Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.
Read their stories below:
“Giving back to Bates has always been important for me. Bates had a huge impact on my life, and I want the college to continue to provide a high quality education and ever-increasing opportunities to current and future students. "
When Jerry Davis and Gretchen Shorter arrived in Lewiston, Maine in 1957, they did not realize the extent of the transformative connections they would experience at Bates.