Our Chairman will share Sugar Bear’s story and our mission at the 2018 Joint Luncheon hosted by the New River OSC and NOSC.
Thank you, Jaime Harris Realator for your donation and philanthropic business plan. It was an honor to receive your contribution from one of Sugar Bear’s fellow Marines.
Our Chairman and Sugar Bear’s son spent a few weeks this summer visiting his Alma Mater, the United States Naval Academy.
We had a great time celebrating our hero and raising funds for TAPS at Sugar Bear's Crawl For A Cause. Thank You to everyone who joined us and contributed!
Mario's friend, Sean Mooney, is participating in an Ironman race in Mont Tremblant, Quebec and has chosen to raise funds for the Sugar Bear Foundation. Please help support him as he undertakes this amazing feat...
Jennifer recently appeared on Operation American Dream to discuss what it means to be a Gold Star wife and our hero, Sugar Bear.
Committed To Supporting The Families Of The Fallen
RF-Lambda Partners With The Sugar Bear Foundation To Launch A Scholarship In Honor Of Lieutenant Colonel Mario “Sugar Bear” Carazo
San Diego, California- RF-Lambda, a San Diego based tech manufacturer of high powered components for the military defense community, announced today that they are making an educational donation of $10,000 to The Sugar Bear Foundation as part of their ongoing commitment to helping surviving families. The launch of the scholarship and the partnership with The Sugar Bear Foundation will ensure a greater impact for surviving children in the San Diego area . The scholarship will be made in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Mario “Sugar Bear” Carazo who made the ultimate sacrifice on July 22, 2010, when his helicopter was shot down while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Mario Carazo devoted his life to serving his community and country. Sugar Bear adovocated on the importance of education and understood from his own personal experiences the value of higher education.
Beginning June 1st, 2017, RF-Lambda and the Sugar Bear Foundation will be searching for and awarding a scholarship to a surviving child who will be attending a two-year or four-year accredited college or university.
At RF-Lambda we feel a connection to the military community and we are committed to the surviving children of our country’s military and first responders who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We feel a profound social responsibility to take care of our military families and invest in the children of the fallen.
The Sugar Bear Foundation was formed in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Mario “Sugar Bear” Carazo. The mission of the foundation is to support the surviving spouses and children of fallen United States military personnel by providing assistance to support programs which meet their immediate and ongoing needs and foster their personal, emotional, and social well-being. In doing so, we continue Mario’s legacy of service, share his story and celebrate his life in a way that is impactful upon our fallen military families.