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 [...]

National Caregiving Day: February 21st

2020-01-29T18:46:29+00:00February 20th, 2020|

February 21st, 2020 is National Caregiving Day, and it’s the perfect opportunity to let my friends know why I created a caregiving nonprofit named for my beloved son Christopher, named, the Christopher Smith Foundation. www.csf etc. Through this foundation, and to pay tribute to the magnificent life of Christopher, I embarked on a newly realized [...]

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 [...]

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