Founded in 1991 by Tina and Rick J. Caruso, the Caruso Family Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families throughout Southern California. The Foundation supports organizations with a proven track record of providing exceptional services and programs to the communities they serve.
The Caruso Family Foundation's primary focus is ensuring educational opportunities and quality health care for underserved youth. In addition, the foundation also supports public safety, culture and arts, and Catholic institutions.
Funded organizations and programs include:
Para Los Niños
Operation Progress - Watts
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
St. John's Health Center
Los Angeles Police Foundation
Caruso Catholic Center and Our Savior Parish Church
University of Southern California
St. Monica Catholic Community
St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Los Angeles
California Medical Center, Los Angeles
Agua HediondaLagoon Foundation