Why I Give

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Rich Shintaku '79

February 01, 2018
"It is my privilege and responsibility to support others as others have supported me as a first generation college student.”

Joseph A. Farrow

February 01, 2018
"It is an honor and a privilege to work here and be part of this community. So, I thought it was very, very important that I be able to give something back."

Jeri Bigbee

February 01, 2018
“Our dream is for the Jeanette M. Spaulding Memorial Research Fund to serve as a catalyst for the development of active programs of rural nursing research at UC Davis and beyond."

Peter Lee

February 01, 2018
"I hope my gift helps maintain the viability of a public law school committed to serving the public interest.”

Lisa C. Ikemoto

February 01, 2018
"It’s here that I can most easily partner with advocates and policy experts in the “real world.” And, I like contributing in ways that directly benefit our students and programs.”

Chancellor Gary S. May

February 01, 2018
“I give to UC Davis in particular because I share the same values as Davis."

Don Roth and Jolan Friedhoff

February 01, 2018
"If staff and faculty don’t participate, it makes it harder for us to expect those who are not part of our immediate campus family to participate.”

Becky and Stephen Griffey, DVM, PHD ’97

February 01, 2018
"I’m hopeful our contribution will help lessen the financial burden for some by providing a stable source of funding for individuals with broad interests in veterinary pathology."

Heather Hunter '96

February 01, 2018
"By giving to UC Davis, we are supporting the mission of the university, students and our next generation of leaders.”

Kevin Nosek '99

February 01, 2018
"I have seen firsthand the difference that giving can make for a program and department."

Kate Shasky

February 01, 2018
VIDEO: “When I realized I could pick where my money was allocated, where my investment went, I got excited because I could put my investment in to something I cared about deeply, something I wanted to support directly."

Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D.

February 01, 2018
VIDEO: I give to several places because there are so many causes at UC Davis that are worth supporting.

Hollis Skaife

January 30, 2018
“I focus my giving on the Master of Professional Accountancy program at UC Davis because I value professional education and the career options it provides."