Mikel Candusso is a social enterprise entrepreneur and founder of the Candusso Charitable Foundation in Yorktown Virginia.
Mikel Candusso founded the Candusso Charitable Foundation on March 3rd 2017. The organization received tax exempt status on March 31st 2017. Mikel began the organization to advocate for adoption by awarding adoption grants to adoption agencies.
After a slow start in 2017, the Candusso Charitable Foundation was able to award it first adoption grant in 2018.
Founder, Mikel Candusso is the Program Director and oversees all programs, fundraisers, and events of the organization. His passion for adoption began with his own adoption story. Mikel was adopted at the age of eight by the Candusso Family in 1994. With the help of God and his forever family, Mikel overcame being completely deaf and mute. His philosophy about life is a person's past doesn't have to determine their future. With God anything is possible.