The Sousa Mendes Foundation, dedicated to honoring the memory of the Holocaust rescuer Aristides de Sousa Mendes and to educating the world about his good work, has a two-fold mission:

  1. raising funds for the restoration of the Casa do Passal and the creation within its walls of a museum and memorial site; and
  2. sponsoring US-based projects that perpetuate the legacy of Aristides de Sousa Mendes. These projects include:
    • • identifying and locating families rescued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes and obtaining their testimonials;
    • • organizing anniversary celebrations and other events commemorating Sousa Mendes’ heroic acts;
    • • supporting the publication of scholarly work on the Holocaust, its victims and its rescuers;
    • • creating exhibitions and other educational materials about the Holocaust, its victims and its rescuers;
    • • additional efforts to promote widespread knowledge about Aristides de Sousa Mendes and bring honor to his memory.
  • To make an unrestricted gift via PayPal or credit card, please click the orange button below.  To support our project of interviewing survivors, please click the red button at right.  To support the video sculpture project, please click on the green button at right.

    To make a gift by mail, please send a check to the address below:

    Sousa Mendes Foundation
    1 Tennyson Place
    Greenlawn, NY 11740

    The Sousa Mendes Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Your contribution is fully tax-deductible.

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