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Hudson-Webber Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

The foundation concentrates efforts and resources in Detroit, Michigan, and in support of projects within four missions: 1) physical revitalization; 2) economic development; 3) enhancement of major art and cultural institutions; and 4) safe communities. The foundation also provides charitable assistance to qualified J. L. Hudson Co. employees or ex-employees needing help in overcoming personal crises and misfortunes .


Incorporated in 1943 in MI; on Jan. 1, 1984 absorbed the Richard H. and Eloise Jenks Webber Charitable Fund, Inc., and the Eloise and Richard Webber Foundation - In 1939, Richard Webber and his wife, Eloise, established the Eloise and Richard Webber Foundation, and they added to it substantially over the years. Their daughters, Jean Webber Sutphin and Mary Webber Parker, and Richard's sister, Louise Webber O'Brien, also provided important contributions. In 1960, Richard and Eloise Webber established the Richard H. and Eloise Jenks Webber Charitable Fund, Inc. In addition, their daughters, Jean and Mary, and Richard's brother, Joseph L. Webber, provided substantial contributions.


Hudson-Webber Foundation

Independent foundation



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333 W. Fort St., Ste. 1310 Detroit, MI United States 48226-3149

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