Why I Give

Donors share why they’ve made a gift to Dartmouth through The Call to Lead campaign.

The motivations for paying it forward are many and varied. Here are a few examples of extraordinary donors and their gifts:

Committing to Support Tomorrow’s Students

Emma A. Mouzon ’18

Emma Mouzon

The Gift

The Dartmouth College Fund

Its Purpose

To provide financial aid

Motivation

“I give because Dartmouth has given so much to me. I received financial aid all throughout college and want Dartmouth to continue to provide students with the opportunities to take full advantage of the Dartmouth experience.”

Appreciating the Alumni Network

Katie Vareika ’17

Katie

The Gift

The Dartmouth College Fund

Its Purpose

To support access to the full Dartmouth experience

Motivation

“I give to Dartmouth because it continues to give to me. I continue to meet new people in the alumni network who have become my friends, taught me new things, inspired me, and broadened my perspective on life.”

Broadening minds and lives

Paula Miller ’85

Paula Miller

The Gift

The John A. Rassias Study Abroad Fund

Its Purpose

To make life-changing study-abroad experiences available to all students

Motivation

“Even though our world is virtually more connected now than back in the early ’80s, I still think there is no substitute for human contact and interactions for broadening minds and lives. I hope for more students to experience this and roam ’round the girdled Earth.”

Supporting passionate, high-potential students

Erin Lansky ’12

Erin Lansky

The Gift

The Dartmouth College Fund

Its Purpose

To provide financial aid

Motivation

“My peers were my Dartmouth experience: I owe so much of my continued personal and professional success to the formative experiences alongside my mind-blowingly impressive classmates. I give to Dartmouth to support the College’s ability to attract and recruit the most qualified, passionate, and high-potential high school students. The absolute best deserve to be—and should be—the Dartmouth of today and tomorrow.”

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