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Why YOU Give

Paying it forward. Investing in your community. It's the right thing to do.  There's no one reason why you give to USF, but you and all of our supporters do share one thing in common: you trust us to use your donations to make a difference. 


Helping Veterans Transition

Her gift helps USF provide a pathway to success for student veterans.
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Easing the Way

Dan Johnson worked his way through college, and always thought it would be wonderful if students didn't have to work so hard to put themselves through school. Now, Dan and his wife, Tina, are taking action on that thought by supporting students in the USF School of Accountancy.
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An Eye Doctor with a Big Heart

According to Dr. Robert Fier, the real key to eye surgery is in the heart. Since the beginning of his career, Fier has generously given back his time and capital to help students and people in need.
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Young Alumnae Establish Scholarship to Pay it Forward

For these four alumnae, the scholarships they received as students sparked a desire to pass the gift on to the next generation of business women.
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A Bold Way to Connect with Young Alumni

Bulls of the Last Decade (BOLD) underscores the power of philanthropy and how important private support is to the university in transforming lives.
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Empowering the Next Generation of Engineers

Growing up, Chris Dennis always felt a strong sense of duty and honor. At 18 years old, he enlisted in the United States Navy, eager to serve his country and begin his career. Years later, that same drive would lead to a significant gift to empower the next generation of students at the University of South Florida.
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Capping the Campaign with a Gift from the Heart

After nine years and raising more than a billion dollars, the end of the USF: Unstoppable campaign was fast approaching this past June. Of course, someone had to make the very last gift when the campaign and fiscal-year books officially closed.
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