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Hearts for Hope

Hearts for Hope

Posted On: July 20, 2015

Out of the greatest grief, Brad & Beth Thorp have created incredible blessings for families in need. Brad & Beth all too intimately know the needs of families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, and they know the difference that emotional and financial support can make during the most stressful and heartbreaking times. During their five year journey with their own son's illness, they were supported by the Carlsbad community and the walk/run created to help with all their m...

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Seaside Courier Hearts for Hope 5K Run/Walk

Seaside Courier Hearts for Hope 5K Run/Walk

Posted On: March 11, 2015

A glorious morning in Carlsbad greeted more than a 1,000 walkers, runners and spectators at the sixth Annual Hearts for Hope 5K Run/Walk held Feb. 7 at Poinsettia Park. The event benefits the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, which provides financial, emotional and resource support to families whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders....

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San Diego Magazine

San Diego Magazine

Posted On: March 3, 2015

Mitchell Thorp Foundation sponsored a 5K Run/Walk to raise money for families with kids with life-threatening diseases. the event wash held on Feb. 7 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad. Sponsors NRG, Independent Financial Group, Datron, Avista Technologies, Road Runner sports and U.S. Bank. A total of $162,500 was raised....

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Turning Tragedy into Inspiration

Turning Tragedy into Inspiration

Posted On: February 2, 2015

The illness and passing of a child is the worst nightmare of any parent. Aside from the devastation of the loss, nearly 80 percent of families in these situations dissolve, with bankruptcy and family separation as frequent outcomes. ...

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Pillars of Hope to Honor Medical Professsionals

Pillars of Hope to Honor Medical Professsionals

Posted On: September 20, 2014

Brad & Beth Thorp lost their 18 year old son Mitchell to an undiagnosed illness nearly six years ago. For five years, the family searched for answers, and when the community learned of their story it offered support. Since then the Thorps have given back to the community through the Mitchell Thorp Foundation, which supports families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders....

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