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Impact Stories: One Gift Can Change Everything

Philanthropic investment can completely transform the heights students, faculty and researchers can reach. A gift can fulfill aspirations, empower talent and bring immense change to our university and our world. Explore our stories below to see the impact a single gift can create.

Join Us in the Fight Against Coronavirus—and Help Those Affected by It

ON THIS PAGE: How You Can Help | Why UC San Diego? | How We’re Taking On COVID-19 | UC San Diego Response to COVID-19 | Related Resources This is a critical moment in the COVID-19 pandemic, where individual

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An Active Life, Restored

Experiencing the benefits of highly specialized orthopedic surgery at UC San Diego Health   Sixty-five-year-old San Diegan Mark Collins enjoys meeting up with his hiking buddies once a week for a long local hike. Many

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San Diego Women Making the World a Better Place

Philanthropy is about more than giving money – it is about giving time, leadership and vision. And for women like Mary Ann Beyster, Carol Littlejohn Chang and Amina Sheik Mohamed, passion for education, underserved populations,

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Humble Beginnings Drive Generous Giving

A year before Sandy Timmons planned to go to college, her father lost his job in the aerospace industry. Any expectations Sandy had for family financial help to pursue higher education evaporated as a result.

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