Why I Give

Gifts of all sizes make an impact. These donors share why they answered The Call to Lead.

I love the stories embedded in the history of Dartmouth and am proud to contribute to sustaining this history of Dartmouth Hall.

Meredith Murphy

Dartmouth opened the world to me and gave me a desire to be the best me I can be.

Debra Roberson

I was a member of some of the worst baseball teams in Dartmouth's history. And yet as a group we remain close to this day decades after our days on the diamond came to a close. All of us have found success in our own ways and yet we continue to share a gift rarely found in today's "win at all cost" world - the gift of humility. May God continue to bless dear ol' Dartmouth and those who matriculate there for another 250 years. She'll keep you humble!

Brad "Boog" Blair

The experience I enjoyed at Dartmouth was affirming and transformative. I discovered my Call while at Dartmouth and this is, in part, why I feel Called to Lead.

Julie (Griffith) Meadows

Dartmouth was a wonderful experience for me. I had so many opportunities to learn, both in and out of the classroom.

Laurel Smith

My mother was a pioneer of women at Dartmouth, in the second class that admitted women, paving the way for all those who came after.

Kaethe Henning

I give because I have wonderful friends from Dartmouth that encourage me to give and live well. Also I benefit from living near Dartmouth and appreciate the arts, sports, intellectual engagement, Women of Dartmouth Upper Valley and the multicultural campus community.

Nicole

I gave so that the collective contribution of the Women of Dartmouth wouldn’t be forgotten. I gave to give a voice to the Women of Dartmouth - past, present and future!

Quave Burton

I give to be honored in Dartmouth Hall as a woman.

Anonymous

I loved my time at Dartmouth. As a history major, I spent many hours in Dartmouth Hall. I made lifelong friends and the wonderful education I received there enabled me to chose my own path forward in life. It continues to open doors for me. When I returned to campus recently for an admissions tour with my daughter - having sat through many at other outstanding colleges and universities - it was easy to see why I chose Dartmouth 30 years ago, and I would choose it again in a heartbeat.

Victoria Kanaley

A generous alum provided me with almost a full scholarship at a time when my family could not afford to send me to college. He changed my life forever. Dartmouth is always in my heart.

Jennifer L. Moore

I give because in spite of the deep pain I suffered at Dartmouth, I am deeply grateful for the education and the wisdom and the meaningful connections it has brought to me.

Anonymous

Dartmouth shaped me into the person I am and provided the environment to build life-long friendships with amazing people.

Michelle Duster

My experience as a student-athlete at Dartmouth, and my volunteer experience since graduating have inspired my giving. Additionally, the opportunity to be part of the unique alumnae-funded Dartmouth Hall renovation inspired me to give.

Cherie Comeau

Dartmouth has given me skills and knowledge to become successful in life, enabling me to give back to others with a sense of purpose.

Donnalee

I give to preserve an emblem of Dartmouth, a place where past, present, and future students have and will be able to continue to learn and grow. I hope the newly renovated Dartmouth Hall will be as cherished by future students as it was by myself.

Anonymous

My Dartmouth experience is one that I look back fondly on. Not only did I receive a quality education and expand my ability to think and analyze, but I also made wonderful friends and developed a network for life. More importantly, I found my voice there and, for that, I will ever be grateful.

Kimberly Malone '92

I give to ensure Black Women are loved, acknowledged and included in the voice of Dartmouth past, present and future.

Simone A. (McIntosh) Nicholas '92

Dartmouth gave me a true family and home for four years and now beyond. I love this place so deeply because of how it helped me grow, the wonderful friends it brought me, and the experience and education it gave me. Thank you, Dartmouth.

Acacia D. Hoisington

As a former tour guide I would tell people on my tour about the night Dartmouth Hall burned down and alumni came together to raise more than enough money to rebuild. Now it's my turn!

Anonymous

Dartmouth helped me establish a strong sense of my values by connecting me to the place, caring professors, and opportunities to dig into real-world problems.

