Tilles Foundation

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The Tilles Foundation is a St. Louis based charity fund for orphans, dependent mothers, and poor college students. The foundation was originally named the Rosalie Tilles Nonsectarian Charity Fund.


Established in 1926, the fund was a Christmas gift from C. A. Tilles to the City of St. Louis and its people. [1] [2]


The foundation was established in 1926.

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  1. Carver 2002, p. 188.
  2. "Gives Million to the Poor" Cape Girardeau, Southeast Missourian. December 22, 1926. Retrieved on 21 January 2014.