LAE Phone-a-thon and Annual Giving Supporting the Undergraduate Chapter

Lambda Alpha Epsilon maintains several funds for scholarship, education and leadership programming, operations, and long term savings. The funds are listed below. With the exception of the SAE Foundation Chapter Education Fund (CEF) #3350 “Don Farkouh/ Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund”, all donations can be made by check to LAE (see directions with each fund) or by donations through paypal (a 3% surcharge is applied). For donations to CEF #3350 “Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund” see the directions below on how to contact the National SAE office to donate.
If you decide to donate by check (which is recommended as 100% of your donation makes it to LAE), please use this form and send to:

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, Inc
c/o Mark Murdoch
24 Gulf Road
Somers, CT 06071

 
 

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We have sad news that Garry Cap, Class of 1975 suddenly passed away December 1, 2018. His son Jonathan is an SAE from University of Pittsburgh (PAXO) and is coordinating memorial services and interment in Glens Falls, NY on Dec 13th. Garry relished his time at 12 Myrtle Avenue making many life long friendships. He served as steward and on the LAE, Inc. house corporation board of directors. In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to our New York Epsilon General Operating Fund, highlighted below.
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General Operation Fund

The purpose of the general operating fund is to provide additional funding to the operations of LAE. Operations include subsidizing the renting of the chapter house to undergraduates, maintenance and improvement of property, subsidizing the cost of alumni functions and administration costs, and contributions to the Lions Fund. The Lions fund is the long terms savings fund of the chapter. The purpose of this fund is to provide funding for major house improvements and potentially a new chapter house. The Lion's Fund has grown to over $175,000 through donations, LAE planned contributions, and investement returns. Donations to this fund are not tax deductible. Checks should be made out to “Lambda Alpha Epsilon” or you can donate online.

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund

This fund has been created in memory of Brothers Don Farkouh and Mark Hier. These two brothers died in a tragic automobile accident in March 1989. The purpose of this fund is to annually award scholarships to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, fraternity participation, campus and community service, and scholastic achievement. Donations to this fund are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRC Code. Checks should be made out to “Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund” or you can donate online.

Stewart (“Skeeter”) Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund

The fund has been created in memory of Brother Stewart “Skeeter” Guild. Brother Guild died in a motorcycle accident in March 1993. The purpose of this fund is to annually award scholarships to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, fraternity participation, and the ability to exemplify the spirit of a True Gentleman. Donations to this fund are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRC Code. Checks should be made out to “Stewart Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund” or you can donate online.

James Michael Joly Zeal Fund

This fund has been created in memory of Brother James Michael Joly, who lost his life due a fall- related brain injury in January 2011, in order to remember his contributions to the chapter and with the hope that others will follow his lead in dedication to the ideals of the True Gentleman. The purpose of the fund is to grant annual tuition scholarships to Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s National Leadership School to undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter.  The James Michael Joly Zeal Fund Committee may annually choose to support alternative education initiatives that are also reflective of and commemorate James’ spirit, character, and life. The fund’s purpose is to provide support to educational initiatives, with a focus on initiatives that correspond to James’ passion for promoting the development of individual leaders and improving the collective responsibility of the undergraduate members of the New York Epsilon Chapter that are attending Rensselaer. Donations are tax deductible as described in section 170(c)(4) of the IRS Code. Checks should be made out to "James Michael Joly Zeal Fund" or you can donate online.

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarhip Fund (Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation Chapter Endowment Fund #3350)

The Fund has been created in memory of these two Brothers who died in a tragic automobile accident in March 1989. This Fund is administered as a Chapter Endowment Fund (#3350) to help fund the tuitions of undergraduate delegates to the John O. Moseley Leadership School or projects and/or endeavors deemed "wholly educational in nature." As long as the fund remains above a minimum of $5000, disbursements may be made. Donations may be made online at the SAE website or by calling Anna Gath at 847-424-3013. Be sure to direct the donation to the "Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Leadership School Scholarship Fund (Chapter Endowment Fund #3350)."

 

General Operating Fund

Don Farkouh/Mark Hier Memorial Scholarship Fund

Stewart "Skeeter" Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund


James Michael Joly Zeal Fund

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