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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.

  • Dreams Really Can Come True
    Dreams Really Can Come True
    Hiawassee, Ga., native Toni Sheppard has never been a stranger to Young Harris College. "I grew up hearing great things about Young Harris..."
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  • Young Harris College Receives $132,500 Gift from Foster Charitable Trust
    Young Harris College Receives $132,500 Gift from Foster Charitable Trust
    Young Harris College has received a $132,500 planned gift from the Foster Charitable Trust that will establish the Ralph O. and Johnnie Irene Foster Endowed Scholarship.
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  • Young Harris College Receives Gift to Name New Campus Center Banquet Hall
    Young Harris College Receives Gift to Name New Campus Center Banquet Hall
    Young Harris College recently received a gift totaling more than $3.35 million from the Charles Edwin Suber Foundation.
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  • A Gift of Education
    A Gift of Education
    When Jerry Vaughan, Ph.D., decided to honor the memory of his mother, Irma Crenshaw Vaughan, '31, he realized the best way to pay tribute was to support a cause very dear to her heart: education.
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  • Elizabeth G. Hall and Cheston A. Hall Faculty Fund and Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Elizabeth G. Hall and Cheston A. Hall Faculty Fund and Endowed Scholarship Fund
    Throughout her lifetime, Elizabeth Garrard Hall '32 maintained a firm belief in the importance of education and a strong commitment to Young Harris College.
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  • Generous IRA Gift Helps Fund Student Scholarships
    Generous IRA Gift Helps Fund Student Scholarships
    Young Harris College alumnus William F. "Bill" Roberts, '52, makes solid investments that help build lasting legacies. Since joining YHC's...
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  • Living a Good Life
    Living a Good Life
    Harry Gaines, '55, believes living a good life involves helping others to succeed and grow. He considers it one of his core values...
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  • A Solid Investment: <em>IRA Gift Helps Fund Student Scholarships</em>
    A Solid Investment: IRA Gift Helps Fund Student Scholarships
    Young Harris College alumna Margaret "Peggy" Thrasher, Ph.D., '59, firmly believes in supporting YHC through investments that build...
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  • A Legacy of Service and A Life of Dedication
    A Legacy of Service and A Life of Dedication
    When the $44-million Rollins Campus Center opens at Young Harris College in 2014, the third-floor student activities loft will bear the name of Mary Ripley Warren...
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  • A Gift From the Heart
    A Gift From the Heart
    For Sherrill Farmer Boone, '66, Young Harris College is more than just her alma mater—it's one of her great loves. That's why she decided to create a lasting legacy...
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