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An Achievement Very Few Are Graced with The Honor Of Carrying

The Dancing Angels Foundation Founder was honored to receive the FINI DANCE Lifetime Achievement Award at a prestigious ceremony. 


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Dance Magazine
March 2020

After tragically losing her family, this mother started a foundation to send others to summer intensives. 

In 2012, Louise Cantrell suffered an unthinkable loss: Her husband and two daughters -- Isabella, 6, and Natalia, 4 -- died in a house fire.


Louise Cantrell & Jen Paquette
Military Times 
November 2014

Louise Cantrell lost her entire family — her Green Beret husband, Edward Cantrell, and their two little girls — in a house fire in 2012.

The tragedy was "like the end of the world," she said.  READ MORE HERE

DAF Founder & Daughters of the American Revolution
July 2014

On February 12, 2014, Louise had the honor of attending a meeting of the Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  The DAR was founded in 1890 and consists of 3000 chapters across the world.  READ MORE HERE

DAF Visits Italy 
July 2018

Dancing Angels Foundation is proud to have awarded Chloe Neunsinger a scholarship for a summer dance intensive in Villapiana, Italy with Fini Dance. Louise Cantrell, founder, and our Ambassador Masha Maddox had the opportunity to visit Antonio Fini at his studio in Italy. READ MORE HERE

Dancing Angels Foundation Speaks at Mavericks 1000 Summit, Washington DC 2014

On July 31, We made the first public presentation of Dancing Angels Foundation at a Maverick 1000 Impact Day.  This was a fantastic event held in Washington D.C. The Mavericks are a dynamic group of entrepreneurs and they had some great advice for Dancing Angels.  We were grateful for the opportunity.

DAF & The Gary Sinise Foundation
July 2015

Gary Sinise, and The Gary Sinise Foundation, contribute so much good to the world. They truly live out their mission to "serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need". See how Gary's foundation has supported Dancing Angels Foundation:


Dancing Angels Foundation & Task Force Dagger Foundation

The Task Force Dagger Foundation is another fantastic foundation that has provided personal support to Louise, and has now made a generous donation to Dancing Angels Foundation!

Thank you Keith David and all involved with Task Force Dagger for supporting our mission of Celebrating Life Through Dance.

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