Why We Serve: Candice Tuosto

Candice Tuosto’s dad, Jorge Tuosto, served in the Vietnam War and was later diagnosed with ALS. He ultimately passed away.

Coping with the loss of her father and trying to continue college classes was by far the most difficult and stressful time of Candice’s life. Furthering her education was of the up most importance to her father.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation has helped Candice with undergraduate loans so she can achieve her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher.

Through the generous support of our partners, Fallen Patriots has helped over 650 surviving children, like Candice, attend college. As incoming freshmen embark on the next chapter of their lives, Fallen Patriots invites donors to become an influential part of the journey by joining the Class of ’20 by as a monthly donor.

Candice believes freedom allows her the opportunity to pursue her educational goals.  Fallen Patriots is committed to helping Candice achieve her dreams.