Human Services

Pendill Fund, Inc.

  • Tarrytown, NY
  • www.pendillfund.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.


This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission Statement

The Pendill Fund (PF), a public foundation, seeks to enhance the lives of disabled orphans and at risk children and youth in Russia through programs specifically designed to develop their spirit, mind and body. It fulfills this mission by direct involvement in the lives of these children, and through support of the best grass roots programs.

Main Programs

  1. JOINT PROGRAM WITH THE ALBRECHT INSTITUTE/HOSPITAL IN ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA AND TUFTS UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL, USA
  2. INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT OF DISABLED AND ORPHANED CHILDREN AND TEENS
  3. SECONDARY, VOCATIONAL AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR DISABLED CHILDREN AND TEENS

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Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Russia

ruling year

2005

Principal Officer since 2007

Self-reported

Mrs. Galina Pendill

Keywords

Self-reported

disabled children, orphans, Russia, education, rehabilitation

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EIN

20-3608945

Also Known As

PF

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Developmentally Disabled Services/Centers (P82)

AIDS (G81)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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JOINT
PROGRAM WITH THE ALBRECHT INSTITUTE/HOSPITAL IN ST.PETERSBURG AND TUFTS
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL

This
program helps disabled orphans to get the best possible medical help and a
chance to overcome disabilities and illnesses

 

Ø Seventeen children were operated on/provided
with prosthetic devices

Ø Currently 2 other kids are undergoing
treatment

Ø Another 4 kids are scheduled for treatment
in July 2009

INDIVIDUAL
SUPPORT OF DISABLED AND ORPHANED CHILDREN AND TEENS.

 

This
program is aimed at assisting individual children and teens by helping them
financially. This can range from paying for their prosthetic devices, dental
bills, surgery and other needed medical treatment as well as covering some
other expenses which help them get on their feet.

 

Ø In 2008 over 10 orphans/disabled children
and teens were provided with financial support/stipends.

 

SECONDARY,
VOCATIONAL AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR DISABLED CHILDREN AND TEENS

 

This
program is targeted to help disabled and orphaned teens obtain secondary and
higher education which will allow them to provide for himself or herself.

 

Ø PF has paid for the higher education
of Lyuba Ovchinnikova. She is disabled (missing her right leg), not an orphan
but comes from the extremely poor family. She is being raised together with her
siblings by a single mom, who is unfortunately very ill herself. She is an
excellent student succeeding despite her disability.

PF
supports Vasya Kurbatov, a future engineer, who is studying in Petrozavodsk
University; Sasha Pokhilko, a student of the Specialized Institute of Arts in
Moscow and Valya Shatalova, who is studying law at the Novgorod University.

 

 

EVPATORIA
– RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION OF DISABLED ORPHANS

         

This
gives the severely disabled orphans a chance to significantly improve their
health in one of the best rehabilitation centers of the Crimea.

 

Ø This summer 37 children were sent to
Evpatoria for a month. 

 

SUPPORT
OF GRASS ROOTS ORGANISATIONS AND JOINT PROJECTS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE LIFE
OF ORPHANS AND DISABLED CHILDREN AND YOUTH

PF
supports smaller grass roots organizations which share PF’s values and are
working to improve the lives of orphans and disabled children.

In
2008 grants were given to following NGOs:

 

ü   
Podval Center

ü   
Unforgotten Children

ü   
Center for Curative Education

ü   
Big Change

ü   
Detskie Domiki

ü   
Open Hearts

ü   
Life Line

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

JOINT PROGRAM WITH THE ALBRECHT INSTITUTE/HOSPITAL IN ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA AND TUFTS UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL, USA

This program helps disabled orphans to get the best possible medical help and a chance to overcome disabilities and illneses

Category

Health Care

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Budget

$200,000.00

Program 2

INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT OF DISABLED AND ORPHANED CHILDREN AND TEENS

This program is at assisting individual children and teens by helping them financially. This can range from paying for their prosthetic devices, dental bills, surgery and other needed medical treatment as well as covering some other expenses which help them to get on their feet.

Category

Health Care

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$10,000.00

Program 3

SECONDARY, VOCATIONAL AND HIGHER EDUCATION FOR DISABLED CHILDREN AND TEENS

This program targeted to help disabled and orphaned teens obtain secondary and higher education which will allow them to provide for himself / herself.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Budget

$10,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

Russia

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Operations

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Pendill Fund, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mrs. Galina Pendill

BIO

Founder of the Pendill Fund, Galina S. Pendill has over ten years experience of living and working in Russia with disabled orphans. Formerly, for over 20 years, Mrs. Pendill was a Russian-American conference interpreter and a frequent visitor to the Soviet Union. Once seeing the disabled orphans, without limbs, sight and parents, Mrs. Pendill decided to devote the rest of her life to helping improve their condition. The Pendill Fund finds strong support in Mrs. Veronica Atkins, the widow of Dr. Rober Atkins and expreses this by sayibg: "I'm proud of the way you're spending my money."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Galina S. Pendill

Pendill Fund

Term: Oct 2007 - Oct 2009

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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