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About Our Donors

Donors who support the University of Rochester or one of its schools or units share a common characteristic—the desire to make a difference. Let some of our recent donors explain their commitments to the University in their own words:

Larry Bloch ’75


Larry BlochThe University's ability to thrive as a world-class institution—providing all of those wonderful benefits to our world—is contingent upon the support it receives from many contributors, including our alumni, parents, and friends. Giving to Rochester is a way of recognizing how much the University matters to so many. More...

Christopher Calo ’04, ’07 (MS)

Chirstopher CaloI give to support the aspects of UR that made my time there so great: a beautiful, green, open campus, chances to participate in exciting research, access to the latest technology and computing resources, and community-wide events that reinforce UR’s open and accepting culture. Learn more about the True Blue Society, University of Rochester's young alumni giving program...

Dr. Neil Hollyfield ’78D (PDC) and Nancy Hollyfield

Dr. and Mrs. HollyfieldWhen we heard about the Handelman Fund, established to honor Dr. Stanley Handelman with whom Neil studied in a residency at Eastman Dental Center in the late 1970s, we knew that we wanted to participate. More...

Kohl’s Cares for Kids

Kohl's CaresThis partnership between Golisano Children's Hospital at URMC and Kohl's department stores is a wonderful example of the strong ties between the University and the community we serve. More...