Reunion Class Giving continues the tradition of connecting alumni to current students while enriching the Hotchkiss experience for all!

Come Back, Give Back 

Reunion years provide a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your milestone by supporting Hotchkiss and its community in a way that is meaningful to you. This is an occasion to reflect on the numerous ways that Hotchkiss has played a significant role in your life. During this milestone year in which you are being asked to “come back and give back”, your support of The Hotchkiss Fund is measured in two ways: total dollars contributed and class participation rate.

What Counts?

While all gifts made to Hotchkiss during the fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) are recognized in the Class total, we kindly ask that you make your gift or fulfill your pledge by June Reunion Weekend so that your thoughtful support is reflected in your class’s fundraising totals. Results for each milestone class will be announced during the State of the School Address on Saturday of Reunion Weekend.

Gifts directed to one of the eight designations within The Hotchkiss Fund have an immediate impact on the School’s ability to provide an exceptional experience for its community. From one-time gifts to multiyear pledges to planned and life income gifts, Hotchkiss offers a number of options to suit your financial circumstances. We invite you to learn more about the ways in which you can make a charitable contribution in honor of your Reunion through the links below.

Enhance Your Reunion Gift

Every five years, Hotchkiss alumni are asked to consider a gift above their usual giving level and are given the opportunity to establish a multiyear pledge to The Hotchkiss Fund to recognize and celebrate their milestone. By doing so, a donor may commit to a specific amount and fulfill the pledge over a period of five years. The full value of the gift is included in the Reunion year totals and announced during Reunion weekend! To invest in students through a multiyear or one-time pledge to be fulfilled by June 2024, please click here to start your pledge form or contact Nian Wilder ’86, P’17,’20, director of reunion giving, with any questions. 

In this year of celebration, you can show your loyal support and appreciation for Hotchkiss while addressing your own personal, financial, and philanthropic goals, both now and in the future, through the numerous planned giving options that are available to you. By documenting your commitment, the full value of your gift counts towards your Class fundraising goal. To learn more about estate gifts, life income gifts, and the Town Hill Society, please visit our planned giving page.  

If you prefer to support your Class’s fundraising efforts with a single gift during your Reunion year, please use the form below. You will find opportunities to set up a recurring gift, give in honor or in memory of someone, and/or increase your gift through your company’s matching gift program. 

To learn about additional ways to contribute, please visit Ways to Give.

Make Your Gift