What is We Are Young?

We Are Young (WAY) is a registered charity who grants experience-based wishes to seniors where doing so facilitates a movement designed to shift societies perception on aging and inspire communities to positively view, value, and support seniors.

Who is eligible to have their wish submitted?

Individuals who meet the following criteria are eligible to have their wish submitted: 70 years of age or older lives within the Atlantic provinces and Ontario has an experience-based wish they would like to see fulfilled can not fulfill their wish on their own

What types of wishes will NOT be granted?

What types of wishes will NOT be granted? material-based/physical items (car, computer, watch etc.) service-based (legal, medical, home renovation, automotive repair etc.) financial assistance outside of the wish itself (bill payments) continuous wishes (subscriptions, season tickets etc.)

What does the application process look like?

Step 1: A senior, or someone on their behalf, submits a wish through our online application here Step 2: We Are Young's volunteer wish committee evaluates each wish to ensure the wish meets the mandatory criteria. If the individual does not meet the mandatory criteria, you will be notified by our [...]

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