The SladeChild Foundation provides the five essentials of life: food, clothing, shelter, education and medical care to destitute children worldwide. We apply 100% of your donation towards the care of the children. Since 1983, over $1.5 million dollars have been granted to help children.
IN MEMORIAM, DAVID C. SLADE
The Sladechild Foundation Trustees are very sad to announce that the Founder of the SladeChild Foundation, David C. Slade, of Bowie, MD passed away peacefully on Dec. 7, 2013, surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church in Annapolis, MD on Dec 21 at 11 A.M. Donations to SladeChild Foundation would be greatly appreciated in his memory.
Karen Slade, Trustee, has assumed Chairmanship, assisted by the Trustees, so SladeChild Foundation will continue providing 100% of donations to help children, providing food, clothing, shelter, education, and medical care.
David C. Slade was an accomplished lecturer, author, jazz piano player and sailor. He founded and served as chairman for 30 years for the SladeChild Foundation Charitable Trust. David used his love of jazz to promote the SladeChild Foundation through the many Dance Night Out and Jazz Piano Night musical events in the Washington DC area, raising money to support the SladeChild Projects.
David was a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, authored several books on the law of navigable waters, and was involved in several key constitutional law cases relating to the Public Trust Doctrine decisions. He served as Chief Counsel to the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere, and as General Counsel & Director of the Coastal States Organization in Washington, D.C. He testified before Congress on topics ranging from fisheries, environmental law, constitutional law and international law & affairs.