As a graduate of Deering High School, Joe is a proud alum of the Portland education system. That's why he's promoting the Portland Education Foundation, an independent nonprofit 501(c)3 organization aligned with Portland Public Schools whose mission is to raise philanthropic support to enhance educational opportunities for present and future students in Portland's public schools. PEF Board and staff work closely with Portland Public Schools in order to identify opportunities for investment that will yield enhanced learning opportunities, and outcomes, for students. Learn more about this important local organization here, and please consider donating. As a product of the Portland school system, Joe thanks you!