Donor Stories

Ravi D. Goel ’93

Supporting the Yale Experience

“The new residential colleges and expanding student body motivated me to make my gift for financial aid,” Ravi Goel ‘93 says.
Tarek Ziad DC ’20

Making Yale Possible—The Fred A. Simmons Family Scholarship

“It is very profound to know that someone who graduated years ago has helped to make Yale possible for me. I am so thankful to Dr. Simmons and his family for giving me this chance.”
Carlene Roberts Lawrence

Rising to New Heights

Airline pioneer Carlene Roberts Lawrence’s charitable annuities provided lifetime income to her and grew tenfold to fund an endowed scholarship.
Bobby Gibbs ’10

Gifts That Go Further

“Every dollar helps, and it’s very important that young alums who are thinking about retirement take advantage of what Yale does to make these kinds of gifts go further.”
Dr. Stephen A. Cushner ’71 and Mary Schiavo

Why I Give

“It’s very easy to fall in love with Yale," say Steve Cushner. He has remained actively involved as an alumnus, especially through sports, and has supported athletics through charitable gift annuities and a charitable remainder trust.
Bishop Jane Allen Middleton ’78 M.Div. and Jack D. Middleton

A Joy in Giving

“There’s a joy in giving and a sense of satisfaction that we are making a difference for those who come to this life-changing place.” Bishop Jane Allen Middleton’s charitable gift annuities will support financial aid for the Divinity School.