Anonymous

Graduating from Dartmouth was one of the reasons that I was accepted into Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. Everyone in my medical school class graduated from an Ivy League. Later, as a surgery resident, I trained at Princeton University Medical Center. Now, I can proudly say that I am one of the only triple-Ivy League educated Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. And the truth is, it all started with Dartmouth--I never would have been where I am, without Dartmouth.

Arthur Desrosiers III, M.D.

I give because I love Dartmouth!

Melinda W. Fuller

I give to inspire future generations of women at Dartmouth.

Nicole Velez

I give because I love Dartmouth. I know that it helped shape me into the person that I have become. I have wonderful memories, even greater friends and an incredible education for which I am forever grateful. I give to Dartmouth so that the college can provide a love to learn to other women like me. They too will have the opportunity to have the “Granite of NH in their muscles and their brains.”

Dina Galvin ‘89 ‘93

Dartmouth changed my life - my time at Tuck shaped me into the person I am today, and has given me access to opportunities I could not have imagined growing up in rural Ireland in a school of 14 kids (total).

J Saoirse Brown

Most of my favorite people on earth are Dartmouth grads. I have friendships from my time there and friendships that I have made after leaving Hanover. I feel truly lucky to have attended Dartmouth because of these friendships.

Anonymous

I give because I believe future Women of Dartmouth deserve the same opportunities I had to thrive at our college on the hill.

Regan Plekenpol

I give to complete the circle of giving I benefitted from while I was a student at Dartmouth.

Kaia Borgen Moritz

I give to Dartmouth in honor of the alums before me who supported the school they loved and helped me to have the incredible academic and athletic experience I had. I also give hoping future Dartmouth students have an even better experience.

Martha Boss Bennett ‘89

I give to support women alums!

Sarah Jacobson

Ellie Mahoney Loughlin inspired my support of this particular campaign. Her tireless work on behalf of Dartmouth is awe inspiring. I might not have known about the Dartmouth Hall Renovation project except that I saw her Facebook post. Thanks for all you do, Ellie!

Betsy Aldrich

I gave in memory of a fellow NAD who passed away this year.

Anonymous

I received a fantastic education at Dartmouth.

Kathryn Selig Brown

The call for women to join together to support this cause resonates so strongly for me... my Dartmouth friendships, especially my female friendships, have been a large part of my life for the past 40 years. My friends inspire me with their accomplishments, motivate me with their energy and ideas, support me when I need advice or counsel, rejoice in each other’s lives. If one of us asks, we all respond.

Anonymous

My years at Dartmouth were formative and will always remain an important part of my life.

Christina Goodridge

I love the College!

Anonymous

Dartmouth Hall is such an iconic hall and so integrated into my Dartmouth memories as my freshman dorm was in Mid-Fayerweather. I will always associate my Dartmouth experience with stepping out of Mid-Fayerweather with Dartmouth Hall before me, breathing in the crisp air (wishing I had taken the time to actually blow dry my hair), then heading off to classes.

Debbie Beliveau

Dartmouth has opened doors through every avenue of my life - from my career to personal life. The world has become that much "smaller" because of my connections. My three kids now all want to go there. This year I'm choosing the research fund because my oldest daughter wants to go to Dartmouth and study science with the goal of either becoming a trauma surgeon or research scientist focused on biomedicine. She is very interested in research opportunities as part of her undergraduate experience.

Anonymous

I give because Dartmouth was definitely a road less travelled for a black woman of color who matriculated in the 70s. And it has made all the difference!

Jandel Allen-Davis, MD

Grateful for friendships formed with peers, for excellent academic program & challenges, and for the LSA program.

Anonymous

Dartmouth changed my life and gave me opportunities I wouldn't have had. I want to give back and help other students have this great experience.

Anonymous

Excited to contribute to the college's continued success in developing the leaders of tomorrow.

