Remembering the True
Victims, Inc. (RTTV)
Remembering the True Victims, Inc. is a
501(c)3 non-profit. Their mission is advocating, through public awareness and
education, for victims of crime while never losing focus that those victims are the only
"true victims." This is done by providing heightened awareness of the far
reaching effects of crime. RTTV's history dates back to 1997 and they were
"officially" established with their non-profit status in 2001.
In 2006 RTTV went coastal by speaking in correctional facilities on both the
east and west coasts.
Press Coverage During April 2008 Presentation
"If there is no
victim - there is no crime"©
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is having knowledge or perception of a situation or fact. The fact is, there
are no “victimless” crimes; without a victim, a crime has not been
committed. For more information
To obtain an awareness bracelet send $3.00 along with your name and address
Remembering the True Victims
PO Box 4785
Silver Spring, MD 20914-4785
Remembering the True Victims, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Your
donation is tax deductible as fully provided for in the Internal Revenue
What Inspired the Beginning of
Making a Donation
List of Clients
and Presentation History
updated April 2012
Board of Directors
Grants and Honors Received
- Advocate for victims of crime through public
awareness and education
- To never lose focus of the fact that those
victims are the only "true victims"
RTTV provides heightened awareness of the far reaching
effect of crime. This is accomplished:
- Through impact of crime classes, held in
local, state and federal penal institutions, RTTV helps the offenders come to terms with
the effect their crime has placed on the victim, the victims family, their own
family and society.
- Through training classes for new recruits into
police departments and the criminal justice system, RTTV helps educate that crime has only
one true victim but has a far reaching effect on mankind.
- By offering information to the medical field
RTTV assists in developing a clearer picture of the after effects of crime on a victim,
along with more awareness into domestic violence.
- RTTVs web site (www.g-s-j.org) presents a realistic view of the impact of
crime through the eyes of a victim.
- Speaks in prisons, directly to the offenders
(Impact of Crime Classes), describing the far reaching effect of crime; along with
stressing that all of society becomes a victim of crime but always remembering
theres only one true victim.
- Works with states and local jurisdictions in
setting up impact of crime classes in their penal facilities.
- Maintains a web site that will offer a true
example of the far reaching effect of crime.
- Is a center for resources to support groups,
shelters, and provide assistance in the criminal justice system.
- Participates, in the education process of new
police officers, along with others in the criminal justice system to clarify the impact of
RTTV's board is made up of individuals that
are interested in seeing that ALL victims are recognized for the trauma they have
experienced. The board is comprised of:
President: Pat Lupson
Vice-President: Michael Honeycutt
Secretary/Treasurer: Bette Kundert
Directors: Richard Bright, Debbie Kempl, Frank L. Kollman, Esq., Brian Lupson
and Warren Lupson
Intern: Jessica Harris
Remembering the True Victims (RTTV) has been
honored with grants from:
- The CORA & JOHN H. DAVIS FOUNDATION,
- The WOMENS
PEACEPOWER FOUNDATION, Dade County, FL
- TOWSON UNIVERSITY (Corporate
Video, 1st place; Best of Festival, 2nd place), Towson, MD
RTTV thanks these foundations for the
validation given this non-profit.
RTTV has received the following honors from:
- Montgomery Country, Maryland honors RTTV with a proclamation for their work.
- RTTV HONORED by the American Correctional
Association (ACA) of first place for the
Remembering the True Victims' video.
On April 8, 2003 Patricia
Lupson, President of Remembering the True Victims, was presented, by Mary Ann Saar,
Secretary, State of Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, an
award in honor of her commitment and compassion as a victims' rights advocate! Click for Maryland State issued press.
To read the story that inspired the beginning of
Remembering the True Victims you can click here.
Involvement and/or membership by the Board of
Directors of Remembering the True Victims, Inc. is held in the following organizations.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Maryland Association of Nonprofit
Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Organization for Victim Assistance
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children
Pennsylvania Office of the Victim Advocate
Silent Witness National Initiative
One or more Board of
Directors hold positions on Maryland's Institutional Victim Advisory
Panel, Maryland Victim's Advisory Board to Parole & Probation, the Victims Advisory Committee to the American Correctional Association plus being
a member (one board member is currently serving and one board member
previously served) to Montgomery
County Victim's Advisory Board and the online support group Team Cares.
Monetary donations to Remembering the True
Victims are accepted. They may be sent directly to Remembering the True Victims, PO
Box 4785, Silver Spring, MD 20914-4785. Remembering the True Victims, Inc. is
a 501(c)3 non-profit. Your donation is tax deductible as fully provided for in the
Internal Revenue tax law.
For more information regarding RTTV e-mail by
Remembering the True Victims, Inc.
PO Box 4785
Silver Spring, MD 20914-4785