Giving Stories

Donors are very special people. Ours are no exception. Where others see problems, they see opportunities - using their personal resources to advance causes they care about and create a stronger community.

The Phyllis Z. Seton Fund »


Est 2015 by Charles and Diana Seton Wakerley.

The Dr. Miriam C. Birdwhistell Fund »


Est. 2015 by Nan Birdwhistell

PPE for CT Fund »


Est. 2020 for the purchase, shipment, and distribution of personal protective equipment for medical workers

McBride Natural History Scholarship Fund »


Est. 2019 by J. Michael McBride and Florence S. McBride

The Mary Kimbrough Webb Fund »


Est. 2019 by Jean Kimbrough Webb

The Linda and Kenneth Cohen Family Fund »


Est. 2019 by Linda and Kenneth Cohen

Palitz Family Fund »


Est. 2019 by Pam and Albert Palitz

Students Supported by Hillhouse Alum »


Between 2010 and 2019, more than 70 Hillhouse students received a Pergament scholarship thanks to Dr. Pergament’s gift of $1 million.

The Nina R. Horowitz and Richard A. Sussman Family Fund »


Est. 2019 by Nina R. Horowitz and Richard A. Sussman as a preference fund to support health, early-child education and families

The Jane Steidley Shaw Fund »


Fund for Women & Girls Volunteer Highlight: Former Advisory Board member Jane Shaw is leading by example with the establishment of the Jane Steidley Shaw Fund.

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