Friends and Supporters,
On July 21, 2023, our family companion since college, Pinki, unexpectedly took her last good girl walk across the rainbow bridge.
Pinki was not just a pet; she was a loyal companion, a source of endless joy, and a friend who stood by our sides through the highs and lows of life. She served as more than a pet, with both myself and Charlene in the military, she served as the constant heartbeat of our family while either one of us were away. Her unwavering love and boundless affection brought immeasurable happiness to our lives, and her passing left an indelible void in our hearts.
Throughout her time with us, Pinki taught us the true meaning of loyalty, compassion, and the power of a promise. We shared countless moments of laughter and comfort, and in her eyes, I found solace and understanding. She was a constant reminder of the goodness in this world and the profound connection that exists between humans and animals.
The Pinki Promise Scholarship is our way of honoring Pinki's memory and the lessons she taught us. It is a promise to continue her legacy of love and kindness, not only within the confines of our home but also out in the world. Pinki's name will forever be associated with the pursuit of education and the hope for a brighter future as she pushed us to pursue more than we ever expected of ourselves.
This scholarship represents our commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others. Over the years, it is a pledge to support students in their educational journey, just as Pinki supported me through life's challenges. Through the Pinki Promise Scholarship, I hope to provide deserving individuals with the means to achieve their dreams, pursue their passions, and make a difference in the world.
Pinki's memory lives on in the smiles, laughter, and opportunities that this scholarship will create. I invite you to join me in this heartfelt endeavor, as we keep the Pinki Promise alive and ensure that her legacy continues to inspire kindness, compassion, and the pursuit of knowledge for generations to come.
Thank you for being a part of this meaningful tribute to a faithful friend who will forever hold a special place in my heart.
Berto & Charlene