The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation (ABMF) is a New York-based non-profit organization established in 2012. Its mission is to safeguard the memory of Auschwitz-Birkenau through the preservation of its original artifacts and bringing education about Auschwitz to every American student. Under the leadership of its Chairman, Ronald S. Lauder, the ABMF believes that the existence of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, its authenticity, and its message will help prevent a reoccurrence of the hatred, racism, antisemitism, and xenophobia that led to the Holocaust.
The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation’s work consists of three main pillars:
Preservation of the authentic remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau