Peyton Tuthill at National Outdoor Leadership School
The Peyton Tuthill Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3)corporation founded by Pat Tuthill who was confronted with an unspeakable tragedy when her 23-year-old daughter Peyton was sexually assaulted, tortured and murdered by an unsupervised probationer who transferred from another state to Denver in 1999. The foundation provides assistance to victims of crime, scholarships to homicide surviviors, protection of victims' rights, and advocates for public safety through effective public policy. The Peyton Tuthill Foundation promotes safe offender re-entry into our communities to protect families.
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A Not-for-Profit Foundation for Victims of Crime
Please help with your support. Donate on-line or send a check to Peyton Tuthill Foundation
No gift is too small and makes a difference in the life of a youth.
Inmates Donating to Foundation for National Crime Victims' Rights Week
CD Proceeds will provide scholarships! Peyton's Song "Fly Away" and 6 others, A CD is available for a recommended donation of $10 plus $2 for mailing cost. Please contact us by email at email@example.com or use the donation tab to make a donation and provide an address where to send the CD. Thank you. Peyton Tuthill 2nd Hearts of Hope-a-Thon
Sponsored by Inmates at Hardee Correctional Institution
The 2018 marathon was a huge success. Results will be available the end of the month. Peyton's Song "Fly Away" and 6 others were written and recorded. A CD will be made and given to families participating. A special gift was presented to Pat that was handmade in the wood shop- a guitar. In 2016 and 2017 inmates, their families, and friends donated to the Foundation making it possible for 5 scholarships to be awarded.
Inmates from age 23 to 74 participated. The proceeds directly benefit young survivors receiving the "Hearts of Hope Scholarships". These gifts also fulfill the purpose of Restorative Justice by accepting accountability, providing a way to repair harm to victims, and for offenders to develop empathy. The Foundation is committed to turning lives around. Y
Please send contribution or pledge to:
PO Box 3144, Tallahassee, FL 32315 . Or go to the donation tab. Don’t forget to mention HCI & the marathon. Inmates are also using canteen pledges that will be converted to a donation. No gift is too small or too big. You may donate on behalf of a Hardee Correctional Institution inmate. Donations are tax-deductible; the Foundation is a 501c(3) charity.
Thanks to everyone who has supported the Foundation and our joint committment to helping a young homicide survivors reclaim their life in the face of tragedy! Congratulations to:
Megan BS - Licensed RN
Emily BS – Started Law School (Public Policy)
Alexandra BS - Environmental company project manager
Jessica BS - Human Resources – JP Morgan
Amber BS - Accepted into Law School and plans to be a prosecutor
Diana BS - Internship at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital
Whitney BS - Applied to Pharmaceutical School
Lauren BS - Elementary school teacher
Ashley BS – Health and Nutrition
Maddie BS - Accepted into Physical Therapy School Fall 2017
Savannah BS - Public Policy
Michael BS - Finance (Goal to work with disadvantage communities)
Applications for the 2019-20 academic year will be accepted beginning January 1, 2019. As of July 2018, $75,000 in scholarships has been awarded. This is only possbile because of the commitment, grassroots efforts,compassion of volunteers and generosity of others to help children whose lives have been shattered by violence and loss. Please click on this link and go to the bottom of the page to download the application. Click here for scholarships
9th Annual Wine & Cheese Tasting Benefit Coming Sept. 20!
Thank you to everyone who helped the make 9th Annual Wine & Cheese Tasting Reception. We owe success to our sponsors and friends who come out to support our mission every year to provide
Gold Hearts Sponsors: Synovus, Centre Pointe Heath and Rehabilitation, Leon County Sheriff, Lamar Advertising, Marsy's Law for Florida
Silver Heart Sponsors: Vector Security, Appriss
Red Heart Sponsors: Sweet Grass Dairy
Due to your continued support, 13 homicide survivors have receieved their college degrees and are working or in graduate programs (law, medicine, teaching, environmental, business) as well as community involvement to help others. Well done Friends of the Foundation - this is your Foundation and would not be possible without your compassion and generosity!
National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2nd Annual Race for Justice
2019 National Crime Victims Rights’ Week 2nd Annual Race for Justice – 1 Mile Walk. Sunday, April 7th at Cascade Park,S Tallahassee, FL. Details comimg in February 2019
Link to Track Offender Relocation
Click here pwp.interstatecompact.org/PWP/searches to find an offender and information about the offender.
Search for an offender by navigating to the offender search area and search for an offender by name or state offender ID number. Only offenders who have completed their transfer will be displayed.
Search for an offender then click on the name of the sending or receiving state to see contact information for that office. Then contact that individual compact office to obtain further information about that offender.
The Foundation is represented as a partner and stakeholder on 2 of the national forms.
One is Emerging Challenges and the second is Ensuring Victims Rights and Services. A comprehensive report was released in fall 2013 and can be viewed at the Office of Victims of Crime website ovc.gov.
Pat Tuthill Receives the 2014 Ronald Reagan Public Policy Award from the US Attorney General Office and OVC
Pat Tuthill receives 2014 Ronald Reagan Public Policy Award in Washington DC from the Bureau of Justice Office of Victims of Crime of her commitment to see the implementation of a National Automated Victim Notification System. Click the link to see video tribute and read https://ovcncvrw.ncjrs.gov/Awards/AwardGallery/gallerysearch.html
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