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At the Swiss Benevolent Society of New York, the passion to serve our members, non-members and community drives who we are and what we do.

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Every day. Since 1832.

The mission of the Society is to provide information and programs to its members, serve the needs of Swiss or Swiss-Americans of all ages and promote intercultural cooperation.

The Society's social service program offers services that are available free of charge to both members and non-members.

Since the inception of the various scholarship and grant programs, the Society's assistance with tuition payments has made a tremendous difference in the lives of hundreds of Swiss or Swiss-Americans and their families.

The staff is the most important resource of the organization. It is a dedicated and professional team who is passionate about its work.

The staff is supported by a supervisor, volunteers, consultants and many wonderful members.

The Society receives no government support, either Swiss or American. All of the funding comes from the generosity of the Swiss-American community. The administrative costs are kept to a minimum and the greatest possible portion of member donations will go directly into programs to help others.

The Swiss Benevolent Society of New York is a New York State not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. All contributions and donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.