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Every gift, every year helps GW students reach their potential in the classroom, and in life.  The stories below reflect the impact of philanthropy on our GW community.

Becoming Our Best

March 07, 2019
This isn’t the first time new Athletic Director Tanya Vogel has rallied for the Buff & Blue. As a former GW student-athlete and women’s soccer coach, she knows what it takes to help athletes excel in their sport and in the classroom.

From Foster Care to Fierce Advocate

March 07, 2019
When Sacred Huff, JD Law ’19, aged out of the foster care system, she needed a new door to open up for her and her younger sister. At the 2018 Power & Promise Dinner, Sacred shared how that opportunity came through a George Washington University scholarship that has changed her future — and the way she views her past.

Why I Give Back

March 07, 2019
We are grateful for the many alumni who consider GW in their annual giving plans and provide essential support for scholarships, financial aid, and growth as an elite university. Read why Steve LaForte, BA ’86, JD ’93, prioritizes giving back to his alma mater.
President LeBlanc with GW students

Building Our Future Together

March 05, 2019
Growing up, GW president Thomas J. LeBlanc couldn’t afford college tuition. The proud recipient of a scholarship, he’s more passionate than ever about inspiring alumni generosity and helping more students reach their potential through an affordable GW education.
Photo of Colleen Connors and Howard Opinsky

Donor Valentines: Colleen Connors and Howard Opinsky

February 09, 2019
Given their academic interests and pursuits, it was inevitable that Colleen Connors, CCAS BA '91 and Howard Opinsky, CCAS BA '91 would cross paths at GW.
The Leibow family

Donor Valentines: Lisa and Phil Leibow

February 09, 2019
Lisa and Phil Leibow met in Thurston Hall in 1984 and have been married 29 years.

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