The American Foundation of Savoy Orders (Savoy Foundation) Grants $360,000 During Covid Crisis

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During this virus crisis year, the American Foundation of Savoy Orders (Savoy Foundation) awarded an unprecedented $360,000 in grants for child welfare programs, elder care, scholarships and permanent endowment funds.

American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated

This crisis has placed increased burdens on college students, homeless families, inner-city families, elderly care institutions and churches whose financial resources funding community-based, essential services have been impacted because of closed facilities instigated by the pandemic.

The American Foundation of Savoy Orders (Savoy Foundation) today announced record setting grants of $360,000 to support children’s welfare causes, elder care, university scholarships, education programs and church support for essential community services during the unprecedented COVID-19 health and economic crisis.

Savoy Foundation Chairman of the Board Carl J. Morelli and President Joseph Sciame in a joint statement said: “This crisis has placed increased burdens on our college students, homeless families struggling to feed their children, on inner-city families struggling to find substitutes for summer camp programs for their children, on elderly care institutions and churches whose financial resources funding community-based, essential services have been impacted because of closed facilities instigated by the pandemic.”

New York Foundling’s Summer Camp Program - $130, 000 raised through the Foundation’s New York Ballo di Savoia in December 2019, for the New York Foundling’s Summer Camp Program- $50,000 for the 2020 Virtual Camp and $80,000 for the 2021 Live Summer Camp

Caterina’s Club - $100,000 to Caterina’s Club in Anaheim, California, raised through the Foundation’s 2020 Virtual Notte di Savoia Los Angeles to increase meal production and distribution for homeless/motel families in need and which will provide meals to homeless/motel children deprived of supplemental school meals during the pandemic

Savoy Foundation’s Education and Operating Endowment - $100,000 matching gift raised from a generous donor and granted to the Foundation’s Permanent Education and Operating Endowments

Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships - $10,000 in grants from the Savoy Orders Pigott Scholarships Fund to support university students in International Studies and the Humanities

Mercy Ships - $10,000 grant to Mercy Ships for pediatric surgeries in impoverished countries

Providence Rest - $5,000 grant to Providence Rest Home for the relief and care of the elderly

Cathedral of Saint Patrick - $6,000 in grants to this iconic spiritual symbol of faith and hope

For more information on the philanthropic causes and programs supported by the Savoy Foundation, please : click here.

Businesses, individuals and organizations can donate here.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN FOUNDATION AND THE AMERICAN DELEGATION OF SAVOY ORDERS
Headquartered in New York City, the American Delegation of Savoy Orders, which includes all 50 of the United States of America, is among the 35 delegations of the Savoy Orders located throughout Europe, the Americas and Japan.

The American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated a tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, has supported local, national, and international charities focusing on medical, educational, and humanitarian fields, including philanthropy for U.S. veterans, hospitals and relief agencies for children, the poor, sick and elderly. The Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization in Roster Consultative Statues with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. In 2019, the Savoy Foundation launched a new charitable initiative - Chivalry for Children’s Causes - a multi-year program assisting institutions and charitable organizations that provide aid to children and families in need, building stable, healthy families. The program is made possible thanks to generous support from the members and friends of the American Delegation of Savoy Orders.

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