Giving Societies

More than a gift. It’s a commitment.

Leadership giving has been a part of our success story for more than 180 years. It has helped Wake Forest grow from a regional college to a nationally ranked university and to do so without sacrificing the highly personal nature of an extraordinary institution. The Giving Societies recognize Wake Forest’s most generous and dedicated alumni, families and friends, all of whom have made a five-year financial commitment to any designation within the Wake Forest Fund.

“We’ve all been so richly blessed through the generosity of those who preceded us at Wake Forest. It’s now our time to pass those blessing on to those who follow in our footsteps.”

Arthur Orr (‘86) Alabama State Senator and Silver Society Member

“Our Wake Forest experience shaped our adult lives. Our Giving Society membership is both a thank you for wisdom gleamed and a gift to continue fueling Wake Forest’s remarkable Pro Humanitate spirit.”

Richard (‘86) and Susan (‘86) Leadem (P’18, P’22) Founders’ Circle Members

“Our commitment reflects our faith in Wake Forest’s leadership and our desire to provide resources to continue to innovate and build on the many strengths that make Wake Forest such a special place.”

Peter and Susan Brockway (P’09) Founding Members of the Old Gold Society

“Pressing needs and shrinking windows of opportunity demand flexibility. Unrestricted giving provides Wake Forest with the advantage of applying funds where they are needed most, when they are needed most. It’s one of the best gifts our University can receive.”

Hof Milam (‘76, MBA ‘91, P’00, P’01, P’04) Chief Financial Officer

Our gratitude is unrivaled. Raising a glass of the finest to Wake Forest Giving Society donors has become an annual game day tradition for President and Mrs. Hatch.


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