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The Mitchell Thorp Foundation aims to give families hope and support when they need it most. We foster a variety of sponsored events, benefits and fundraisers to help families through times of struggle. Come see what we can do for you.

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Walk with Levi at Carlsbad 5000


Please join Mayor Matt Hall and others next Sunday to walk with Levi in supporting the Mitchell Thor...

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9th Annual 5K Warrior Spirit Run/Walk

9th Annual 5K Warrior Spirit Run/Walk from Mitchell Thorp Foundation on Vimeo.

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In the News

After loss, parents turned grief into foundation

February 17, 2017

In 2008, Brad and Beth Thorp buried their 18-year-old son, Mitchell, after an excruciating five-year medical odyssey that maxed out their insurance, emptied their bank account and ...

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Family Assistance

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The Mitchell Thorp foundation has a variety of ways to help you and your family get through this stressful time. Between fundraisers, public events and support sessions, MTF is always there to support you and your family's needs.

Lauren's Fund

You can make a big difference!

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Lauren’s Freedom Fund was established to help families purchase wheelchair accessible vehicles, affording them the freedom to enjoy their time together for as long as that may be.