“The new residential colleges and expanding student body motivated me to make my gift for financial aid,” Ravi Goel ‘93 says.
“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.”
Airline pioneer Carlene Roberts Lawrence’s charitable annuities provided lifetime income to her and grew tenfold to fund an endowed scholarship.
“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.”
“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.
“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.