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Society for the Relief of Women & Children

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Purpose and Activities

Awards grants to women with or without children who, after leading productive lives, are unable to adequately support themselves due to circumstances beyond their control; support also for organizations with programs to aid the same class of people.


Established in 1797 in NY - The Society was founded in 1797 to help poor women with small children who lost their husbands to yellow fever epidemics. Today the society addresses itself to assisting women in New York City, who, with or without children, have fallen on hard times


Society for the Relief of Women & Children

Independent foundation



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Akm Cpa - 230 West 41st Street 15th Fl. New York City, NY United States 10036

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