Polish Assistance

Polish Assistance
Polska Bratnia Pomoc

Rich in tradition, generous in compassion
Celebrating 60 years of providing assistance to individuals 
who are at risk or in crisis due to poverty, mental or physical illness

Polish Assistance - by the numbers

One
One individual has been receiving assistance since 1996

Two
Two oldest assistance recipients are 81 and 91 years old

Three
Three more applications were recently approved and more applicants
are already under consideration

Four
Four needy individuals have been receiving assistance for over 10 years

Five
Five individuals are living in the long term acute care hospitals,
the New York City’s safety-net providers of healthcare services
 
Fourteen
Diamond Street Fire Victims received assistance
 
$30,000
Was disributed to the Diamond Street Fire Victims

       

60 years
of helping the needy in our Polish American community

    
 
They all thank you for your support


60th Anniversay of Polish Assistance 1956-2016
60 years ago, a successful and philanthropic group of Americans of Polish heritage formed an organization to support World War II heroes who immigrated to America from Poland to escape communism. Today, a new generation of successful and philanthropic Polish Americans is upholding the tradition of providing assistance to individuals who are at risk or in crisis due to poverty, mental or physical illness. Their support enables our organization to bring stability to these individuals by providing basic needs for housing, food and healthcare.
 
Our main fundraiser is the annual Bal Polonaise. The first fundraising ball, was organized by Count and Countess Jan Dembinski, Maestro and Mrs. Arthur Rubinstein and the cosmetics queen Helena Rubinstein. The 57th Annual Bal Polonaise was held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the prestigious and magnificent Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The Plaza has been host to many of the Bal Polonaise fundraisers. We celebrated the 60th anniversary of Polish Assistance, our rich traditions, and most importantly your generosity and compassion for those less fortunate.

Mission Statement

To provide assistance, primarily financial, to persons of Polish origin who are at risk or needy.


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