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Our deepest gratitude to the Friends of the Comité Tricolore.

Your donation is important!

It will be used to support an individual or a family in difficulty, especially when the impact of Covid-19 on the health of the most fragile, and the critical situations generated by the virus on the socio-economic level are unprecedented.

During the pandemic the Comité Tricolore has been very active in support of the Restaurants and food industry professionals through a series of programs and partnerships. Scroll down to watch our video.


Your donation is tax deductible as the Comité Tricolore (Tricolore Committee) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The Comité Tricolore is run by volunteers.


Give online

With one click you can give one time, or make a monthly pledge. You will be able to choose to donate to the Victor Obadia Fund, honoring the memory of our first President.

There are many ways you can helps us:
You can also send your donations by mail or by phone
Or through the Amazon Smile program (see below how you can participate)


Give by mail

If you prefer to send a check:
Make the check to The Tricolore Committee and mail it to:
Michel Laudier, Treasurer CT
2048 Great Falls Street,
Falls Church, VA. 22043


Give by phone

For cash or stocks donations please contqct our Treasurer at +1 571 271 5941.
We can work out the details with you.


Amazon AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support us every time you shop, at no cost to you.
Do you ever shop at Amazon.com?

If yes, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the Tricolore Committee (AKA: Comité Tricolore). Just click the link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-2095542 to be automatically directed to the Committee’s donation site. Or when you shop on Amazon.com, there is a message asking you to pick a charitable organization - type: Tricolore Committee.


Solidarity, tolerance and respect are the guiding principles for the charitable action of the Comité Tricolore.

Moral and financial reports are available by request.


Helping Restaurants and food industry professionals during the pandemic

The Comité Tricolore responds to individual requests for help from French people in sometimes very delicate situations, but we also want to build a partnership between local French restaurants owners or chefs and American impacted by the COVID crisis. Two projects in partnership with the French embassy are working in this direction: we are soliciting French restaurants or buying their services to provide food to caregivers and patients in DC hospitals and to homeless people in a shelter run by Friendship Place.

We are also helping Restaurants and food industry professionals through our network "Réseau des métiers de bouche". Watch our 14 minute film:

French Chefs of the DC area and food industry professionals tell us about the impact of COVID 19, how they survive while restaurants were ordered to close, how the food industry will look like after the crisis and what will they do differently if COVID 19 was coming back.

Video: © 2020 Comité Tricolore All Rights Reserved

The needs are there, and our French or French-American community will show solidarity with our host country.
The Comité Tricolore thanks you in advance.