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Share Your Story

Gifts to the College of Charleston have affected many people as alumni, friends, faculty and staff and parents. We encourage you to share the story of how making a gift or being the beneficiary of a gift to the College has impacted your life. Thank you.

Three helpful tips:

  •    Be personal. Speak in the first person. Share what's natural to you and be yourself.
  •    Be specific. Talk about why you chose to support the College or a specific school or department in particular.
  •    Use photos. Do you have a photo with a scholarship recipient? Or you on campus from days gone by? Send it to us.

Ready to begin? Clicking the button below will prompt your email browser to open you can share your story with us.

Other impact stories


Young Alumnae Giving Back

As members of the College’s 1770 Society, which recognizes donors who give $1,000 or more annually, Stephanie Rhodes ’13 and Victoria Ward ’15 are providing leadership and support in the areas of the College that matter the most to them – and staying connected to their alma mater in a meaningful way. Read story »


The Gift of Seeing Your True Potential

When Martín Gonzalez ’14 came to the College of Charleston as part of the Bonner Leader Program, his support network expanded not only to the CofC family and the Bonner family, but to the Goldsmith and Kerrigan families, as well. Read story »


Stitching Together a Culture of Giving

Rhonda Whiting and her husband have supported many areas on campus, including the history department, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Excellence Fund, the Student Emergency Fund, the College of Charleston Fund and the Parents' Fund. It wasn’t until her daughter Miranda Whiting Lank ’15 graduated, however, that Whiting combined her sewing skills and her dedication to giving back to the College – stitching together not one, but two CofC quilts for the Annual Giving Office to use as fundraisers. Read story »

Want to get in touch?

Carin Jorgensen

Director, Stewardship and Donor Relations

Phone: 843.953.5859

66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001