Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation 
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Address: 17 Battery Place #210, New York, NY 10004-3507
Phone: 212.561.4588 Fax:
Web site: www.ellisisland.org Email: ContactUs@ellisisland.org

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In 1982, President Ronald Reagan asked Lee Iacocca, then Chairman of Chrysler Corporation, to head a private sector effort to raise funds for the restoration and preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (SOLEIF) was founded. The Foundation's fundraising drive sparked a dramatic response. The American people contributed more than $700 million (and counting!) to the repair, restoration, and maintenance of these two great monuments to freedom. All funds for the Foundation's projects have come from the American people — no government funds have been used.

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::Cultural Heritage::

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