Philanthropic gifts tell stories. They are shaped by each donor to reflect personal experiences, beliefs and dreams. And gifts ignite change.


Ripple Effects

Penn Charter's tax-credit program facilitates impactful giving.

Stewarding the PC Community

Penn Charter acted quickly to develop a plan to keep our community whole during the covid-19 pandemic.

Closer Than Ever

Penn Charter’s singular investment of time, resources and attention to the How Far? campaign is paying off.

Strength in Numbers

Over the life of the transformative How Far? campaign, the Penn Charter Annual Fund has risen to meet and even exceed expectations.

A Hub for Hands-On Learning

The Somers Science Room in PC's new Lower School will be a space for curiosity and hands-on learning.

Impact In Your Lifetime

James M. Arrison III OPC ’60 joins the Pinehurst Society with a gift that provides multiple benefits.

Banding Together

This year, two OPC classes announced major collaborative gifts to the How Far? campaign that will directly support Penn Charter’s campus transformation. 

portrait of Dr. Joseph Shipon, wearing a dark suit and bowtie.

Jacob A. Shipon's three children and eight grandchildren name the new athletic training space in his memory.

Architectural rendering of concourse and climbing wall in Graham Athletics and Wellness Center

Leslie Stillwagon embedded in her plan for making a gift to the How Far? campaign a lesson in philanthropy for her three sons.

Trude Berg poses with her husband Franz Kaufmann

Franz Kaufmann OPC '63 names future lower school music room in honor of his soulmate Trude Berg.

Taking it to Another Level

The Kurz family predicts that the Graham Center will not only help Penn Charter develop student athletes, it will attract talented athletes to the school.

All in the Family: Gallaghers Honor Parents

Just as Penn Charter acknowledged their parents with Honorary 1689 degrees, the three children of Bill and Mary Gallagher have found a way to imprint their parents’ PC legacy. 

Small Numbers, Big Grit

Understanding the power of contributing to a team, the Still family gives to the Graham Athletics & Wellness Center as a team.

A Fond Memory

Douglas Connor Jr. OPC '88 has made a gift to the Graham Athletics & Wellness Center to name the new wooden bleachers in the Wrestling Room in honor of his parents, Doug and Corky Connor.