A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - Dayton Chapter

Dayton, OH   |  www.aspecialwishdayton.org

Mission

To grant this wishes of local children from the Dayton, Ohio region, age birth through 20, who have been diagnosed with a life threatening disorder. To find out more information or make a contribution to grant the wish of a child, log on to www.aspecialwishdayton.org

Ruling year info

1988

Executive Director

Mr David Seyer

Main address

741 Valley St

Dayton, OH 45404 USA

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EIN

31-1234314

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Wish Granting

To grant the special wish to local children, age birth through 20, who have been diagnosed with a life threatening disorder. A Special Wish Foundation, the only wish granting organization located in the Dayton Region, has granted over 1,600 wishes since it was founded inn 1983.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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A Special Wish Foundation strives to continue to be financial strong and grant the wishes of every deserving child battling a life threatening disorder within the Dayton, OH region

Working closely with Dayton Children's Hospital to make contact with families once a child is diagnosed and explain the process. Continue to work within our community to inform residence of our program and how to refer a child that may be in need of the services of A Special Wish Foundation. Continue best practices when fundraising and growing our brand. Solid board involvement and participation. A Special Wish Foundation - Dayton Chapter surveys all families following each experience for feed back along with partners.

Solid strategic planning, financially strong, and a dedicated and focused employee base, board of directors and volunteer team. The team is committed to working along side doctors, nurses and families to ensure ASW is aware of every child diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder .

Financials

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A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - Dayton Chapter

Board of directors
as of 10/31/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Ms Lisa Elam

Bill's Donut Shop

Term: 2018 - 2019


Board co-chair

Ms. Abby Riedel

Dayton Children's Hospital

Term: 2018 - 2019

Ruth Wiles

Community Volunteer

Abby Riedel

Dayton Children's Hospital

Lisa Allen

Cox Media Group Ohio

Amy Cook

Merrill Lynch - The Schade Team

Mukund Dole

Dayton Children's Hospital

Fran Robinson

CareSource

Michael Souders

WinWholesale

Michelle Crabtree

Centerville Ohio City Schools

Jimmy Grilli

ABC22/FOX45

Chris Bennington

Bricker & Eckler

Jayne Gmeiner

Dayton Children's Hospital

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No