Marie-Hélène Thibeault

I give so that someone else’s dream may live.

Anonymous

I give to support women at Dartmouth.

Sheila Kay Cooper

What Dartmouth gave me—the friends, the experiences, the education, the relationships with professors—shaped my life so much for the good. Dartmouth provided access to a path which would not have been possible without her. For this I am and have been extremely grateful. It is the most natural thing to give in response to gratitude and appreciation.

Beth Johnston Stephenson

Dartmouth changed my life. My Dartmouth experience showed me the way to a whole wide world full of interesting opportunities, places & people and it gave me lifelong friends. Being in one of the first coed classes ('78) gave me useful lessons in how to navigate and operate effectively in the real world.

Jackie Kaiko '78

I am the first from my mother's side, who is 1/16 Native American, to attend college and am born from an immigrant father from Iran where women's rights are lacking, so this call to action from Dartmouth women really speaks to me. I would not be who I am today if it weren't for Dartmouth. The invaluable liberal arts education I received and the everlasting friendships I have made fill my soul. Dartmouth Hall was where I found some of my most inspiring classes and professors. I will be eternally grateful for my time spent there and hope that others will as well.

Sheila Bassiri Ahmed

Dartmouth College helped me to learn how to deal with seemingly impossible obstacles. I wanted to leave my mark on the institution that left an indelible mark on my life.

Renita Hall

Dartmouth gave me so much I feel it is my duty to give back any way I can.

Nina

I give to honor each and every African American woman or woman of African descent who was ever admitted to Dartmouth.

Regina Speed-Bost ‘87

I am forever grateful for my Dartmouth education and friends.

Ellen Sullivan Sen

I give to empower women at Dartmouth.

Anonymous

The first from her tribe to go to college, Stacey Coverdale hoped to go to law school and one day become the first female judge of the Shinnecock tribal council. She is loved and remembered by all those lucky enough to call her Friend.

Dana Beard

I give to support the development of the College on the Hill that has given me an unforgettable four years.

Anonymous

I give to continue the tradition that helped make my Dartmouth experience affordable...supporting current students, with the hope that Dartmouth will help achieve more equity in our society by recruiting and supporting lower-income students and rural students, and motivating them to "improve the human condition."

Peter Hofman

As an International student and a woman of color, I want to help shape the future of Dartmouth and make sure the College continues to be welcoming, diverse, and inclusive, for all of our students.

Qian Zhang

As an Olympic athlete, I chose Dartmouth in the hope of balancing my goals of becoming one of the best luge athletes in the world, while at the same time receiving a world-class education. I achieved both and loved every moment of my Dartmouth experience.

Cameron Myler

I give to say thank you for the wonderful education I received and hope that many more generations of women have this same experience.

NJ

Dartmouth was magical for me. I want it to be magical for others.

Allison Kate Miller

I give because Dartmouth helped me believe that "I CAN."

Crishuana Williams

I want to be a part of a greater legacy of women. And a few years from now, I want to know I was a part of paying that legacy forward.

Kendall Milender

As a member of the first class of women, I learned resiliency in the face of a difficult chapter in the College's history. This resiliency propelled me through medical school and into a fulfilling work life. For this, I am grateful.

Brita Reed

I couldn’t have experienced Dartmouth without the generous financial aid I received. So, I pay it forward.

Jere Mancini

I give because Dartmouth gave me the opportunity to give. Due largely in part to my Dartmouth experience, I am now able to hold my head high and make my wildest dreams come true.

Leslie E. Thomas

I give to keep Dartmouth growing and improving with the hope that the coming generations of Dartmouth students will have as wonderful an experience (or even better) than I did!

Amy Feldmann

Dartmouth College gave me a home thousands of miles away from home. It gave me a community that allowed me to grow and thrive, and a family that led me to accept a position as a current employee of the college.

Zoe Leonard

As a language major, I had classes in Dartmouth Hall just about every term. It’s a special building, iconic even, for those of us fortunate enough to learn there.

Anonymous

Dartmouth has given me better friends, family, and experiences than I had ever imagined.

Sunny Tang

I want the world to be a better place for all beings.

Anonymous

Alumni gifts funded more than half of my Dartmouth education - an education on which you really can't put a dollar sign. I am forever grateful and will forever give back where and when I can.

Anonymous

I want to pay forward to the Dartmouth Experience of others.

Anonymous

I give because that voice crying out in the wilderness is my voice. I give so that everyone will hear the voices of the women who explore that wilderness and the voice of the wild in all of us.

Lynn Noel

I give because Dartmouth will always be my happy place.

Mo Mac

I hope everyone in the Great Class of 1987 will donate just $87 in honor of our year to this project so that our iconic Dartmouth Hall can be brought to life for the use of the next generations of students!

Michele Cloutier ‘87

My daughter Edel D’22 called home yesterday to share that Cornell West is teaching her seminar on Racism and that only through feminine democracy are we going to save Mother Earth! We can not wait for Father Time to get things done and to protect and love one another and our planets.

Gretl Dupré

I give to ensure the beauty and promise of Dartmouth remains for generations of diverse students to come.

Myesha Jackson

I give to support the College.

Lisa Chau

I give to support the Dartmouth community and the opportunities it provided me and others.

Francesca Governali

I give because I know Dartmouth opened big doors for me.

Anonymous

I give in support of the many women of Dartmouth including my three sisters and niece. My father was a tremendous supporter of all of us and his alma mater.

Betsy Brew

I give to help others experience a great place to learn!

Christine Gates

Dartmouth gave me the experience of a lifetime. I grew up commuting by subway to school every day in NYC. It was truly a special four years to be in such a close-knit campus and being able to devote myself to learning, growing as a person, and meeting amazing new people. I’ll never forget my four years there and I’ll always be grateful for the generosity of this school, which allowed me to graduate debt free.

Anonymous

Richer in mind, body and soul for the Dartmouth experience.

Anonymous

Dartmouth changed my life, opened my world and introduced me to friends for life. It is an honor to support this effort.

Shari Hubert

I give because Dartmouth has given me so much, not only all the years that I was there but every year since through lifelong friendship, a powerful global community, and an unmatched education and preparation.

Sarah Hoit

I was in the first class of graduating women (1973). I never dreamed I would be so lucky as to have two daughters attend Dartmouth. Each share my love of this truly unique College.

Susan Gordon

Love the idea that women are taking the lead on this initiative. As a member of one of the earlier classes, it feels really powerful to be a part of saving a historical, iconic building which, when built, would never have anticipated women entering it, much less being its savior. I am so grateful for my Dartmouth education and the wonderful sisterhood it has created; happy to be able to give back.

Carol Davis

I witness every day that it is still difficult to persuade young women than they can achieve equal to or beyond their male peers. Sometimes women do work that should vault them beyond, and are still under-recognized. We should acknowledge always the need for safe, beautiful spaces for women (and men) to learn. I support Dartmouth's increasing success at being such.

Grace M. McGorrian

Dartmouth's liberal arts education allowed me to double major and study interdisciplinary fields. This contributed importantly to my ability to make a successful transition, from a financial investments career to pursuing a second act in a very different field: clinical psychology. Nowadays, I am dedicated to supporting and providing psychological services, mental health outreach, multiculturalism, diversity and inclusivity efforts. I am inspired to support others, in their educational pursuits, learning, and in discovering how they want to make meaningful difference in the world.

Dr. Cindy Lin

It is hard to pinpoint one moment, class, person, or experience that shaped my experience at Dartmouth. It is a collection of all of those things, and at any time, one might be more prominent than the other. But in terms of an image, a representation, of this excellent college, Dartmouth Hall stands out at the centerpoint. To paraphrase the words of one of my favorite professors, Bill Slesnick, Dartmouth teaches students how to think. That will resonate with me forever.

Davida (Sherman) Dinerman

Dartmouth is home.

Leah Threatte '01

My parents are immigrants to this country. I am an ‘87. My niece is an ‘11 and my daughter is a ‘21. We are a family of Dartmouth Women. May this tradition continue as we make Dartmouth a better place for all.

Julie Hubble ‘87

I am a member of the great Class of 1976. I grew up in Wisconsin, but from the moment I arrived on campus in September of 1972, I felt like I was Home. After graduating from Tuck in 1979, I lived in Chicago for a few years, but then moved back to the Hanover area and have been here ever since. My daughter, Hillary Joy Beach, is an '09. My husband, Terry Osborne, teaches in Dartmouth's ENVS department. We all celebrate Dartmouth's sense of place and cherish the beautiful natural world that surrounds it.

Mary Kay Beach '76 T'79

I believe that where I give reflects what I value. I value my education. I value my memories created at Dartmouth. I value lessons taught by Professor Irene Kacandes and Professor Catherine Randall in Dartmouth Hall.

Mary DiGeronimo Fletcher

I give because I love Dartmouth and had an amazing experience.

Liza

I was able to attend Dartmouth thanks to its generous financial aid. I am forever grateful to the College and want to give back, especially to help students like me, who couldn't attend a place like Dartmouth without generous financial aid.

Anonymous

The iconic Dartmouth Hall played a central role in my Dartmouth education, as a Spanish major, and I have many fond memories of it. I would love to see it remain in all its glory for future generations of the Dartmouth community.

Margaret Layman

It was a great privilege to be among the first classes of women at Dartmouth. I discovered so much about my God-given purpose and ability to make a difference "round the girdled earth".

Annie Vogt McCune

Dartmouth was a GREAT education!

Anonymous

As my kids prepare to apply to college, it makes me think about why I applied to Dartmouth and why it holds such a special place in my heart. I made lifetime friends at Dartmouth. I learned to think broadly, to tackle problems creatively, and to express my thoughts both in writing and verbally, clearly. I have had a variety of careers, and the skills I gained at Dartmouth have helped me to succeed in each. I tell my kids that my hope for them as they seek the college that is best for them is that they find a place that will feel like home forever.

Anonymous

Dartmouth set me off on a path to success in all areas of my life. I made lasting friendships and Reunions continue to remind me of the special bond all of us Dartmouth grads share! We are a fun group, especially Class of ‘89!

Brigid Herrick '89

I am deeply grateful for my Dartmouth education. The knowledge, skills and wisdom I drew from Dartmouth combined with the wide and deep Dartmouth alumni network have opened doors and created opportunities for me to impact social change and do the work I love.

Kim Anstatt Morton '91

As one of the most historic buildings on campus, it's vitally important to maintain Dartmouth Hall for the use and enjoyment of all. I have fond memories of language study classes there.

Kim Rosenau York

I give in gratitude for the wonderful friends I have from my undergraduate years, and appreciation for the fact that my life is continuously enriched by my interactions with members of the Dartmouth family.

Jennifer Hughes '79

I gave this time because dear Dartmouth sisters are uniting and pulling each other up and off the sidelines to care for an old friend: Dartmouth Hall. This old friend is also the most iconic building on campus.

Mary Green

I give to perpetuate the opportunities afforded me and promote continued growth.

Lisa Kahn

I give because Dartmouth provided me with not only a second home, but opportunities and friendships that have lasted my whole life. I want to honor the legacy of my fellow Dartmouth alums and provide the same experience for generations going forward.

Susie Hizar

My father Charles Drake was a professor at Dartmouth and shared his love for the College with our family. When I attended Dartmouth in the 1980s, I felt as if opportunity was open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, or orientation. My daughter in the class of '19 felt similarly and I hope my son will get the same experience if he attends next year.

Susannah Drake

My father was class of ‘52. My twin sister and I are class of 86. My son is class of 2022. While I loved my Dartmouth experience, there is no doubt that the school has changed for the better and become a nicer, warmer place than it ever was before.

Mimi Saker

As a woman of Dartmouth and as a beneficiary of the College's commitment to coeducation back in the mid-70s, I want to illustrate how dynamic institutions benefit from diversity both figuratively and literally.

Gina Barreca '79

I'm excited to support Dartmouth and all the amazing women who came before me, walked with me and will come after me!

Sue R. Levy

The impact that Dartmouth has had on the education of native professionals is unprecedented.

Mary Pavel

Our legacy is also important. We need to inspire future generations of African American students.

Angela Jordan ‘86

I want women to be acknowledged in Dartmouth’s history, and I especially want the contribution of Black women to be rightfully celebrated.

Erika H. Wentworth

Sandy Broadus and Monique Burns Thompson sent a message to women of color to contribute to the campaign with the idea of restoring Dartmouth Hall. I contribute in some way every year, but I was particularly moved by their message.

Moira RedCorn, D.O.

I give because my time at Dartmouth was one of the greatest experiences of my life. Additionally, Dartmouth has one of the most beautiful campuses I have ever seen. Donating to the renovation of Dartmouth Hall is almost a duty.

Anonymous

I am so proud of this school. How it has grown and supported my growth. The people and the mission are all working in service of the right things in this world.

Monique Burns Thompson

The amazing friends, mentors, and curiosity that I gained helped me become who I am today.

Rose Song Wang

Dartmouth helped me to grow into the person I am today.

Julie Zahniser

Dartmouth is a lifelong special community and place. The class of 1988 grows stronger together every year. Happy to join my classmates contributing to the restoration of Dartmouth Hall.

Liz Laszlo

I give so other women will have the opportunity to experience the myriad of opportunities Dartmouth has to offer.

Cynthia Terzakis Gakos

I believe in the Dartmouth experience.

David Steinberg

I give to continue the legacy of strong black women at Dartmouth: students, faculty and staff!

Sylvia Langford

Dartmouth has always been a place of pure possibility to me. Its rare magic should be available to the most deserving students around the world, not the ones most able to afford it. As an international student who relied on financial aid, I'm thrilled that Dartmouth will be offering need-blind admissions to students worldwide--and by doing so welcoming more bright sparks from all corners of the globe. A special place has found a way to be even more special. I'm eternally proud of you, Dartmouth!

Kimberley Tait Lowe '01

We have a daughter in her sophomore year, and making connections across disciplines has never been more important for the future of the world.

Steve and Bex Ragg

Over forty years later, I still have a vivid memory of elation as I drove up West Wheelock to the intersection of Main St and looked out across the Dartmouth quad for the first time. I was never disappointed, and consider those four years among the best of my life. I have gone many places and done many things, but Dartmouth is special to me. Although I have not been on campus in many years, the photos at the London Global Summit brought it all back in an instant. It is a small college, but there are those who [will always] love it.

Jay Alexander ‘83

I'm inspired by the increased commitment of Dartmouth/Tuck to Europe as exemplified at the Dartmouth at 250 Global Summit in London. Thank you very much for organizing. Let's make Dartmouth/Tuck an thought leader with an impact on the world.

Markus Koch

The people you meet and the lessons you learn in and out of the classroom stay with you throughout your life.

Judy Song

Smiling woman 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.

Erin Lansky ’12

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I treasure my Dartmouth experience and my Dartmouth friendships.

Carol Shaw

Dartmouth has been the single biggest influence on my life: from meeting my wife, to meeting my best lifelong friends, to sending both of our children to Dartmouth. I also worked throughout my career with Dartmouth alums.

Curt Oberg

I was a student from Greece on financial aid, and it was already hard enough for my parents to meet my tuition fees, so I never even dared suggest LSA or FSP to them. However, I saw how transformed returning students were. 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, and I hope for more students to experience this and "roam the girdled Earth".

