Humanitarian Foundation


ABACA Grotto was formed in 1933 by Edward H. Cann. There were 125 founding members, who helped The Fredericksburg Rescue Squad purchase its first vehicle called the "Green Hornet".

Our Founder Edward Cann

For many years, one of its great fundraisers for was running the concession stand at the Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair. Funds are raised for our Dr. Smiles program, cerebral palsy, cancer research, denistry for the handicapped, and other charities.

*There are only two Grottos in Virginia, ABACA (Fredericksburg), and SAMIS (Richmond)*

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