All donors have a “why” — a personal journey that leads them to give back. As you get to know our donors and the stories behind their gifts, you might see yourself following in their footsteps.

Latest Donor stories

Dr. Elbie Loeb and his wife Ada Ramos

Inspired to pay it forward

Dr. Elbie Loeb and his wife, Ada Ramos, RN, created the first fund for the physician assistant program, inspired by the investment of K-State professors.

Living out philanthropy through activism

Inspired to by her time as a K-State Proud leader, Ariel Sinha incorporates this mission in her life today through art activism.

Why K-Staters give

Passion drives philanthropy, and our donors are passionate about K-State In our last issue of Good for K-State, we asked you, our readers, to share your “Why I Give” story. Many of you responded, and here are a few of those giving stories we think you’ll enjoy.

A passion for the Chisholm Trail

Ken Selzer gave to support award-winning book by historian, Jim Sherow

Changing the face of education

From the age of five, Dr. Eva Kleinpeter can remember her parents emphasizing the importance of education and hard work. Growing up poor in Layfette Parish, Louisiana, Eva began her education at Mouton Switch, a two-room segregated schoolhouse. Walking miles from her home to get to school, she recalls the teachers giving everything to help the students read and write.

Honoring mentors, encouraging diversity

Suzie Schultz gives to help educators make an impact.

Caring for Wildcats

Charlie and Debbie Morrison give to improve student wellness.

Providing the K-State dream

Lynn and Liz Lin give to honor those who helped him succeed.

Prepare for takeoff

Generous gifts allow K-State aviation program to soar to new heights

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