Established in 2015


Community Foundation Board Member Ben Freeland established this Fund so that friends and family could make memorial contributions to honor his mother’s life. A native of Lafayette, Indiana, Mary Eilene Freeland most recently lived in Fort Myers, Florida. Her lifetime achievements included being the valedictorian of her high school and being recognized as the first female Nissan dealer in the U.S. Distributions from this Fund will include support for ALS research.