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The mission of the Foundation is to financially support organizations that help those struggling daily with the effects of poverty.

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Patricia & Philip Kind, Jr.

Patricia van Ameringen Kind, born in 1924, was the middle child of Arnold and Hedwig van Ameringen. She was raised in South Orange, N.J. with her two siblings, Henry van Ameringen and Lily Auchincloss. She attended Kent Place School, where she was a star athlete and was voted “best personality” by her classmates. She went on to become a registered nurse at the Monmouth Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, foreshadowing a lifetime devoted to caring for others. Her first nursing job was in Philadelphia where she met the love of her life, Philip Kind, Jr.