Ripple Effect Results

Dear Friends and Supporters of PiFO, We are so grateful for your participation in “The Ripple Effect” our virtual fundraising celebration, on Thursday, March 11. The “Ripple Effect” was broadcast LIVE from the Luis Palau Association in Beaverton, Oregon. Many thanks to our generous sponsors, our challenge gift donors, those who made a donation on…

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Celebrate with PiFO!

Dear Supporters of PiFO, We are excited about our virtual celebration fundraiser coming up on March 11th, “The Ripple Effect.” We believe the name, “The Ripple Effect” truly describes what happens through PiFO in prisoners’ lives, families, communities, relationships, and – inside the walls of the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI). We will begin our virtual event at 7pm…

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Victor or Victim?

Dear Faithful Supporters of PiFO, As we have all traveled through this crazy uncertainty of 2020, one theme has been consistently on my mind—are we victors or are we victims? “Victor” is defined in the Oxford dictionary as a “person who defeats an enemy or opponent in a battle…” A “victim” is a “person who…

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I am ready

Dear Supporters of PiFO, A few weeks ago I mentioned that all of our students in the second cohort (our Freshman class this year) had been transferred to the Oregon State Correctional Institution (OSCI) in preparation for the beginning of classwork. I misspoke. There are still some students who have not been transferred due to…

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