Events

A Historic Evening With Anne Frank’s Stepsister

Eva Schloss, the surviving 89-year-old stepsister of the famed Anne Frank, will share her stories about the Holocaust and its consequences at the Michael D. Rose Theater at the University of Memphis at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Tickets are available via the event website or by calling (901)... Read more »

Unknown Child Exhibit at Bible Museum On The Square in Collierville, TN

Bible Museum on the Square (BMOTS) Hosts Unknown Child Exhibit through October 26th, 2018. The museum hours are Tuesday - Saturday from 10AM - 5PM Address: 140 E. Mulberry Street, Collierville TN 38017 Phone: (901) 854-9578

Generation SC Homeschool Group

In its second year of HLMS students collecting Pennies, a local homeschool group, Generation SC, heard about the project and asked to join in.  Their involvement became integral to the completion of the project.  These dedicated students held car washes, carnivals and sold coupon books, just a few of their... Read more »

Horn Lake Middle School

In the Fall of 2009, Horn Lake Middle School teachers Susan Powell and Melissa (Swartz) Wheeler challenged their students to collect 1.5 million pennies, one for each child who perished in the Holocaust.  In 2010, MHEA Generation SC students joined the effort and after three and a half years, all... Read more »

Israel Festival

The Unknown Child, originally the “Pennies Project”, has been privileged to have a booth at the annual Memphis Friends of Israel Festival nearly every year since the Pennies drive began in 2009.  Both Horn Lake Middle School students and Gen SC homeschool students have worked the event sharing with Festival... Read more »

Exhibit at DeSoto County Museum:

The Unknown Child Foundation is grateful to DeSoto County Museum in Hernando, Mississippi, for providing space for the Unknown Child Holocaust Exhibit’s premier showing.  The Exhibit was on display from September 2017 through March 2018, during which time over 8,000 visitors, including many students, were educated about the 1.5 million... Read more »

Good Works Series Breakfast:

In 2014, a well-known, highly-respected Desoto County businessman, Rex Haynes, asked Unknown Child to become his first honored non-profit at a benefit he named “Good Works Series.”  This was held at the Landers Center in Desoto County and had many prominent attendees, including some from Israel.   Haynes passed away early... Read more »