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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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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Donation Campaign
Your donation goes directly to helping families who need a hand while their child is gravely ill. We help with the most pressing needs like rent, power bills, building wheelchair ramps, automobile repairs, medical ...
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Barb’s Birthday!
Happy Birthday to the woman with a heart of gold! You helped Barb Goodman celebrate with the gift of giving. She dedicated her birthday to help raise funds for Caruso Family Charities.

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Cafe Jordano dinner: Sold Out

We're excited to report that the Cafe Jordano fundraiser on Sunday Oct. 23 is sold out. It took just one week to sell 286 [...]

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A New Eye for Chanelle

Chanelle Billot is a beautiful 4-yr-old diagnosed with Retina Blasphoma, a cancer of the eye. Her parents Mikki and Anthony exhausted their savings to [...]

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Comedy Night a Great Success

Thanks to everyone who came out to support Caruso Family Charities for our Comedy Works fundraiser on April 20th. Both comedians, Henry Cho and [...]

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Meet Ian and Shelly

Join us at Comedy night and meet our guest speaker Shelly and her son Ian. Ian suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare genetic disorder [...]


Dinner at Lucy’s for Comedy Night

Get your tickets early for the Caruso Family Charities event Comedy Night: Laugh for a Cause. Then make your reservations at Lucy Restaurant at [...]