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Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share. Read their stories below:

An Interview with Frank Hilton and Alan Coogan: Why Supporting PSU with a Planned Gift is Important.

Frank and Alan have made PSU a beneficiary of their retirement accounts and are members of the Epler Society. Named for PSU founder Stephen E. Epler and his wife Ferne, the Epler Society honors donors who include the university in their estate plans.

[charity_name] Donor Allen Ray Sandstrom

Allen Ray Sandstrom

In 1964, when Allen Ray Sandstrom graduated from PSU with a business degree, he was the first in his family to earn a college education.

Evelyn Crowell [charity_name] Donor

Evelyn Crowell

Alumna and retired PSU librarian Evelyn Crowell supports three scholarships at Portland State.