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

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

Creating change

Abdul and Alicia Yahaya give to create change.

Seizing the moment

Yami Sanchez gives to remove barriers for foster youth.

Investing in others

Jenika Hazelbaker gives to help her other students

One for the books

Throwing the book at high-cost resources

Ensuring the K-State Experience for All

Inspired to promote greater racial equity, Kurtis and Suzie Schultz created the Lucky Taylor Scholarship to support diversity within the classroom

Engineering the future

BNSF Railway gives generous gift to K-State College of Engineering

A modern image

JE Dunn gives to Project IMPACT and the JE Dunn Company Construction Science Scholarship in the name of equality and modernization for the construction industry.

Investing in the future

McCownGordon gives to several K-State colleges

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