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The Impact of Your Gift

1863 Society members are leaving a legacy that lasts generations—a legacy that guarantees funding for well-deserved scholarship aid and globally dynamic research. With your generosity, Boston College students have the potential to change the world.

In fiscal year 2017, 1863 Society members contributed 81 percent of the dollars raised by BC.

Fy17 Member Statistics

1863 Society members helped provide an unparalleled educational experience for our students, who remain grateful.

Joey Szopinski

“Receiving a financial aid package as generous as the one that BC put together for me has made all the difference in allowing me to attend the university. I’m so fortunate to be here, and I try to capitalize on every opportunity I have. Thank you for your generosity. I don’t take it for granted”.
—Joey Szopinski '17
Carroll School of Management

Hannah Yoon

“Financial aid from BC took away worrying about money and allowed me to focus on my classes and getting involved on campus. I’m incredibly grateful for the donors who have made this possible for me and countless others.”
—Hannah Yoon '16
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

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