A Special Wish Foundation set to hold Christmas parade for 4-year-old boy in Eaton

EATON — Today the Dayton chapter of A Special Wish Foundation (ASW) has organized a community Christmas parade for a young boy in Eaton.

4-year-old SJ has been battling a brain tumor and is not expected to make it to Christmas this December.

SJ’s wish is to celebrate Christmas early with his family today.

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ASW has organized a parade for SJ to help celebrate, starting with a Christmas parade in October.

Starting at 7:30 p.m., the parade will kick off at the Preble County Fairgrounds. It will feature Santa delivering gifts to the family at the end of the parade.

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Many local organizations, groups, and community members are set to participate in the parade.

Presents were donated to the family by the community.