Columbia Families Fund

The Columbia Families Fund is currently gathering donations to provide financial assistance to the spouses and family members of the seven astronauts who were lost in the Columbia space shuttle tragedy on Feb. 1.

The founder of the Columbia Families Fund, Joe Edwards, is a former astronaut who piloted the last American mission to the Mir space station. Edwards flew with Michael Anderson, a crew member on the Columbia, on a 1998 mission aboard Endeavour.

If you would like to make contribute to the Columbia Families Fund, please mail donations to:

Columbia Families Fund

c/o The National Science Center

One Seventh Street

Augusta, GA 30901

Credit card donations may be made by phone:


Ext. 5569 or 5551

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
You Might Also Like...
See It, Share It
PHOTO: U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston stopped a would be smuggler from bringing nearly 7 ounces of cocaine into the country in tamales, Aug. 22, 2014.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Real Housewife Phaedra Parks Lists Home in Suburban Atlanta
Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Phaedra Parks, has listed her 4,000-square-foot home with 5 bedrooms and 6 baths for $340,900.
In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
(Courtesy George W. Bush Presidential Center/AP)
Photo: While being a stay-at-home parent can beneficial, transitioning to a single income family can be difficult.
Lina Aidukaite/Getty Images