In 2006, Danielle Gletow
husband Joe became foster parents and it changed their lives forever.
Watching as an 18 month-old little boy nervously entered their home wearing a coat two sizes too big after being removed abruptly from his
abusive home, The Gletows knew they had to do more for children in foster care.
Founder & Executive Director
Danielle Gletow has been a passionate advocate for children's rights for nearly two decades.
Danielle is the Founder & Executive Director of One Simple Wish, an organization empowers everyone to make a direct and meaningful difference in the lives of foster children and at-risk youth one simple wish at a time.
Danielle has appeared on numerous television and radio shows including CNN, NBC Nightly News, The Katie Couric Show and The Nate Berkus Show and has been featured in many print publications including The Star Ledger, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post and Woman's World, among others.
In October 2013, Danielle
was chosen as a Top 10 CNN Hero among tens of thousands of nominees worldwide.
is a blogger for The Huffington Post and frequently speaks at schools, universities and businesses sharing her
journey into the world of foster care and her
bold move of leaving a lucrative career in marketing to follow her
currently resides in Central NJ with her
husband, Joe, their two amazing daughters, Mia and Lily, and their two beloved dogs Duncan and Alice.
To invite Danielle
to speak at your event, please contact Julie Foley at email@example.com.
advocates and goes beyond the call of duty for others to be happy.