This Veterans Day, please join us in honoring our armed forces, both past and present. A member of our family has served in every U.S. Military conflict since the founding of our republic. The Scudder name is deeply entwined in this country's history, and we are proud...
Meet A Scudder
Creating a Multi-racial Democracy, The Scudders of Hawaii
The first Scudders to Hawaii grew up in India in the 1860s and 70s. As children of the second generation of American Scudder Protestant missionaries in British India, their parents were doctors and teachers offering alternatives to the Hindu caste system and Islamic fundamentalism with the teachings of Jesus. Scudder involvement in India continues to this day.
Calvin’s Crusaders In The Wars That Made America
We would like to share a review of this book written by one of our ‘distant’ cousins and current Foundation Board Director. living in Wiesbaden, Germany. David T. Fisher
Meet Meredith Scudder
2020 was the year that set Scottie Scheffler’s career into overdrive. He tied for fourth at the PGA Championship, shot 12-under 59 at The Northern Trust, and was named the 2020 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. It’s also no coincidence 2020 was the year he married his high school sweetheart, who just so happens to be a Scudder.
Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber
Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin Candy Bomber, dies Feb. 16, 2022: A Scudderoid” Whose Notable Legacy Began with Two Sticks of Gum. Lt. Gail Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber, gave hope and love to starving German children during the 1948 Berlin Airlift to counteract the Soviet blockade
CMC Vellore Foundation – Update
Recent Word from our friends at CMC Vellore Foundation is... CMC Vellore Hospital,President J.V. Peter, sent word to New York, that,"”Although the second wave continues to wane, albeit slowly in our region, we are on guard to ensure that we are prepared to face...
Edwina Scudder Youth
We are saddened to report the death of Edwina Scudder Youth in Levittown, Pa on May 15, 2021. She was born on August 2, 1934 in Huntingdon, Long Island to Edwin and Susan Scudder. As a child, Edwina developed a passion for medicine and received a nursing degree from the Columbia University School of Nursing in September, 1955. She became head nurse of the surgical department at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, and later at Mercer Medical Center in Trenton, New Jersey.
Your Family Needs You
So Do Our Friends in India For over 200 years the Scudders have provided direct medical care and comfort to the peoples of India. For over 100 years Scudder families have provided financial support to those medical services through the philanthropic efforts of the...
An Oration a 150 Years in the Making
The Scudder Association Foundation is proud to announce this year's Ida Scudder Humanitarian Oration, will be presented by Board Member and India Grant, Chair, Dr. James Taylor. Jim Taylor's road to the Oration invitation is a circuitous, and much like his legendary...
Like Father Like Son
Recently Rajaratnam Abel, contacted our President Charles Scudder, whom he met last year on the Scudder Foundation's bicentennial return to India. Abel was putting the finishing touches on his most recent book, Dr. John Scudder: World's First Medical...
A Road Trip Down Scudder Avenue, Literally
It all started with a phone call. What was going to be a simple outing to a car museum for my dad’s 79th birthday, turned into a deep dive into my family’s ancestry with several surprising connections along the way.
Scudder Board Welcomes Phoebe N. Flint
Please join us in welcoming Phoebe N. Flint, as our newest member of the Scudder Association Foundation, Board of Directors. Phoebe currently is working with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, as a Paralegal Specialist, Bureau of Competition. Prior to that...