Conn. (WTNH) — A local foundation is helping families tackle high medical costs after being diagnosed with serious illnesses.

Many families are overwhelmed with medical bills after being diagnosed with a life threatening illnesses. One foundation is doing what they can to lend a hand for those families.

News 8’s Alyssa Taglia was joined by Steve Terreri, Vice President of the Paul Dostie Kare Foundation, to discuss their mission, and their upcoming Kare Fest event.

Watch the full interview above.