The Charity Program
During the past 15 years, hundreds of thousands of dollars has been contributed to numerous charities. This has greatly enhanced the success of the Charity Program. Funds have been donated to hospitals, orphanages, burn centers, epileptic centers and other health and welfare projects. As part of its annual giving, the Charity Committee makes a donation to a local charity in the city where the Southern Federation hosts its annual convention. To make a contribution email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under the guidance of the Charity Director, the Charity Committee reviews charitable causes to determine the extent of financial assistance to be given. The decision is at the discretion of the Director and Committee. They are generally made aware of worthy causes through committee members or members of the Southern Federation.
Donations to the Charity Fund may be given to celebrate the occasion of a birthday or anniversary as well as in memory of relatives or friends. Contributions may also be made directly to specific projects established by the Charity Committee.
Over the years, contributions have been made by the Southern Federation's affiliated clubs, individuals members and the Federation itself. Donations have also been given by non-Federation members interested in the projects undertaken by the Committee.