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The Iacocca Family Foundation

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Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for innovative and promising type 1 diabetes research programs and projects that will lead to a cure for the disease and alleviate complications caused by it.


Established in 1984 in MI - Founded by Lido A. "Lee" lacocca who was president of Ford Motor Company from 1964 to 1978. Then, as president, C.E.O., and chairman of auto manufacturer of Chrysler, he introduced the concept of the minivan to the American public, and helped to bring Chrysler out of bankruptcy in the early 1980s. He is also the author of the 1984 and 1985 bestselling book "Iacocca: an Autobiography"


The Iacocca Family Foundation

Independent foundation



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867 Boylston St., 6th Fl. Boston, MA United States 02116-2774

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