Each year, she and two friends (aka the Three Hearts), plan a Valentine’s Dance to raise money for this foundation. The 2014 dance will take place on February 14 at 7:00 pm at the Dayton Schuster Center’s Winter Garden. This is the ninth annual year for this charitable dance! The evening will include:
- Dayton’s Dancing with the Stars: Michelle Kaye, Laurie Smalley, Betsy Westhafer, Marc Ashby, MD and Tory Eubank
- Hors D’Oeuvres
- Live Band
- Silent Auction/Raffle
- Cash Bar
Tickets are $100 per person. This is a sell-out event with 500 people! Look at the above video for highlights from the 2013 dance.
Says Cyndi, “People ask why I’ve given nine years of work and why I don’t ask for any recognition – and it’s simple. It’s not about me. I believe every child deserves their “day”! If I can be a small part in making their wish come true, then I have won the lottery in life!”
If you cannot attend the dance this February, but could donate something for the silent auction, please contact Cyndi Scarpelli.
About Special Wish Foundation
This organization grants the wish of a child or adolescent who has been diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder. The Dayton chapter has granted over 1,500 wishes for its six-county area.