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CORE is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that grants support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances. Since 2004, CORE has raised over $2.5M and supported over 200 families across the industry and the country.
Melodie Kipta, mother of Richard Kipta
Maria Guadalupe Galvez, wife of Miguel Hernandez and mother of Gladys and Denali
Sarah Gardiner, sister of Claire Gardiner
Nina and Brett Gardiner, parents of Claire Gardiner
"Thank you so much for everything you have done. It is amazing people like you and your organization that make a difference. Caleb's funeral was so special and it went a long way in helping me as well as my wife overcome our loss...I can't thank you enough for everything you have done. This memory will stay with me the rest of my life and its an amazing feeling to know that even when things are darkest there are total strangers willing to lend a hand."
Ryan Smith, father of Caleb and Lucas Smith
In memory of Eddie "Superman" Livingston
Kelly Dugan, mother of Carson Lapp
Margie Lindsey, Tyler Lindsey's mother
Patti Dugan, Carson Lapp's Grandmother
Kevin Dueer, father of Owen Dueer
Whether you are referring a family, making a donation, or looking for more information on becoming a COREporate member or CORE Ambassador, we appreciate your support and interest. CORE is honored to grant support to the core of the food and beverage industry: our employees and their families. Each CORE family has an inspiring story that demonstrates the strength and love so evident in the industry. We are proud to support these brave families and strive to continue to grow in service and support of those in the industry navigating life-altering circumstances.
Sincerely,- Lauren LaViola