On Behalf of Christopher, Thank You To Caregivers Around The World

2020-01-22T16:05:39+00:00January 28th, 2020|

At the Christopher Smith Foundation, we honor the life of Christopher Smith by supporting, encouraging, and expressing our gratitude to caregivers. Christopher was born with Down syndrome and lived his life with many medical and physical problems. Yet he was able to transcend the restrictions and limitations prescribed for him since birth, surrounded by the love of [...]

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 [...]

Linda Smith: Motivational and Public Speaker (video)

2019-11-14T21:07:38+00:00November 15th, 2019|

An advocate for people with disabilities and a recognized influencer of nonprofit causes, Linda Smith built one of the largest charitable organizations in the nation, and in doing so raised a half a billion dollars and inspired the giving of hundreds of millions more across the globe. Today, she shares her story of perseverance inspired [...]

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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