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A Wonderful Note from India

A Wonderful Note from India

The great work of the Scudder family and the Scudder Association Foundation in India continues to draw praise and gratitude.
Newly elected SAF President Sue Swanson recently received this note from Bishop Sharma of the CSI Diocese of Vellore. To read Bishop Sharma’s message, click on the picture or title.

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A message from the SAF President

A message from the SAF President

As the newly elected president of the Scudder Association Foundation, I wanted to share my thoughts with you on our history and where we are headed.  This short video spells out the details. Click on the title or picture to view the video.

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Jack Gillmar’s India Trip October 2022

Jack Gillmar’s India Trip October 2022

This is a slide presentation of pictures and information during Jack Gillmar’s (SAF Board Member) recent trip to Southern India and visits of Scudder Memorial Hospital (SMH), Christian Medical College (CMC), and the various sites supported by both and our foundation.

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Honoring The Queen

Honoring The Queen

We at the Scudder Association Foundation, would like to express our deepest sympathies to our British relatives and friends regarding the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The British Commonwealth was blessed to have a truly unique and historic individual, a force to be reckoned with. 

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PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS AT THE 2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS AT THE 2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS

Good evening, everyone.  I am very glad that you are participating in this second virtual Annual Meeting of the Membership of The Scudder Association Foundation, Inc. after another extremely challenging year. A warm welcome to all the Members who are not Board Members and are participating by telephone. You may use the chat feature to send a message.  Alternatively, if you wish to address the meeting you may signal the meeting supervisor, and we will activate your microphone. Please wait until the end of the presentations to do this.

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CMC Vellore Foundation – Update

CMC Vellore Foundation – Update

Recent Word from our friends at CMC Vellore Foundation is...   CMC Vellore Hospital,President J.V. Peter, sent word to New York, that,"”Although the second wave continues to wane, albeit slowly in our region, we are on guard to ensure that we are prepared to face...

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We Need Your Help – NOW

We Need Your Help – NOW

For over 200 years the Scudders have provided direct medical care and comfort to the peoples of India. For over 100 years Scudder families have provided financial support to those medical services through the philanthropic efforts of the Scudder Association Foundation. It is a tradition we have quietly continued. However, not since the turbulent period of Indian Independence in the 1940’s, has the work begun by the Scudders and continued by the thousands of graduates of the CMC Vellore and Scudder Memorial Hospital medical programs come under a graver threat to the welfare of the communities they serve, than now.

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President’s 2020 Address

President’s 2020 Address

PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS AT THE 2020 ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS OF THE SCUDDER ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION, INC. November 16, 2020 Charles S. K. Scudder, President Good evening everyone.  I am glad that you are participating in this virtual Annual Meeting of The Scudder...

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May Your Christmas Be Bright

May Your Christmas Be Bright

And nothing brightens Christmas morning like the Mormon Tabernacle Choir!   To that end, our resident Historian Chair, Margery Boyden, has sent us a link that will support our Christmas prayer, that your Christmas be filled with all the love and joy, this special...

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Like Father Like Son

Like Father Like Son

  Recently Rajaratnam Abel, contacted our President Charles Scudder, whom he met last year on the Scudder Foundation's bicentennial return to India. Abel was putting the finishing touches on his most recent book, Dr. John Scudder: World's First Medical...

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