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Know a Caregiver? Five Easy Ways to Thanks Them This Year

2020-02-18T20:29:02+00:00February 28th, 2020|

Caregivers are such an essential part of many families' lives. Not only do they provide necessary assistance, they help to surround people with a circle of support and love that can enhance everyone's lives for the better. If a caregiver has made a real difference in the lives of you and your loved ones, here [...]

How Caregivers Help Those Impacted By Down Syndrome and Other Disabilities

2020-01-22T16:01:48+00:00January 22nd, 2020|

For people living with disabilities, caregivers can be an essential part of living a great life and transcending imposed social barriers. For years, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) were pushed aside. Linda Smith, the founder of the Christopher Smith Foundation, recalls that when her son Christopher was born, even the doctors who assisted [...]

Three Facts That Prove Caregivers are America’s Unsung Heroes

2022-01-26T23:22:14+00:00December 18th, 2019|

Caregivers are essential to promoting health, inclusion, and support. Caregivers perform an enormous service not only to those who they directly help but also to our entire society. However, their contributions often go unrecognized and unnoticed. This is one reason that the Christopher Smith Foundation, a Las Vegas non-profit, is committed to celebrating and honoring [...]

IN THE NEWS: Opportunity Village founder creates foundation for caregivers

2022-01-26T23:20:40+00:00November 14th, 2019|

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL:  Longtime Southern Nevada disability advocate Linda Smith has created a nonprofit foundation to recognize and support caregivers. Smith, former chief fundraiser for Opportunity Village, said she hopes The Christopher Smith Foundation also will raise awareness of the vital role that caregivers play in our health care system. The foundation was inspired by [...]

IN THE NEWS: Opportunity Village founder creates foundation for caregivers

2022-01-26T23:20:48+00:00October 31st, 2019|

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL:  Longtime Southern Nevada disability advocate Linda Smith has created a nonprofit foundation to recognize and support caregivers. Smith, former chief fundraiser for Opportunity Village, said she hopes The Christopher Smith Foundation also will raise awareness of the vital role that caregivers play in our health care system. The foundation was inspired by [...]

A Tribute to Christopher Smith

2019-10-23T18:09:54+00:00October 28th, 2019|

  Christopher Smith (1970-2019) Inspired by the magnificent life and journey of my son Chris who was born with Down syndrome. He is the reasoning behind the Christopher Smith Foundation, which was founded by his mother, Linda Smith. The demand for professional caregiving is an international phenomenon. The Christopher Smith Foundation (CSF) is dedicated to [...]

Loving Christopher

2019-10-23T18:42:27+00:00October 23rd, 2019|

It’s been 6 months since my boy took his last earthly breath. His final soft exhale...a sigh that broke my heart as it escaped his sweet lips, spoke volumes of a life well-loved and lived. I nuzzled his beautiful face that night, his little body tucked into my own, whispered words of love and admiration [...]

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