The Lucentra Foundation

Welcome to the Lucentra Foundation. Our primary focus is in serving the health, education, well being, and social service needs of individuals across the United States. We harness the passion our members for giving back to the community and bring positive change in the society.

The Lucentra Foundation was founded in 2012. The foundation partners with local organizations.
As the funding source for the Foundation’s philanthropy, The Lucentra Foundation supports a wide variety of nonprofits and runs several of our own programs. A substantial portion of our efforts are focused on two programs:

The 9/11 NYC Memorial Fund
The National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

Throughout the board member, management and employees; year, The Lucentra Foundation collaborates and supports opportunities to improve lives of our families, community and society.

Jack Cola, is an American entrepreneur; he also is the newly elected chief executive officer of the Lucentra group of companies, including the Lucentra Foundation. Mr. Cola is heavily involved and working with the many charities such as the New York City 911 Memorial Fund, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline and the Global Caring Organization.

Coming from humble beginnings, Mr. Cola understands the struggle individuals and families go through and how an aiding hand can go long ways. Thus, Mr. Cola directed his efforts to the housing market in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Teamed with a nationwide lender, he led a team to build a record high 186 homes in its 2006 fiscal year. He is the  recipient of many prestigious building awards as The Professional Major Builder Guild Award, American Contractors & Erectors Association Award, The World Builder Award and The International Coalition of Builders & Erectors Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mr. Cola also leveraged his extensive knowledge in consulting and developing talents to train Suicide Prevention Responding teams. Furthermore, he worked with Google to implement programs preventing placing individual on hold for twenty minutes when calling Suicide Prevention Hotline.

As a Marine Veteran and the recipient of the Combat Action Ribbon and the Purple Heart, Mr. Cola knows the great sacrifice men and women in uniform give to their families and society. Mr. Cola is working closely with the New York City 911 Memorial Fund to aid, support, and honor the 9/11 victims and their families.

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Updated: January 31, 2013