Jeremy Bloom’s Wish of a Lifetime Trip to WWII Memorial

Jeremy Bloom’s Wish of a Lifetime Trip to WWII Memorial

Many athletes devote their time and money to kids’ charities. But two-time Olympic gold skier and ex-pro football player Jeremy Bloom spends his time helping seniors. In 2008, inspired by his grandmother, Bloom founded Wish of a Lifetime. Since then he has made countless dreams come true for low-income seniors. In March 2010, Jeremy and his team took a bunch of veteran heroes to the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. It was the trip of a lifetime for all involved. Watch this video to see how Jeremy enriches the lives of these very deserving seniors.

Additional Resources:

  • Here is the website for Wish of a Lifetime.
  • Check out Jeremy’s own website!

Topics for Discussion:

  • Why is it important for everyone to listen to our senior citizens?
  • What makes what Jeremy Bloom’s foundation so special?
  • What older person in your life can you show appreciation to?

Take Action:

  • Find out what you can do for the senior citizens in your community!
  • Check out the US Deptartment of Veterans Affairs website to learn more about WWII veterans and ways you can support them.

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

 

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