Philadelphia Jewish Appeal Drive Concludes with $4, 803, 366 Raised
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Philadelphia Jewish Appeal Drive Concludes with $4, 803, 366 Raised

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A total of $4, 803, 366, the largest in eight years, was raised by the Allied Jewish Appeal Campaign here, it was announced last night at a dinner here concluding the 1957 drive. The 1957 results surpassed the 1956 final figure by $500, 000 and the 1955 sum by $1, 000, 000.

Alex F. Stanton, general chairman of the drive, revealed that 10, 000 volunteers had participated in the campaign. Nearly 100, 000 Philadelphians contributed.

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  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund