Founding Fathers Fund

When we saw the statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson covered in obscenities, smashed and knocked from their pedestals we were profoundly saddened and frankly embarrassed. We imagine you were as well.

This doesn't reflect the America we know and love. It doesn't reflect the America that is the beacon of freedom and liberty that has drawn countless people from all over the world to our shores. 
49552258_1594424640685677_r.jpegGeorge Washington, Thomas Jefferson and the Founding Fathers did more to advance human rights in more areas than anyone else in human history.

When we read that one of the masked vandals interviewed after toppling of a statue of Thomas Jefferson in Portland, OR (shown above) said Mount Rushmore is a travesty and questioned whether any human being should be made into a statue, we knew something had to be done. We do not believe this vandal's sentiment represents a majority of Americans, but we cannot remain silent and let this attitude fester without being challenged. *
49552258_1594424681632052_r.jpegWe’re raising money to help repair, restore or replace these cherished symbols of our history. We wish to look for ways to create new memorials and ways to educate the public on the inspiration found in our Founding Fathers.

Your donation to protecting our Founding Father’s heritage is a tax deductible gift (501c3 Taxpayer Foundation of Oregon). 
49552258_1594424734336183_r.jpegRepairing and replacing the statues is only a Band-Aid on the wound. To heal our country we need to remind Americans what makes the United States of America far and away the new home of choice for so many immigrants. No other country on earth attracts and embraces people from every corner of the planet who aspire to succeed in our economic system and participate in our just government. A place where, as Thomas Jefferson wrote, “all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”
49552258_1594424767135318_r.jpegPlease join us in this noble cause. We would be honored to add your name to our list of partners, supporters and Americans.

* Willamette Week, June 20, 2020 Link to the full interview

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 4 d
  • Dave Overby 
    • $50 
    • 4 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
  • Barbara Oliphant 
    • $50 
    • 7 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 10 d
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Organizer

Allen Alley 
Organizer
Portland, OR
Oregon Taxpayer Foundation 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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