Featured Story: Nicholas Skeers

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Caruso Family Charities' Featured Story: Nicholas Skeers

Thanks to your donations, Caruso Family Charities is assisting with three months of rent, medical exams, dental exam, cleaning and x-rays for Kimberly and a custom-built car seat for Nicolas to help ease the burden. Nicolas gave us a huge smile when placed in his car seat for the first time.

Featured Story: Nathaniel Ybarra

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Nathaniel Ybarra

Nathaniel Ybarra suffered from a rare brain formation disorder known as lissencephaly. Nathaniel’s mom, Brianna was constantly at his side, while his dad, Ray, worked hard to make ends meet. This little family struggled financially. Caruso Family Charities is assisting with living expenses, and burial expenses.

Featured Story: Griffin McConnell

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Griffin McConnell

When Caruso Family Charities first met the McConnell family four years ago, they were in a dire situation. Their 8-year-old son Griffin had been having full-blown epileptic seizures almost constantly, which had become life threatening. They were quickly losing their exceptionally bright son, who learned to play chess at the age of 4 and was in gifted classes at school. When his seizures wouldn’t stop, Griffin was taken to the hospital in Grand Junction, then airlifted with his mother Kori to Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Featured Story: Nathaniel Contreras

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Nathaniel Contreras

When Jerry Caruso offered to help the family with bills, Rita and DJ said they did need help, but what they wanted most was to give their son something special. So Caruso Family Charities provided something priceless: a one-week vacation in Florida to take the boys to Legoland.

Featured Family: Quinton Trevino

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Quinton Trevino

5-year-old Quinton Trevino was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia. He has undergone 6 months of very intensive chemotherapy and will need treatments for at least 3 more years. His mom Leslie can’t work because of the constant care needed for Quinton. Her husband Richard is a brick mason and has to miss work often because… Read more »

Featured Story: Preston White

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Caruso Family Charities' Featured Story: Preston White

The Jenna and Colonta White family was a little like the Brady Bunch. These two single parents met and fell in love. With five kids between them, they worked to raise their newly-blended family together while they planned their wedding. Life seemed hopeful – until the unthinkable happened. Last year, their 6-yr-old son Preston was… Read more »

Featured Story: Jacob Bain

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Featured Family: Jacob Bain Remodeling contractor Steven Bain and his wife Lauren work hard to care for their four young children: Breanna 7, Lukas 6, Jacob 3, and Noah 18 months. In February of this year, 3-yr-old Jacob was diagnosed with Acute Lymphatic Leukemia. Since then, their lives have been turned upside down. Steven’s capacity to work has been... Read more »

Featured Family: Aaliyah Morrow

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Featured Family: Aaliyah Morrow

Natalie Morrow is a single mom to daughters Aaliyah, age 12 and Amiya, 7. When she was 5, Aaliyah was diagnosed with a large brain tumor that left her blind and unable to walk. The tumor has also caused Diabetes Insipidus, an uncommon disorder that causes an imbalance of water in her body. This imbalance… Read more »

Featured Story: Brady the Brave

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Featured Family: Brady the Brave

When Eileen Attar was pregnant with her second child in 2016, she felt that this one was different. “After a healthy pregnancy, my husband Chris and I welcomed Brady into the world. Moments after he arrived, we noticed something was terribly wrong: Brady’s feet were raw and missing skin. After two weeks in the NICU and… Read more »