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Creating a Multi-racial Democracy, The Scudders of Hawaii

Creating a Multi-racial Democracy, The Scudders of Hawaii

The first Scudders to Hawaii grew up in India in the 1860s and 70s. As children of the second generation of American Scudder Protestant missionaries in British India, their parents were doctors and teachers offering alternatives to the Hindu caste system and Islamic fundamentalism with the teachings of Jesus. Scudder involvement in India continues to this day.

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Meet Meredith Scudder

Meet Meredith Scudder

2020 was the year that set Scottie Scheffler’s career into overdrive. He tied for fourth at the PGA Championship, shot 12-under 59 at The Northern Trust, and was named the 2020 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. It’s also no coincidence 2020 was the year he married his high school sweetheart, who just so happens to be a Scudder. 

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Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber

Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber

Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber, dies Feb. 16, 2022: A Scudderoid” Whose Notable Legacy Began with Two Sticks of Gum. Lt. Gail Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber, gave hope and love to starving German children during the 1948 Berlin Airlift to counteract the Soviet blockade

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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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Jawadhi Hills Thank You

Jawadhi Hills Thank You

To those who have provided support, we thank you.  We reached our matching gift challenge of $20,000 but it’s not over yet! We are still accepting donations until Christmas. After Ida Scudder bore witness to the deaths of three expectant mothers in 1894, she determined, “I could not bear to think of these young girls as dead…I must go home and study medicine and come back to India to help such women.” 

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FINAL DAYS TO CONTRIBUTE

FINAL DAYS TO CONTRIBUTE

We are within $6,800 of our matching goal of $20,000! This will provide the CMC Vellore with $60,000 to go to the maternity care facility which will be a 24-hour maternal health facility in the Jawadhi Hills that provides childbirth deliveries, obstetric, neonatal intensive care, and maternal-child healthcare training.

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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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