Luther V. Garrison Sr. Masonic Foundation Inc. - "The more people you help to become successful,
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“The more people you help to become successful, the more successful you will become”

         Luther V. Garrison Sr. Masonic Foundation Inc.
     Scholarship Committee
     210 WARBURTON AVENUE     
    YONKERS, N.Y. 10701
  (914) 309-2466       

“The more people you help to become successful, the more successful you will become”
November 15, 2017
Dear Friends and Supporters:
Throughout the City of Yonkers and Westchester County, there are many young people living in poverty and single family households.  Despite the many obstacles in their lives, these young people managed to graduate from high school.  Sadly, few if any of these students receive scholarships of any kind.  Considering the increase in tuition, books, lab fees, supplies, etc, these students often fall short of the financial means to attend college, even with financial aid.  Many of them fail to have the confidence to enroll or they quit due to financial hardships.  Our scholarship program is designed to assist with these necessities and instill the confidence to stay in school.
For the past five (5) years, the Luther V. Garrison Sr. Masonic Foundation Inc. has committed to providing much needed services and assistance to our community.  As a 501-©-(3) non-profit charity organization with federal and state tax exempt status, we provide services such as Scholarships, Christmas Programs, Thanksgiving Programs, Easter Programs and Feeding the Less Fortunate all free of charge for the community.
One of the major services we provide is our scholarship program.  As chairman of the scholarship committee, it is my duty to raise funds for these scholarships.  In the past, we have relied on contributions from the membership.  However, due to a decrease in member donations and a decrease in the amount donated, our ability to give scholarships has been drastically limited. 
In order to continue this great program, we must solicit donations from donors such as you.  Over the past seven (7) years we have been able to award more than 40 scholarships to inner city students, in the amount of $1,000.00 each.  However, we received more than 250 applications during this period.  We must do better.  These students are enrolled in schools such as: Howard U, Hofstra U, Morgan ST, New York University Amherst, John Jay College, St. Johns U, Yale U, Westchester Comm. Coll. and many others.
Our goal for year 2017 is to award 15 scholarships.  We are asking you to sponsor 1 (one) scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00.  Any donation you make will be greatly appreciated and tax deductible.                                                                                                                                                          
Should you require further information, please contact me at 914-309-2466.  Your earliest reply will be greatly appreciated.  You can also make a donation at our web page:

Harold S. McKoy, CEO
WM James McKinly

 “The more people you help to become successful, the more successful
                                              you will become”
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