Jeremy will share with us:
How he became inspired to start Wish of a Lifetime Foundation
His favorite stories of helping seniors make their lifelong dreams come true
How you can get involved with Wish of a Lifetime as a donor, volunteer or wish-granter
Jeremy Bloom founded Wish of a Lifetime as a tribute to his beloved grandmother, Donna Wheeler. Bloom’s passion is to inspire an entire generation and to create a cultural shift on how society views aging.
Bloom believes that senior citizens do not have to stop dreaming or living a life of purpose. By granting lifelong wishes to seniors who have overcome tremendous challenges in their own lives, Wish of a Lifetime spreads inspirational stories of hope.
The organization is built upon the principles that seniors should be respected, honored and supported. Bloom is dedicated to recognizing their service to country and community as well as utilizing their wealth of wisdom. Wish of a Lifetime celebrates seniors and makes lifelong Wishes come true.
Bloom fulfilled his own dreams by becoming a two-time Olympian and three-time World Champion snow skier. He also was an All-American football player at the University of Colorado and spent three seasons in the NFL. Currently, Bloom is a college football broadcaster for Fox Sports Southwest and has appeared on ESPN and NBC as an on-air analyst.
In addition, Bloom completed an entrepreneurship program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Co-founder of Integrate, Winner of the 2011 American Business Awards New Company of the Year and a recent recipient of the 2011 Civic Leader Award by the National Consortium of Academics.