Dalton’s Moon Foundation

Dalton’s Moon Foundation

We would like to introduce you to a remarkable person. Dalton Levine was an extremely generous, smart, vivacious, passionate, and funny young man.

A gifted musician, he began violin at the age of 5 and eventually became first chair violinist at Legend High School and played with the elite chamber orchestra for three years.

A phenomenal, competitive dancer, he won numerous awards at the local, regional and national levels. He danced in the community’s annual performance of the Nutcracker of Parker for ten years, working his way up to the lead roles of Nutcracker Prince and Cavalier and participated in Colorado School of Dance’s “Dance for a Difference” show, an annual fundraiser for Children’s Hospital Colorado, since its inception. To date, this annual benefit has raised well over $100,000 for the hospital.

An exceptional student, he planned to attend CU Boulder, then medical school to become a pediatrician. Dalton graduated from LHS with honors, in the top 3% of his graduating class.

Most unfortunately, Dalton was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive form of cancer, adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), in September of 2014. Throughout treatment, Dalton kept his sense of humor, did what he could to comfort younger cancer patients, and inspired everyone around him. He never gave up. He never gave in and continued to see the bright side through even the darkest of days.

Sadly, Dalton passed away on December 13, 2016.

To honor his memory and continue his legacy, Dalton’s parents have created the Dalton’s Moon Foundation as a means to empower an army of doctors, nurses, clinicians, scientists and support staff that are in our hospitals.

“It is our way of paying back a fraction of the love and support we received throughout his battle. Dalton’s Moon Foundation will help to make the dream of “no more cancer” a reality.”

It’s their goal to raise $10,000 this first year. In order to meet that goal, they are calling on the community to support the inaugural Dalton’s Moon Golf Tournament, on June 13th at Spring Valley Golf Club in Elizabeth. This event will offer golf, a catered lunch, and a silent auction. Funds raised will go to Children’s Hospital Colorado, ACC research, and a scholarship for a Legend High School student who exemplifies the same qualities and passion for learning and helping others that Dalton did.

If you are unable to participate in the event, please consider becoming a sponsor through donation. All donations, including cash and items donated for silent auction, are tax-deductible. Go to www.charitysmith.org to register or to contribute.
To donate an auction item, please email Sue Provan at SueSalden65@gmail.com.

The entire Levine family, Gary, Karen, and always Dalton, appreciate your trust and generosity and thank you for your support.

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