—Who We Are—

SUPPORTING THE ARTS, CHILDREN, AND EDUCATION THROUGHOUT THE DELTA AND BEYOND!

 

St. joe check copy

Supporting St. Joseph School’s Music program – (L to R) Esther Virden, Beth Mansour, Principal Paul Artman, Gwen & Steve Azar

Founders, Steve & Gwen Azar

The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation(SASCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation founded in 2006 by Steve and his wife Gwen to serve as a vehicle for charitable service and giving back to their communities through Steve’s abilities as a singer/songwriter and recording artist.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation is to raise funds for charitable organizations, particularly in the Delta region that aid sick, disadvantaged and abused children. The foundation also supports the promotion and growth of art and music programs within educational and cultural institutions.

Since it’s inception, the foundation has proudly disbursed more than $600,000 to many organizations. View recipients list HERE.


Delta Soul chairs, Beth Mansour, Esther Virden and Gwen Azar present 2 of the 4 scholarships to recipients.

Delta Soul chairs, Beth Mansour, Esther Virden and Gwen Azar present two of the four SASCF scholarships awarded in 2016.

Foundation Board Members:

Steve Azar, President, Gwen Azar, VP & Treasurer, Ken Purvis, Secretary, Fred Azar, MD, Joe Azar, Jr., Andrew Abide, DMD and Doug Murphy.

Delta Soul Committee:

Event Directors: Beth Mansour & Esther Virden

2017 Committee Chairs:  Cindy Abide, Nadine Hayek, Elisabeth Steele, Cassie Doolittle, Latrice Mahalitc, Kim Dowdy, Terri Lane, Liz Vickers, Billy Brozovich, Jr., Paige Suares, Andrew Abide and Danny & Charisse Oberle.

 


IMG_9915John Keen copyThe Delta Soul Celebrity Golf & Charity Event

The Delta Soul is a fundraising event held in Greenville, Mississippi benefitting the Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation.

This 3 day event, held during June is the main fundraiser for the SASCF.   Our mission is not only to raise money but to create an extraordinary Delta experience for our participants, sponsors and celebrities, many who come in from different parts of the country to enjoy golf and festivities highlighting the Delta’s rich musical history, fantastic southern food and superb southern hospitality.  This 3 day-3 night event which begins with a celebrity dinner at the legendary Doe’s Eat Place is a fun-filled music and golf extravaganza that you don’t want to miss!  Find out how to participate in the Delta Soul or donate to the cause HERE.

Past fundraising events include the Steve Azar & Friends Sports Challenge and Benefit Jam at BB Kings in Nashville and playing the celebrity Wheel of Fortune for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.


amazonsmileSupport The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation and the Delta Soul everytime you shop at smile.amazon.com!  Click Here to register.

 

 


igiveWhen you shop at iGive.com you get access to the over 600 brand-name merchants like Barnes & Noble, Neiman Marcus, Land’s End, Target and PETsMART – super savings and deals every day – and of course, free donations to The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation! Click here to join at absolutely no cost to you and then shop till you drop. We’ll appreciate it!