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We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to Iowa State University. Here are their stories.

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Good Fortune Inspires Gift

Ron McLellan’s own gratitude as a past scholarship student at Iowa State motivated him to create the Ronald E. McClellan Scholarship, which benefits mechanical engineering students.

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Curiosity: Cornerstone of lifelong education and philanthropy

"I value my relationship with Iowa State…I chose to expand my philanthropy now because I am close to the age where you need to take money out of your IRA. I fund initiatives in experiential learning to make a meaningful contribution. I'm delighted to be able to do it."

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Belief in Iowa State Leads to Lifelong Passion for Giving Back

Generous Cyclone couple’s gratitude inspires legacy of giving.

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All in the Family

A decades-long legacy of Cyclone pride led Chuck and Mary Kiester to create a new kind of legacy: a gift in their estate plan to support the educators that make Iowa State one of the best schools in the nation.

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Evie and Deland Myers Help Keep Students on Track to Succeed

Evie and Deland Myers' Iowa State legacy will support future students of color as they work toward achieving their academic dreams.

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Affinity for Cyclone Athletics Kicks Off Student Success

A chance to play college football changed the life of Terry Voy. Now, he and his wife are giving back to help Iowa State student-athletes today and in the future.

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Loss Leads to a Plan

Losing their parents led Allison Hite Sheridan and her husband, Chris Conklin, to revisit their own estate plan – and consider the legacy they wanted to leave at places that matter most, like Iowa State.

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