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The Five Foundation at a Glance

"Live your best life..."

CPT Connor J Bednarzyk, USA, Memorial Fund is a nonprofit charitable organization that strengthens the community through its social engagement, education, and fundraising.  Our focus is to encourage and assist individuals including, but not limited to, those who will serve, are serving, or have served our Country by enlisting in the Armed Forces of the United States while also aiming to motivate and instill leadership qualities in those same individuals in the memory of Connor J. Bednarzyk. The purposes of the foundation will include the implementation of programs, projects, and strategies to provide high school scholarships, grants to other nonprofit corporations aiding veterans with PTSD, and offer support to those participating in Ranger Training Phases.


Rangers Lead the Way

Connor Bednarzyk, 1992-2018

 CPT Connor J. Bednarzyk was an inspiring and proud product of the Buckingham Community.  He spent his elementary and secondary educational years in the Central Bucks School District and participated in local youth sports programs.  The encouragement and mentorship Connor received in his formative years provided him the foundation to follow his passions.  Connor was determined, hardworking, and a true team player.  As a student and Army Officer he embraced his Buckingham roots by demonstrating leadership, compassion, and inclusiveness.  As an Army Ranger, CPT Bednarzyk’s wise and humble character made him a natural and admired leader to those under his command.  A lover of music, Connor often  entertained his family and friends with the piano and guitar.  CPT Bednarzyk was killed on September 7, 2018 during a training mission near Ft. Benning, Georgia.  With full military honors, CPT Bednarzyk was laid to rest at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, reflecting his long-held wish to return to his native Bucks County.


Our History

The CPT Connor J Bednarzyk USA Memorial Fund was established in July 2019.

The Captain Connor J.  Bednarzyk, USA, Memorial Fund, dba Five Foundation, is an all volunteer  501(c)(3) public charitable organization.  

EIN #84-2219594.  3697 East Brandon Way, Doylestown, PA 18902

The  organization’s official registration and financial information may be  obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, within  Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

Board Members

Thomas Corrigan


Kevin Bednarzyk

Vice President

Erich Schmidt


Kenny B Bauer


Matthew Corrigan

Board Member

Peter Shull

Board Member

Chris Mosher

Board Member


Ruth Bednarzyk

Edward Bednarzyk

Steve Tilsner

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