Darwin D. Smith Memorial Fund

Darwin D. Smith Memorial Fund

From Sophia Richter

In memory of Darwin D. Smith, contributions will be donated to NEW VISIONS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, an organization dedicated to ensuring that all New York City public schools students have access to high quality education.

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about 1 month ago

Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

Today, 18 months after Principal Darwin Smith' passing on 02 April 2019, we donated the entire amount of your donations to New Visions for Public Schools (https://www.newvisions.org/).

Now, more than ever before, NY public schools need help to face the biggest crisis in history and meet the challenges of remote learning, teacher adaptation, student progress tracking and many more, for over 1 million public students in New York City.

Your donations are helping these goals: https://www.nycommunitytrust.org/newsroom/spotlight-reinventing-education-to-meet-the-challenges-of-remote-learning/

Thank you for your support.
Sophia

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In loving memory of Principal Darwin D Smith, an extraordinary father, husband, mentor and school leader.

An amazing person with a love for life and children was taken way too soon on 02 April 2019. 

We appreciate all the love, support and prayers from family, friends, colleagues, and students.

Darwin has dedicated his life to improving the learning conditions of students in New York City public schools. It was his wish that all New York City public school students, regardless of race or economic class, have access to a high-quality education that prepares them for the rigors of college, work, and life.

We chose the non-for-profit organization "New Visions for Public Schools" in New York City as the vehicle for carrying on his efforts.

All receipts, after deduction of administrative costs and non-covered funeral expenses, will be donated to this organization.

In lieu of sprays, please send us your greetings and make a donation in his name and spread the word amongst your friends and family members. Thank you so much for your continued prayers and support!

A golden heart stopped beating,

Hard working hands at rest

It broke our hearts to see you go,

God only takes the best

They say that memories are golden,

Well may be that is true,

But we never wanted memories,

We only wanted you,

Your life was love and labor,

Your love for your family true,

You did your best for all of us,

We will always remember you.

We sat beside your bedside,

Our hearts were crushed and sore,

We did our duty to the end,

‘Til we could do no more.

In tears we watched you sinking,

We watched you fade away,

And though our hearts were breaking,

We knew you could not stay.

Our lips cannot speak how we loved you

Our hearts cannot tell what to say,

But God only knows how we miss you,

In our home that is lonely today.

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Sophia Richter posted a new update:
about 1 month ago

Update #1

Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

Today, 18 months after Principal Darwin Smith' passing on 02 April 2019, we donated the entire amount of your donations to New Visions for Public Schools (https://www.newvisions.org/).

Now, more than ever before, NY public schools need help to face the biggest crisis in history and meet the challenges of remote learning, teacher adaptation, student progress tracking and many more, for over 1 million public students in New York City.

Your donations are helping these goals: https://www.nycommunitytrust.org/newsroom/spotlight-reinventing-education-to-meet-the-challenges-of-remote-learning/

Thank you for your support.
Sophia

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