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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.

  • Jim and Louise Dunaway
    Jim and Louise Dunaway
    Jim and Louise, two retired math teachers, chose to give back to their alma maters, supporting students who wish to teach math, just like they did.
  • Doris Sullenger
    Doris Sullenger
    Doris Sullenger cared for others her whole life. One of seven children, and the daughter of Chinese immigrants, she became a caretaker...
  • William N. Beck
    William N. Beck
    Mr. William N. Beck graduated from Fresno State in 1952 with a degree in business. He went on to great success in wine marketing.
  • Col. Edwin J. Cook
    Col. Edwin J. Cook
    This retired Air Force Colonel attended Fresno State in the 1940s. This remarkable man served in the Army and Navy to finally earn...
  • Alpheda Knorr
    Alpheda Knorr
    Alpheda "Alphie" Knorr was a surgical nurse in Fresno who never attended Fresno State. No one is even sure if she ever visited the campus.
  • Pete Beiden
    Pete Beiden
    Pete Beiden is a legend in collegiate baseball...