Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • Charitable Unitrust - Palmer and Norma Watson
    Palmer and Norma Watson live in the Taylor Glen retirement community in Concord, not far from where Palmer grew up in Richfield, N.C.
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  • Gift of Life Insurance - Dr. Mark Thompson
    Dr. Mark Thompson likes to stay busy. He enrolled at Wingate College and joined the Marine Corp POC at the same time. When school wasn't in session, he was on active duty in Quantico.
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  • Charitable Gift Annuity - Daniel and Dot Jones
    Daniel graduated from Wingate College in 1941. "I had happy years at Wingate," he said. "I got a better education in two years than many people get with a four year degree."
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  • Retirement Unitrust - Sam and Sandy Welborn
    Sam completed his studies at Wingate after returning from Vietnam. He had heard about Wingate from the minister of a Baptist church in Winston-Salem.
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  • Bequests for Scholarships-Meredith Galvin
    Although Meredith Galvin left the Wingate campus as a student years ago, she continues to visit and remains an active volunteer serving on the Board of Visitors and the Board of Trustees.
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  • IRA Gift - Don Hill
    Don Hill retired as a pharmacist, but he didn't retire from helping people. After working as a pharmacist in New York and Charlotte, he settled in Charlotte where he had worked the most.
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  • Deferred Gift Annuity - Sam and Sandy Welborn
    Sam completed his studies at Wingate after returning from Vietnam. He had heard about Wingate from the minister of a Baptist church in Winston-Salem. "
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  • Don Taft
    "Anita and I changed our giving to Wingate University this year in a significant way."
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  • Ed West
    "My participation in having an IRA Rollover really came by accident. A notice came to me from..."
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