When a child gets a life-threatening illness, everything changes. Parents often lose their jobs because of the time needed to care for their child. Families struggle with everyday living expenses. Here are some of their stories.

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We host a golf tournament each summer and a formal gala or a comedy night in the spring. Money raised through these events is our main source of revenue. And with low overhead, the money goes to help families.

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Now you can create your own fundraising campaign right on our website! No matter how big or small, all donations help. Examples: a lemonade stand, a school dance, a dinner for friends or even dedicate your birthday!

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Our mission

Caruso Family Charities is dedicated to assisting families of a child, adolescent or young adult being treated in Colorado for a life-threatening illness or life-altering event. Our mission is to help relieve some of the financial pressures so the family may focus on caring for their sick child.


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Light Up the Night 2017
Join us for Light Up the Night 2017, a family-style dinner and celebration to support Caruso Family Charities and our mission of lighting the path for families of children with serious illnesses. This is a less-formal ...
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Nicole Archer Remembrance Campaign
Please join in celebration of the life of Nicole Kay Archer, beloved daughter of Clyde and Theda Archer.  This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Nicole’s untimely passing, and her friends and family wish ...
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Leslie’s 50th Birthday
Leslie is celebrating her 50th birthday on May 30, 2016! She's preparing to hike the challenging Kalalau Trail along the Nā Pali Coast in Kauai. She feels fortunate for the good health to be ...

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