His enduring legacy of faith and love continues in his wife, Sara, and their 8 kids. Each of them is so special -- I hope you get the chance to meet them. They are thoughtful, passionate, intelligent, and the best of what our communities can hope for in the next generation.
Ways you can join us
But they need your help. There are three things we should all commit to doing.
1. Connect with them personally to let them know how much you care.
2. Be a mentor who is available to listen and guide.
3. Give to the kids' college fund.
Your gift will magnify Matt's legacy
24 thousand dollars isn't enough for even 1 of the Van kids, but together we can seed a college fund that will magnify what Matt started on this earth 8-fold!
Matt would have loved to find a way to set his kids' dreams in motion and knew this was the last big financial unknown to be solved.
"We got this, Matt!"
The truth is, they need much more than 24 thousand. If we can, would love to exceed this amount and raise the goal.
Matt's wife, Sara, will steward every dollar of your gift.
- Matt and Nye Peterson
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