Senior Wish Association

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Description (Service)
COVID-19 Response 
  • 2021 Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour is not running  
  • Christmas Wish 2021 
    • will supply alone and isolated seniors in our community with a Bag of Love 
    • Bags will contain everyday essential items and treats to put a smile on a seniors face
Regular Service 
Branches located in Simcoe County and in Muskoka, services include: 
  • distribution of Christmas and Birthday gifts to seniors who are alone, lonely or isolated, seniors facilities provide names of residents who have no family or friends and a Christmas stocking and new items will be delivered to them 
  • Adopt a Senior for Christmas Program matches 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 
  • wishes are also granted throughout the year for Seniors in the community, plus inter-generational and educational programs are held
Donations of the following items are accepted and pick-up of donated items can be arranged: 
  • new pajamas, nightgowns, slippers, housecoats 
  • stuffed animals 
  • playing cards/games 
  • music CDs  
  • 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
Hours Vary
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Response
2021 Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour is not running
Hours Vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Bradford ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Gravenhurst ; Innisfil ; Midhurst ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Simcoe County ; Springwater
Eligibility Senior's Wish

Older Adults, no restrictions

Barrie Christmas Lights Bus Tour

Residents of senior residences in Barrie and 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 Wish
To arrange for a Senior to participate in the program call one of the following:To donate items call 705-481-7593 or 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
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-481-7593
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Primary Contact Bonnie Neely, Director-Treasurer
Alternate Contact Patricia Imrie, Chair
Mailing Address c/o Senior Wish Association 
13 - 4 Alliance Blvd, Suite 422 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 7G3

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