According to A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - Dayton Chapter, its mission is "to grant the Special Wish of a child or adolescent, birth through 20 years, who has been diagnosed by a physician as having a life-threatening disorder."
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A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - Dayton Chapter's activities include granting wishes to children ages birth to 20 years, who have been diagnosed as having a life threatening illness. The organization also offers emotional support to the immediate family. The Dayton Chapter grants wishes for children in Montgomery, Miami, Greene, Darke, Shelby and Mercer counties.
For the year ended December 31, 2014, A Special Wish Foundation, Inc.'s program expenses were:
Wish grant expenses:
Total Program Expenses:
Chief Executive Officer:
Dave Seyer, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Paid Staff Size:
2 Full Time. 1 Part Time.
A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. - Dayton Chapter raises funds through direct mail, contributions from the public, foundations, memorials, corporations and civic groups. According to the organization, it does not hold fund raising events. Organization's and businesses receive approval to hold events on its behalf.
Fund raising expenses for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014 totaled 4.9% of related contributions.
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to A Special Wish Foundation, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014:
Grants and trusts
% of total Expenses
% of total Income
Excess of Income over Expenses
Ending Net Assets:
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