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"We give because Pacific is a part of our family."
" I had a really, really good education, and even more than that, I had a great mentor."
"I give to the success of my current and future students."
"Pacific is a great place to be, and giving back keeps me involved in the university."
“If it wasn’t for those who gave before me, I wouldn’t be able to attend Pacific.”
The grants support a scholarship for undergraduate students, as well as the replacement and expansion of the College of Optometry's mobile eye care unit.
A $50,000 grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund will help the Pacific University College of Optometry expand its mobile services with a new EyeVan.
Victoria Hampton '15 spoke at the Pacific University Celebration of Giving on Dec. 3, 2015, sharing her story of how a scholarship is helping her change the world with a creative writing major.
"There are people there who are willing to support you and help your dreams come true," says Mai Vo, a Vietnam-born student who dreams of becoming a pharmacist.
A family gift allowed Judy Mason '60 to attend Pacific University — and it changed her world. Mason has given back to Pacific for the past 20 years, hoping to create the same opportunities for others.