Tag Archives: giving

Invested With Haverim

When Sam Thomas was a teenager, he felt certain his future was up in the air—literally. “I got my pilot’s license and really thought that was what I was created to do, to become an airline pilot. But what happens? I end up in low-paying pastoral work,” Thomas says, laughing. After graduating from Eastern Mennonite ...More

President’s Letter: ‘More Blessed To Give’

This issue, acknowledging and thanking our supporters for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, also features several donor profiles. Their stories of beneficence often began and ended with themselves: they had received great gifts in the course of their life and felt strongly about passing that gift that had so shaped and transformed them ...More

Development Directors Talk About Their Work

There is no question that the people and relationships make this work worthwhile. Having done this work at the same organization for almost 20 years, the relationships are what keep me going. I have gotten to know three generations in some families, with donors in each generation. I continue to be amazed at how much ...More

In support of convictions, couple gives generously

Loretta Miller Helmuth ’63 remembers a time when EMC faculty were required to wear “plain coats”: Her father, Ira E. Miller ‘31, was among them. In 1956 he became the second dean of EMC. Loretta also remembers faculty in cape dresses, black stockings, and prayer covering strings, and some years later, discussions about hair worn ...More