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My Giving Story: Tre’ Scott ’15
September 11, 2019
When Tre' Scott ’15 left Duke as a wide-eyed graduate he knew what he wanted in a career. But in order to make it real, as easy as it sounds, Tre' needed to write it down. Continue Reading ➜
A family legacy for Duke Children’s
February 14, 2019
Pam and Gery Anderson are forever grateful for the care their grandson, Lachlan, received at Duke Children’s. Lachlan was prenatally diagnosed with what he calls a “special heart,” and after an inpatient stay and three heart surgeries, he is now a healthy, energetic seven-year-old who enjoys math and soccer. Continue Reading ➜
My Giving Story: Marie Giddings Parker
May 26, 2015
For Marie Giddings Parker ’60, her mother, Tonee, was a source of inspiration who instilled in her the value of creating opportunities to help people reach their full potential. In honor of her mother, she established a scholarship endowment to ensure her legacy lives on. Continue Reading ➜
My Giving Story: Blaine Paxton Hall
April 8, 2015
Duke University is a constant source of inspiration and connection for Blaine Paxton Hall M.H.S.-CL’07. In recognition for his deep affinity to Duke, Hall made two planned gifts to support the Duke School of Medicine and Duke Math Department.
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My Giving Story: Val Broadie
January 29, 2015
For 30 years, Valerie Broadie J.D. ’79, P ’10 has used the skills she acquired at Duke to do two things: Be a successful non-profit fundraiser and give back to the community.
Broadie is a life member of the Duke Law Board of Visitors and also a 2014 Alumni Award winner. Although her volunteer activities keep her connected to campus, Broadie says it was most interesting to see Duke through the eyes of her daughter Kristina, an undergrad who graduated from Duke in 2010.
Broadie recently created a bequest to support Duke Law School. She hopes that her gift will have a lasting impact for generations to come Continue Reading ➜
My Giving Story: Ray Tysor
December 3, 2014
Ray Tysor ’21 is remembered as a people person and a natural leader. He was an Eagle Scout who continued to support the Boy Scouts as an adult. He was a devoted member of his Methodist church, inspiring the congregation through his tithes and his teaching. He was a lifelong fan of Duke, a place he often said not only prepared him for his career in mortgage loans, but also made it possible for him to help others. Continue Reading ➜
Our Giving Story: The Tuckers
July 24, 2014
Here’s the biggest lesson Terry T. Tucker M.B.A. ’98, J.D. ’04 took away from Duke: Live life to the fullest—and live it in the most meaningful way possible.
“For a long time, I had this gnawing feeling that there was something bigger and more impactful I could be doing in my life, that I could be changing the world,” he said. “I saw so much suffering when I was young. So many people did not have a real opportunity to live their best life. I never wanted to be that person who was just going through the motions of existing.” Continue Reading ➜
My Giving Story: Rick Tigner
May 14, 2014
As part of our regular posts, we will be featuring “My Giving Stories” that center around short Q&As with donors who have included Duke in their long-term plans.
We recently chatted with Rick Tigner ’70, an investment advisor, art collector, and Duke Alumni Band member. He directed funds from his IRA to an endowment fund that benefits the Nasher Museum of Art.
This is what he had to say.
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