Hi Oregon alumni,
First of all, I want to offer a HUGE thank you to alumni and families who have generously donated to the Inside-Out Center as we work to raise $25,000 (in order to receive a $25,000 matching donation) to keep the center afloat. Your generosity goes a long way to ensuring that Inside-Out continues to grow and thrive. Participation from Oregon alumni in this national endeavor is particularly vital because we are one of the national leaders in Inside-Out in terms of numbers of students who have gone through the program and alumni involvement. So, thank you, thank you, thank you!
Secondly, I wanted to update everyone on where we stand currently. As of yesterday, the Inside-Out Center has raised only $10,000 of the $25,000 it needs to raise by January 1, 2013 in order to receive an anonymous matching donation of $25,000. While the I-O center is humbled and deeply grateful for the donations we have received so far, there is obviously still a long way to go.
This money will be used for the the operations of the Inside-Out Center in Philadelphia (headquartered at Temple University, where Inside-Out began) which currently only has enough funding to last for the next few months.
I encourage you to donate if you can, and/or to encourage family or friends to give to Inside-Out this holiday season. You can donate online by going here: http://giving.temple.edu/insideout
Wishing all I-O alumni (Inside and Out!) a healthy and happy new year!
Inside-Out Alumna, UO