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The Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago - One Hundred Years

From the Introduction to

“The Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago—One Hundred Years”:

The centennial of The Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago marks a moment of high history in the story of the growth and development of the Irish in the City of Chicago. This amazing century, spanning the years from 1901 to 2001, stands as a golden era of Chicago life. The political, commercial and religious character of the city was galvanized by the arrival of teeming numbers of immigrants whose commitment to hard work and New World achievements made Chicago a twentieth century wonder. And no one made themselves more at home in the wonder

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Educational and Cultural Foundation

The Irish Fellowship Club Educational and Cultural Foundation
Since 1978, the Foundation has awarded thousands of need-based grants to Catholic high schools. The schools, in turn, distribute the grant money to students of Irish descent. The fund is sustained using proceeds from annual events hosted by the Foundation, including the annual St. Patick’s Day Dinner, the Irish Fellowship Club’s “Irish Open” Golf Outing and the annual Christmas Luncheon.
Facts about scholarship distribution:
* Need-based grants of $2,000 are awarded to Chicago-area Catholic high schools.
* In 2004, the Foundation awarded scholarships totaling $73,000.
* Since its inception, the Foundation has distributed more than $1,000,000.

 
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The Irish Fellowship Club Educational and Cultural Foundation is the charitable arm of the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago.  The Foundation supports philanthropic causes in the Chicago area and most importantly, provides scholarship assistance to students in need in each of the Catholic high schools in the Chicagoland area.  Your gift will help support our mission.

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