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GUIDELINES FOR GIFT RECIPIENTS

  • To qualify to be a recipient of a wish the following guidelines must be met:
    *Milford or Orange resident
    * Sixty years or older
    *Limited annual income defined as $25,000 or less for an individual or $30,000 for a couple
  • The prospective recipient of a wish shall complete and submit an approved Society application form to the Society. Applications shall be made available upon request from any of the members;
  • Prospective recipients shall have their applications verified through contact with a designated Society member;
  • Each wish shall have an approximate value of $300 and may include but not be limited to purchase of an article or item, payment of a bill, or taking a trip. Exceptions may be made based on need or exigency at the discretion of the Society;
  • The minimum number of granted wishes each year shall be twelve, three each calendar quarter;
  • The granting of wishes shall be done by the Society's gift allocation committee.
  • Recipients shall be notified by a Society member. They shall have the option to keep the wish granted confidential. If a recipient agrees to the public announcement of his/her granted wish, he/she shall sign a release form;
  • A recipient may apply more than once, if it is in a different calendar year.
 

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