Carly May Foundation

A nonprofit organization

11 donors

57% complete

$8,000 Goal

Out of great love and loss, the Carly May Foundation was founded to honor the life of Carly May Harris. Carly was born on July 21, 2004, with a rare translocation in which one of the 21st chromosomes had two long arms and the other 21st chromosome was normal. For the 2 years, 9 months, and 18 days that she was alive, Carly and the Harris family were supported by organizations such as the M Health Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital that impacted their lives in a tremendous way. 

Our mission is to honor the life of Carly May Harris by helping to change the world for those with Down syndrome.

Our vision is that every person with Down syndrome has access to life-changing resources, from birth through adulthood.

Each year, we host the Carly May Annual Golf Classic. The classic brings together supporters of the community who use, develop, design, and support resources for individuals with Down syndrome. Once a year, Carly May supporters unite for a day of giving and golf dedicated to our mission and vision.

As a local non-profit with a national footprint, the CMF supports organizations that provide life-changing programs and ensure a supportive community for families that include a child with Down Syndrome and/or a chronic illness - from the beginning of life to the end of life.  Our goal this year is to expand our giving to programs that not only benefit children but programs that support teens and adults with Down syndrome as well. 

We have generously given to the following organizations in the community for over 16 years:

       * University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

       *Jack's Basket

       *Down Syndrome Foundation (DS Camp)

       *GiGi's Playhouse - Twin Cities

       *Ava's Dance Party 

       *Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota

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Organization name

Carly May Foundation

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Health Children & Family Community


16214 Dryden Rd
Lakeville, MN 55044