About ASW

About ASW

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A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. (ASW) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children under the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder.

Founded in 1982, A Special Wish Foundation was one of the first wish-granting organization in the United States. Since 1982, wishes have been granted to thousands of qualifying children.

A Special Wish Foundation is the only major wish-granting organization in the United States that grants wishes to qualifying infants, children, and adolescents from birth up to the age of 21 years.

A Special Wish Ohio Valley Chapter (ASWOV) was formed in 1992. ASWOV covers eight counties throughout the Ohio Valley including: Belmont, Brooke, Hancock, Harrison, Jefferson, Marshall, Monroe, and Ohio.

Board Of Directors

Travis Clark - Chairman

Scott Reager - Vice Chairman

Denise Penz- Treasurer

Ashley Spencer- Secretary

Melissa Androsko - Board Member

Rick Richmond- Board Member

Jennifer Gerevics - Board Member

Brittany Grego - Board Member

Alicia Freeman - Board Member

Annmarie O'Grady - Executive Director

Advisory Board

Judge Frank Fregiato                            

Pat Dougherty

Mike Taylor

Carrie McKenzie

JP Dutton

Larry Cain

Anne Haning

Katie Everson

Dan Milleson

Dana Roscoe

Cat Litchko

Michael McTeague

Jennifer Compston-Strough

Debbie Rice

Renee Storm

Elizabeth Handzus

Tel: 740-449-2063

Serving the counties of Belmont, Brooke, Harrison, Hancock, Jefferson, Marshall, Monroe, Ohio

PO Box 674

St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


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