FAQ

We appreciate area businesses who participate in ‘Casual for a Cause’ or ‘Dress Down’ Days and donate the proceeds to Senior Wishes.  For more information:  Dress Down Days General and Dress Down Day Poster

We are happy recognize your business on our Facebook page and will include pictures of your staff if you provide them to us!


The United Church Homes Society (UCHS), the organization that operates the Senior Wishes program, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.  The employer identification number is 16-1157086.


Click on “Request A Wish” tab at top of page to print application. You may also contact 508-2121 to have an application sent to you. Please be sure to review the guidelines prior to filling out the wish application.  You may fax your application to 716-662-6985 or mail to One Fox Run Lane, Orchard Park, NY  14127.


The Wishes Committee meets every 4-6 weeks and reviews all applications that have been submitted since the previous meeting. To be considered, all applications must be filled out completely and proof of age submitted. You will be contacted as to the status of your application within two weeks of Committee review. We regret that not every wish application may be approved.


The time it takes to grant a particular wish will vary depending on what the wish is for. We make every effort, working with volunteers and corporate donors, to grant wishes in as timely a manner as we can.


Please see the Wishes Guidelines Tab under “Request A Wish” tab at top of page.


The Senior Wishes program is funded by corporate sponsors, private donations and fundraising.

Our largest fundraiser is our annual Sips, Suds & Sweets Event which is held each Spring.  This wine, beer and dessert sampling event gathers around 300 people who support the Senior Wishes program.  We welcome Corporate Sponsors for this event.  Please contact Wendy Backman at 508-2121 if you are interested in a sponsorship.

We also encourage companies to participate in a “Casual for a Cause” Day, and donate the proceeds to the Senior Wishes program.


We welcome volunteers! You may contact 508-2121 to get further information on volunteer opportunities.


The Senior Wishes Program is located at Fox Run at Orchard Park, One Fox Run Lane, Orchard Park, NY 14127. UCHS, Inc. is the founder of Fox Run at Orchard Park and the Senior Wishes Program.