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My Issac

I find it hard to breathe when I imagine my world without my beautiful little boy. For almost 7 years, we have cared for him, helped him to grow, and have loved him fiercely. We fought to share the same experiences that all parents wish to share with their children…we packed up our emergency bags, oxygen tubing, suction machine and wheelchair and set out to the zoo, the family events, and the park…trying to hide what was behind our smiles. Mixed with the joy and intense love we drenched our son in, were the feelings of utter exhaustion, the twinges of fear,and the depth of grief that we have carried through our son’s whole life. (more…)

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Car Raffle – Support Crescent Cove and win a new car!

Thank you for supporting Crescent Cove and for your help selling raffle tickets to raise funds to support our mission.

Congratulations Rick Caligiuri on winning the car raffle and to his son Chris who he is giving the car to, following his service to our country. What an honor to meet you both and our gratitude again to all who participated in the car raffle with over 1,000 tickets sold. Thank you also to the amazing, anonymous donor!


Our Mission: The mission of Crescent Cove is to offer care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life expectancy, and their families.



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Announcing Our Newest Member of the Crescent Cove Staff

Karla Vaughan’s role as Office Manager supports both Bob Tift, President and Katie Lindenfelser, Founder of Crescent Cove in their execution of administrative, communications, record keeping, and event planning tasks. She performs clerical duties such as data entry, filing, scheduling, record keeping and documentation and is responsible for inbound and outbound correspondence (phone/email/written) with donors, partners, volunteers, board members and suppliers. (more…)

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Crescent Cove in Star Tribune

Crescent Cove was featured in an article in the Star Tribune on 12/5/15. If you would like to read the article on their website click here.

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Thank you for helping children live as fully as possible to the last moment of life, and ensure families are supported during this very difficult and challenging time.

About Crescent Cove

The mission of Crescent Cove, formerly Children’s Lighthouse of Minnesota, is to offer care and support to children and young adults with a shortened life-expectancy, and their families. We intend to fulfill this dream by creating one of only a handful of children’s residential hospice and respite care homes in the United States.