Senior Wish Association

Site: Mailing Address

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 705-726-2120
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Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Primary Contact Barb Richards, Founder
Mailing Address c/o Senior Wish Association 
13 - 4 Alliance Blvd, Suite 422 
Barrie, ON L4M 7G3
Description & Services
Description (Service) Branches located in Simcoe County and in Muskoka * distribute Christmas and Birthday gifts to seniors who are alone, lonely or isolated * seniors facilities provide names of residents who have no family or friends * a Christmas stocking and new sleepwear will be delivered to them * Adopt a Senior for Christmas Program - match Seniors with families who would like to "adopt" a senior for Christmas or any holiday * organizes fundraising and other events as well as a Christmas Lights Bus Tour in December for the residents of senior homes in Barrie 
Donations of new pajamas, nightgowns, slippers, housecoats, cuddly stuffed animals, playing cards/games, music CDs or items such as deodorant, hand lotion, face cream, soap, small boxes of cookies or candies or anything one would find in a Christmas stocking * cash donations can be made on-line or cheques sent by mail * pick up of donated items can be arranged 
Wishes are also granted throughout the year for Seniors in the community, plus inter-generational and educational programs are held 
Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour - Sunday December 15, 2019 
* buses depart at approximately 6:30 pm from various seniors' residences: (not open to anyone, seniors are invited by Senior Wish and seniors facilities)  
* Twelve+ buses of Older Adults will tour the City of Barrie to view the Christmas light displays - their final stop of the evening will be at Heritage Park, Barrie waterfront, where Older Adults will be greeted by a team providing refreshments, along with special singers, and a very special guest (Santa)  
*buses will arrive at the waterfront around 7:15 pm, public is welcome to come out and greet the seniors along with Santa
Hours Vary
Dates Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour: Sun Dec 15, 2019
Areas Served Barrie - and surrounding area ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Gravenhurst ; Innisfil ; Muskoka District ; Oro-Medonte ; Springwater ; York Region - parts of
Eligibility Senior's Wish: No restrictions * recipients are older adults 
Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour: residents of senior residences in Barrie * older adults in Barrie who do not live in senior residences but who do not drive and are not able to get out on their own to view lights
Application Senior's Wish Barrie and Innisfil area: Call 705-726-2120 or email: 
Senior's Wish Stayner and Clearview Township area: Call Ashley Kelly 705-817-1571 or email: 
Senior's Wish Muskoka-Gravenhurst: Call Alissa Ahsome 705-681-0455, email: or see Facebook page, 
Senior's Wish Springwater: Call Bonnie Neely 705-722-0619, email: 
Christmas Lights Bus Tour: older adults who do not live in a senior residence but who cannot get out on their own can be referred to Pat Imrie at 705-734-2730 or 705-791-2026 as arrangements can be made for these people to join a bus tour
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Not Applicable