Paula Miller '85

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Giving to the Dartmouth College Fund ensures that the Dartmouth experience is available to a wider group of students, students who will strengthen the Dartmouth community during their college years and beyond.

Steven Fried ’91 P’22

Education is the most important word in our language, in any language. It’s how we create leaders, grow our economy, and learn about other people, which nurtures peace. Education is the key to a better world.

Frank J. Guarini ’46

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Increasingly, America is divided by class and economic disparity. If I can help make Dartmouth more affordable for just one deserving student by supporting the Dartmouth College Fund, to me that's so important.

Peter Murane ‘87

As financial aid kids who both played varsity sports, we are proud to support both the College and our teams. 

Gary Rogers '77 & Jill Rogers '78

Dartmouth changed my life, opened up my world, introduced me to some of my best friends. I give so that other students can experience even a fraction of that magic, no matter where or what they came from.

Dawn Ellen Carey

A smiling woman stands on a tower balcony, with the campus below. 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.

Emma A. Mouzon ’18

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Financial aid helped me to attend Dartmouth so it is my pleasure and honor to give back to other students.

Kimberly DiTomasso

A smiling man wearing a suit in front of an urban skyline I was skimming an article in the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine about planned giving when I realized that adding Dartmouth to my will made perfect sense. Dartmouth will surely outlive me and when it does, I want my impact to live on through all the ways my bequest touches future students.

Nathan Bruschi ’10

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Giving back is a form of gratitude for everything Dartmouth gave me: my education, great experiences, cherished memories, and enduring friendships. To help facilitate this for others I believe is simply a way of saying thank you.

Stacy Branca '94

smiling woman outside I was a first-generation student on substantial financial aid. By making this gift, I hope I inspire other first-generation alumnae to support women students on financial aid. It was a huge stretch for me to go to Dartmouth, a very big sacrifice that my parents made willingly, and not everybody has that opportunity.

Trudy M. Muller ’96

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I gave this year, for the first time ever to Dartmouth, because at this point in my life I appreciate several of the special aspects of the College and what they've meant in my life. Specifically, I gave to the John Rassias Study Abroad Fund and to the Dartmouth Outing Club because I think those are two endeavors that make Dartmouth unique.

Tony Jones '90

I came to the United States for the first time on a full scholarship.... Every opportunity that I’ve had has come from that original journey, that was made possible by Dartmouth. The idea that I want to contribute back to the College is a natural one for me.

 Aly Jeddy ’93

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I strongly believe that everybody deserves the opportunity to attend Dartmouth despite her/his country of origin and financial standing if she/he is a strong candidate who'll return more to Dartmouth in terms of diversity and international exposure.

Carlos Blanco

Gathering with classmates at Moosilauke is an influential experience in the lives of many Dartmouth students, and there was an opportunity for us to help, so it was an easy decision.

Brian Taylor P’18,’20

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I donate to the individual teams I am most interested in, but giving to the Athletic Sponsors program allows the athletic administration to put funds where they are most needed or have the most impact. I love when our major sports win, but I am just as proud when any of our teams excels.

Paul Killebrew '67

I give back to Dartmouth because Dartmouth needs me. Dartmouth needs all of us.

Richard "Stretch" Cloobeck '88

I give to Dartmouth because I want to make sure that current students have the same wonderful experience and opportunities that I did. Dartmouth is the enduring institution it is because of the rich diversity of its student body, and the support that those who attend get from alumni during—and well after—their time in Hanover. I make annual giving a priority so that new classes can learn and grow at Dartmouth, carrying on old traditions and creating new ones.

Ethan Weinberg ’12

I choose to give to the DCF because Dartmouth enriched and changed my life while a student and has been a source of engagement and pride ever since. I support Dartmouth’s commitment to 100% need-blind admissions and giving and volunteering for the DCF is critical to achieving this mission.

Nancy Obler Kaufman ’89 P’22