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DFMS enters lease agreement with Children’s Defense Fund

February 12, 2018

An agreement has been completed between the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) and the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) to lease a portion of a floor at the Episcopal Church Center, 815 Second Avenue in New York City, NY.

“I’m very pleased to have the Children’s Defense Fund moving into this building,” commented Geoffrey Smith, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer. “CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot speak for themselves with particular attention to the needs of poor children, children of color and those with disabilities. The mission of CDF closely aligns with our own priorities and ministries.”

CDF will lease 2,921 square feet on the eighth floor of the Church Center.  This area is currently unoccupied. The lease agreement is for three years. 

CDF joins the Ad Council, the Consulat General de la Republique d’Haiti, and the Lyceum Kennedy School as tenants in the New York City building.

For more information, contact Smith.


Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer