November 2013

Thank you to all our friends and donors. It is you who make possible our continued good work in Stephen’s name. Happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving to all. May God Bless you all.

Happy Hanukkah to our friends and donors! Thank you for your continued support and especially for your remembrance of Steve.


September 2013 Annual Evening of Remembrance

The annual Evening of Remembrance on Saturday September 21, 2013 brought friends and family together to remember and honor Steve. Thank you to all who attended and to all our donors for always remembering. You have funded more scholarships to more students and you keep Stephen’s spirit alive in this world. We can never thank you enough. God Bless you, Dorry & Emily & all the Trustees of Stephen’s Fund

September 2013

WTC FLAG[1]                                              Too many funerals too many tears                                                                                       It seems like yesterday and not 12 years                                                                                   Hearts still broken or filled with regret                                                                                   They deserve to know we will never forget

2012 Donor Letter

Below is our 2012 Donor Letter which is mailed to our donors who prefer “snail mail”.

July 2012

Dear Friends:                                                                                                                 Reflecting over the eleven years since the attacks, I am so proud of all we have been able to accomplish in Stephen’s name. You have made this possible. Thank you.

This year we granted over $11,500 in awards to students. At the high school level, we awarded two students the eleventh Stephen K. Tompsett Award for Excellence in Math, Science or Technology (“Strive to Exceed Expectations”), two students The Stephen K. Tompsett Business Award (“Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork”), one student The Stephen K. Tompsett Information Technology Award (“Integrity, Quality, Continuous Improvement”) and two students The Stephen K. Tompsett Achievement Award (“Integrity, Strength, Insight”). The winning students represented Garden City High School, Chaminade High School and Regis High School. As we do every year, The Stephen K. Tompsett Award for Overall Excellence (“Kindness, Compassion, Leadership, Family, Faith, Academic Effort”) was granted to a senior from Our Lady of Mercy Academy. We recognized nine grade school students for Citizenship & Character, Leadership, Christian Values, Community Service and Honorable Mention.

In November 2011 Stephen’s Fund granted the first Stephen K. Tompsett Memorial Scholarship to a State University of New York student who is part of the Student Teach in Australia Program. Our scholarship winner is teaching in Queensland Australia and is blogging about his wonderful experience!

Through your generous contributions, Stephen’s Fund was able to continue paying tuition for a student attending private grade school in Queens, NY and we continue to support the Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation and St. Joseph’s School.

This month we release our re-designed website. Please visit us at and don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook at

As we struggle through these trying economic times your continued support of Stephen’s work is paramount. The Trustees extend our heartfelt appreciation for your continued support and I think you for remembering Steve.

Please visit our website and Facebook page to use your credit card or PayPal account to support Stephen’s Fund!

In Peace,                                                                                                                            Dorry Tompsett, President