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The Peace Corps holds dear the memory of all the Volunteers who have lost their lives while in service. Memorial funds, established by the Peace Corps at the request of a Volunteer’s family, allow friends, family, and others to donate to the Peace Corps Partnership Program in honor of the life and service of the Volunteer.

Memorial Funds

Emily Balog

All donations to the Emily Balog Memorial Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Paraguay.

Cameron "Cami" Burton

A native of Glendale, California, Cami served as a Health Volunteer in Malawi, where she worked at a local health center helping her community address malaria and preventable child and maternal deaths. She was also passionate about working with girls on ...

Stephanie Chance

All donations to this Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects around the world with a focus on gender, such as women's empowerment and girls education.

Danielle "Dani" Dunlap

Donations to this fund will be used to equip and outfit the "Mama Grace Memorial Clinic" begun by Danielle; once the clinic is complete, contributions will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Ghana for improving rural ...

Andrew J. Farr

A native of Irmo, South Carolina, Andrew served as an Education Volunteer in Mozambique, where he taught secondary school physics.

Prior to his Peace Corps service, Andrew wrote that in order to adapt to the Mozambican culture, he planned to “simply ...

Lena Jenison

All donations to the Lena Jenison Memorial Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Mozambique with a focus on science education.

Porter Knight

All donations to the Porter Knight Memorial Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Paraguay that focus on the environment.

Alden Landis

All donations to the Alden Landis Memorial Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Mozambique including those with an emphasis on healthcare and safety.

Robert S. Lehman

A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Robbie Lehman served as a community heath volunteer in Tanzania. He prepared for his service by working with those living with HIV/AIDS in his community and learning Swahili on his own.

Robbie lived a life of service. ...

Jeremiah Mack

Jeremiah Mack served as a construction volunteer in Niger, West Africa.

For nearly two years, he worked with local masons building homes and clinics using woodless construction techniques, in order to minimize desertification. Jeremiah’s characteristic ...

John D. L. Petersen

A native of Westborough, Massachusetts, John Petersen served as a small enterprise and entrepreneurship development Volunteer in Namibia in 2014. He worked at the local Community Skills Development Center, where he developed a close relationship with ...

Craig Pollock

All donations to this Fund will support approved Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in South America with a focus on Health and Education.

Kate Puzey

The Kate Puzey Memorial Fund was established to honor the memory and service of Benin Volunteer, Kate Puzey. This fund enables members of the public, as well as former Volunteers who have been inspired by Kate's story, to support ongoing work in her ...

David Ripley

A native of Palmetto, Florida, David Ripley served as a health volunteer in Rwanda. He worked at community health centers and read books to children regularly at the Kigali Reading Center. He was passionate about using technology to deliver clean water to ...

Shalin Shah

Shalin Shah’s commitment to service started long before he entered Peace Corps. Growing up in Southern California he was always looking to help people. In college, Shalin volunteered with UNICEF, serving as his chapter president during his junior and ...

Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens

The Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens Memorial Fund was established to honor the memory and service of former United States Ambassador and returned Peace Corps Volunteer, J. Christopher Stevens, who served in Morocco. Contributions to this fund support ...