Defend the rights of every American citizen by the safe release of Americans kidnapped abroad, particularly journalists and aid workers, and the support of American hostage families.

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Defend and promote freedom of the press worldwide. In particular, it strives to support the work of freelance journalists who cover conflict.

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The Foundation views the relationship between literacy and poverty as one of the central social justice issues facing the United States today. Access to high-quality education is central to the participation in a fully functioning democracy.

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November 2015 Newsletter

A MESSAGE FROM DIANE AND JOHN… October was such a wonderful celebration of what would have been Jim’s 42nd birthday. We sincerely want to thank the 2,000 people who participated in our first Foley Foundation 5K, whether in Rochester, New Hampshire or around the world. We had runners in Australia, Hong Kong, Tunisia, Paris, London, New […]

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