Notre-Dame Cathedral (Paris)

2019 Grant of $2,615,527  In keeping with its tradition of responding to emergencies, FHS created its Notre-Dame Fire Restoration Fund the very day of the tragic fire and is proud to have the support of 3,359 donors from 40 countries around the world and the Lauder family and Estée Lauder Companies for a generous $2 million grant. In the 13th century, the cathedral towered over Paris and was the tallest structure in all of Christendom. It has inspired awe, reverence, devotion and called forth the highest achievements of the human spirit throughout the centuries. We are committed to its restoration and survival and amazed by the outpouring of support for this true treasure of all mankind. Read more...