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You, the Temple donor, create the most important opportunities for the university community—propelling students to reach their goals, attracting extraordinary faculty members, and sparking the caliber of research that has Temple rising in the rankings.

We enjoy sharing the inspiring stories about what motivates donors to give generously, and about their satisfaction in seeing their philanthropy at work.

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Shaniqua Wallace

"This is about supporting each other."

As a freshman, Shaniqua Wallace, FOX ’17, didn’t “get” student giving. “I was already paying thousands of dollars in tuition,” she recalls, “and I saw no point in giving the university more money than I needed to.” However, she received quite a shock when she learned about Temple’s philanthropic efforts that benefit students immediately.

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