"Never doubt that a
small group of thoughtful,
committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it is
the only thing that ever has."
Roger L. Von Amelunxen was a Customs Patrol Officer who was slain in 1980. His family started the Foundation in 1982 in memory of their son.
The Foundation is non-profit and incorporated in the State of New York.
The Foundation's purpose is to provide financial assistance
to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees and their immediate families nationwide. The Foundation's
administrative expenses are less than 3%. Since its inception, the
Foundation has disbursed over 5.2 million dollars to what is
now CBP and ICE employees and their families.