David Louis Cunha Foundation 2016


The mission of the David Louis Cunha Foundation is to positively impact the lives of children living with terminal and life-threatening medical conditions.

Whether making the dream of a special life experience a reality, or providing financial assistance to the family to help ease the burden of medical expenses, David’s Foundation is committed to these children. David’s Foundation also supports children who are in need of compassion and a helping hand in their daily lives, and the local agencies and groups dedicated to serving those children. Additionally, David’s Foundation awards two annual scholarships to Smithfield High School graduating seniors who excel in community service and embody the generous heart that defined David.

Donations/Grants In 2016

By DLCF | May 4, 2017

The David Louis Cunha Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established on January 13, 2015, upon the passing of David Cunha.  The Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to families with children living with life threatening medical conditions.  The Foundation also awards scholarships to Smithfield High School graduating Seniors who excel in community service …

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2nd Annual DLC Foundation Fundraiser

By Peter Cunha | July 21, 2016

Join Rhode Island’s own Steve Smith and the Nakeds and the DLC Foundation family for a great 2nd Annual Fundraiser on August 27, 2016!  Smithfield’s own Lainey Dionne will also perform.  Enjoy all of our BBQ favorites and take a chance on winning wonderful raffle and auction items. A great night out for a great cause!! …

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Congratulations Seniors!

By Peter Cunha | June 1, 2016

On Monday, May 30th, the David Louis Cunha Foundation presented graduating Smithfield High School Seniors Angela Gattinella and Paige Howard each with a check for $ 1,000.00 – Angela & Paige are the very first David Louis Cunha Foundation Scholarship recipients. These annual scholarships will be awarded to graduating Seniors who exemplify David’s compassion and …

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Boston Children’s Hospital’s Pacemaker Camp Fund

By Peter Cunha | May 15, 2016

Last Friday, May 13th, the David Louis Cunha Foundation presented Boston Children’s Hospital’s Pacemaker Camp Fund a check for $ 2,240.00 This donation will enable five Rhode Island children with pacemakers to attend the camp over Labor Day weekend in September. Years ago, David attended the camp and had a terrific time. In David’s memory …

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Bella to meet Mickey!

By Peter Cunha | February 11, 2016

Today, February 11, 2016, the David Louis Cunha Foundation had the opportunity to grant a wish to a young child named Bella. Her wish was to go to Walt Disney World in Florida this May. This is just the beginning of the great things that the Foundation is doing to help those in need. Thanks …

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We’re on Facebook!

By Peter Cunha | January 1, 2016

The David Louis Cunha Foundation would like to welcome you to the Foundation’s Facebook Page. This page will serve as a means of communication of the wonderful things David’s Foundation has accomplished in just one year as well as our plans for the future. All of these have been achieved through your love and support. …

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