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Don Mershon '66

Contributing to F&M is important for the same reasons that I also financially support my prep school, my graduate school and the university where I spent most of my academic career. I believe that…

Ed Schechter '78

F&M was home; professors, classmates and staff were all family. Collectively, my family and home provided the foundation for life: always encouraging me to live, learn and love. Giving to F&M enables me to…

Ethan Zimman '06

The reasons I give to F&M are actually rather simple. The connection I feel to my alma mater is one that I hope to pass down to future generations as an institution that prides…

Jack Shilling '89

I give to help F&M continue to grow and offer students the best academic, athletic, and social experience possible...this is the only way to continue to attract top notch faculty and applicants in an…

Joe Coviello '86

How could I not give? I attribute a great deal of my career success to the education and connections from F&M. I also realize that even though my parents paid full tuition, that did…

John Witmer '67

During my active working years, with focus on career and family, F&M frankly became a fond memory. Now in retirement, I've reactivated my involvement with the College. I've found that the F&M experience affects…

Joseph Teel '99

I give because my career at F&M would have been impossible without the scholarships I received. Coming from a family that could not afford to pay for my education, I would not be where…

Justin Mazur '97

I give to Franklin and Marshall every year because I understand that I’m supporting a brand in which I have already invested, by virtue of having it on my resume. My volunteerism with the…

Kate Soloman '13

Someone gave so I could attend F&M too. We're all a community!

Katie Berkey '05

The mission of the Girl Scouts of the USA is to always leave a place better than you found it. I hold this principle very close to my heart not only as an alumna…

Katie Rouff-Ward '99

There are many reasons why I give. Not only was my experience at F&M some of the best and most unforgettable years of my life, but the education and experience I received set me…

Lauren Johnson '11

I give as a way to say thank you to F&M for everything that it has done for us. F&M gave me lifelong friends. F&M gave me an education that I never thought possible…

Linda Cortese '90

I give to express my gratitude for the Lifelong friends I've made as a student and alum, the amazing faculty and staff - particularly Robert Russell and David Schuyler -- and to help ensure…

Marc Persson '00

The letters F and M to me are part of the word FaMily. The institution has provided me a wonderful education leading to a successful career and has allowed me a place to meet…

Mary Kate Boland '01

I give to F&M because I understand how important alumnae support is to the program I coach and I want my players to have access to everything that will help them be successful student-athletes.

Meghan Godorov '06

Giving to F&M each year reminds me of all of the fabulous memories I made while on campus! By donating, I help make those memories possible for others, especially the volleyball team. The student-athlete…

Michelle Reinke Neblett '00

I give to F&M because alumni before me gave so that my years spent at Dear Old F&M, and beyond, would be as great as theirs. We are forever part of the F&M community…

Randy Brown Laxer '79

I give every year for all of the expected reasons: I loved F&M when I was a student, I’m amazed by it now and I want to support its future. Alumni who came before…

Robert Smith '61,P'87

I made my gift to the Department of Biology this year. Its recommendation allowed me to be accepted into medical school, and ultimately influenced my entire career. I will be forever grateful.

Scott Solomon '04

When I think about my experience at F&M inevitably baseball memories is the first thing that comes to mind. F&M was my home but the baseball team was my family. A lot of the…