Survivors Relief Fund

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Survivors Relief Fund

Responding to the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the Foundation, working with the National Automobile Dealers Association, created a fund to assist the families of victims.

Once the Foundation helped meet the immediate needs with grants of nearly $700,000, the balance of over $1 million was used to establish the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation Survivors Relief Fund under the auspices of Scholarship America to help meet the long-term educational needs of the victims’ dependents, be it to attend a college or a technical, vocational or professional school in the United States.

The fund has already provided $527,700 in scholarship aid to 87 students from the greater New York City and Washington, D.C. areas.

The organizations receiving Survivors Relief Fund contributions to date include:

NADACF-Scholarship America check presentation

NADA Charitable Foundation Chairman Bob Mallon (left) presents a $1 million check to Marilyn Rundell, Scholarship America’s vice-president of scholarship management services. It is the largest-ever grant presented by the Foundation.
 
NFL donation to NADA Survivors Relief Fund 

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue presented a $500,000 check to NADA's Survivors Relief Fund at the New Orleans Saints-New York Jets game. Pictured left to right are: NADA President Phil Brady, National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation Chairman Bob Mallon, NADA 2001 Chairman Bob Maguire, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, and New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson.




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