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

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

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

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