Live Like Kayla Foundation
“Acts of Kindness”
We cannot change yesterday…..
We can only make the most of today and look with hope toward tomorrow.
With Kayla's Blessings,
Larry & Allison Castro
500 La Terraza Blvd Suite 150,
We recognize the incredible power of teamwork, and “Acts of Kindness”!
8AM to 6PM
Live Like Kayla Foundation -
We have established a non-
On the last day of her Freshman Year at Grand Canyon University, April 20, 2016, Kayla Cook Castro, fell while climbing in Echo Canyon on Camelback Mountain. She survived the fall, but due to the nature and severity of the accident, Kayla was tragically taken from us on April 30, 2016 and she is now in heaven with God.
Kayla was a 2015 Scholar Athlete Graduate from San Pasqual High School in Escondido, California. She received a full academic scholarship to Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona and was majoring in Finance and Economics. Kayla lived her life with compassion, integrity, conviction, and kindness, while helping others and loving God. She was loved and respected and was a role model and mentor to others.
The foundation was formed for the purpose of keeping Kayla’s spirit alive by providing financial assistance to underprivileged, and scholarships to individuals who exemplify Kayla’s personal values. Our goal is to provided multiyear annual college scholarships a year, as well as outreach programs that will strengthen our community.. Our new Christian leaders will use Kayla’s spirit of integrating faith, learning and work. The foundation will continually guide our communities toward faithfulness, excellence and service to God and our neighbours. The power of Unity through “Kayla’s Blessings”.
Kayla’s best friend and mother. Owner of Sweet Charmer, catering and event planning company in Southern California.
Founder/Director & Papa
The Chairman and CEO of McKenzie Farms LLC and the Grandfather (Papa). McKenzie Farms in one the largest Christmas tree growers in the world shipping Christmas trees into Mexico, Canada, Asia and throughout the United States.
Founder of Color Spot Nurseries. Color Spot is one of the largest wholesale growers of containerized plants in the U.S.
Founder of a cyber security company Stealth Grid and started a ministry with his daughter named All In Ministry. He has also been a golf professional for over 30 years and has 6 children. Kayla was the only girl with 5 brothers Andy, Larry, Tyler, Zach and her bud, Kota (Kota Bear).