"In the 1950's my father went to jail for being a member of the Communist Party. As a teenaged girl it was important to know that someone outside our own family cared what happened to us, knew that we needed emotional as well as some financial support. I know from my experience that the work you are doing is very important."
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"My daughters have suffered in silence throughout our ordeal. Even so, they have been our unrelenting cheerleaders. Your organization's generosity will allow them to be kids again."
"Our community requires an organization that aids children in this country whose parents have been targeted in the course of their progressive activity. Please join me and the thousands of RFC supporters who stand with those who resist."
"We were so excited when we learned that you had decided to give grants for our music lessons. It has been difficult to pay for them since our father lost his job. Thank you for recognizing how our dad was singled out for his stand against war, and for realizing music's importance to our family."
"What the RFC does is totally unique, lending financial and in many ways spiritual support to the people who lay everything on the line for the betterment of our world. It gives us a great sense of pride to be aligned with such a noble and vital organization."
"I want to express my thanks to the RFC for granting me a Carry It Forward award. Books are so expensive. The grant has really helped, so I can not worry and focus on my activism!"
"RFC is exactly what we need to do in other realms of our organizing- building long term infrastructure that makes it EASIER for ordinary people to be in the movement, to have relationships while they are in the movement, to have a fulfilling life while they are in the movement, and so on..."
"Thank you for making it possible for our family to attend the Children of Resistance commemoration. We are proud to be part of the RFC's 'beloved community'. Thanks again for your support, material and spiritual."
"At this time of economic havoc and as an 83 yr old living on a fixed income, I had to make some painful decisions about how I would allocate my donations. The one thing I did not have to think twice about was my commitment to the RFC, to which I had been one of the original donors."
"Thank you for the grant you gave me. I hate that my father is in prison, but I'm glad there's an organization like you who not only understands, but goes even further to help."