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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • A Passion for Missions
    A Passion for Missions
    Spring 2019 - Each year, thousands of Baylor students participate in Missions Week, which brings missions organizations from all...
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  • An Opportunity For Success
    An Opportunity For Success
    Fall 2018 - As a young man growing up in Depression-era Port Arthur, Texas, George McCoy rarely traveled beyond the confines of the...
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  • Creating A Legacy
    Creating A Legacy
    Fall 2018 - Joel and Diane Allison exemplify the Baylor spirit. Prior to graduating with a BA in journalism and religion in 1970, Joel was...
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  • An Enduring Legacy
    An Enduring Legacy
    Spring 2018 - For Michael and Gail Attas, making a planned gift to Baylor University was a natural - and powerful - extension of their...
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  • A Passion for Helping
    A Passion for Helping
    Spring 2018 - As a young girl reading National Geographic, Marilyn Souchek (BA '68) would often ponder a fundamental question - "Who...
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  • Making A Difference
    Making A Difference
    Fall 2017 - As the daughter of a Navy officer, Kerry Crider Towle (BA '66) spent her childhood on the go. Every two years, the Criders...
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  • An Act of Faith
    An Act of Faith
    Spring 2017 - The stories of Ronda Dale Massey (BA, '68) and Preston Kirk (BA, '68) first intersected at Baylor, where the two...
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  • Touching the Hearts of Others
    Touching the Hearts of Others
    Spring 2017 - Tommy Minter (BBA '62) was a Baylor legend who never saw himself that way. Although he told his wife...
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  • For Many Years to Come
    For Many Years to Come
    Fall 2016 - According to Laurie Nielsen, when she and her husband got married in 1978, "we didn't have two nickels to rub together."
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  • Deep in the Heart
    Deep in the Heart
    Spring 2016 - For D.M. Edwards (BBA '76), an exhortation from former Baylor President Abner McCall became a personal mission statement...
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  • A Heart for Baylor
    A Heart for Baylor
    Spring 2016 - Twenty-five years ago, Baylor University established a special way to recognize and celebrate the generosity of alumni...
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  • A Source Of Inspiration: Couple Makes Gift To Advance Baylor Mission
    A Source Of Inspiration: Couple Makes Gift To Advance Baylor Mission
    Fall 2015 - Far away from their home in Texas, John (BBA '79) and...
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  • Standing Tall: Alumnus Makes An Impact On His Alma Mater
    Standing Tall: Alumnus Makes An Impact On His Alma Mater
    Fall 2015 - When the $18.1 million Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium...
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  • A Teacher's Heart Keeps Giving
    A Teacher's Heart Keeps Giving
    Fall 2009 - Being a teacher is more than merely teaching-it's about a remarkable spirit-a teacher's heart. Janice (BA '58, MS '61, EdD '74)...
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  • A Life of Sharing
    A Life of Sharing
    Fall 2013 - But one picture in particular would stand out. It's a photograph of Benegene Gann Kring (BA '66) - a rare woman among...
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  • The Roots of a Baylor Family Tree
    The Roots of a Baylor Family Tree
    Spring 2013 - Far away from the campus they called home for more than five decades, beloved Baylor physics professor...
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  • Giving to Generations
    Giving to Generations
    Spring 2013 - W. F. Bill (BBA '55) and Mary Ann (BA '54) Patterson were both Baylor students.
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  • The Hope of Generations
    The Hope of Generations
    Fall 2013 - When Laree Perez (BBA '76) hears her cousin's son, Giuliano Masci, rave about his experience as a Baylor freshman.
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  • Making Baylor Stronger
    Making Baylor Stronger
    Spring 2015 - For more than four decades now, Dr. David Mangelsdorff has called Army-Baylor home.
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  • Many Branches
    Many Branches
    Spring 2015 - A fourth-generation Baylor graduate, Sarah Lou (BBA '57) and her family are the epitome of the term.
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  • A Special Place - Trains, Games and a Baylor Legacy
    A Special Place - Trains, Games and a Baylor Legacy
    Fall 2014 - The house looks exactly like a train station with its eye...
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  • A Heart for the Future
    A Heart for the Future
    Fall 2014 - "We had a business school, but it didn't have its own building," Jack recalled.
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  • Race of a Lifetime
    Race of a Lifetime
    Spring 2014 - A self-admitted geeky introvert, Bertha Heard Dunlap's firstborn roomed off-campus in the non-pretentious Fifth Street...
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  • Leaving a Great Legacy - The Mattie Allen Story
    Leaving a Great Legacy - The Mattie Allen Story
    Fall 2017 - It isn't that surprising when someone who has fond...
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Baylor is such a powerful place. I never felt important or at home until I got here?
-Ashlyn McKenzie
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