklahoma mother to get to St. Louis to help her get on the transplant list for new lungs she is in need of. A wish was posted to get this mother to St. Louis for three days. The importance of this visit was to run final tests and education to put on the transplant list for her new lungs. While living off $673.00 a month, along with food stamps it is hard for this family to raise enough money to afford this trip that was needed.

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Date Granted:
November 15, 2007
Location:
San Dimas, California

A young woman from San Dimas, California had a mission during the 2007 Christmas season. Her mission was to spread holiday cheer to the homeless men and women in her community. She decided that she could accomplish this by giving hot chocolate, Christmas cards, and a dozen homemade cookies to 15 homeless men and women. In order to for this California woman to be able to complete her mission, she posted a wish on Wish Upon A Hero for donations that could assist with the purchasing of baking supplies, hot chocolate, and thermoses.

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