In 1924, nine-year-old Jackie Coogan raised more than $1 million in goods and cash for Near East Relief. Who was this pint-sized humanitarian?
A Near East Relief pamphlet from the 1920s asked the question, “Shall the Near East Have Music?” The answer was a resounding “yes.”
Near East Relief Bundle Day volunteers gathered sacks of sturdy clothing and shoes for refugees and orphans in the Near East. “The Bigger Your Bundle, The Bigger Your Heart” was a popular Bundle Day slogan.