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Momentum The Campaign For Our Community

Every Gift Makes a Difference

Your gift to the Williston Builds campaign makes an immediate impact—funding new programs, enriching our classrooms, transforming residential life, and preparing students to live lives of purpose, passion, and integrity. Every gift, of every size, matters, as together we build Williston’s future.

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Helping Build Williston's Future

Meet some of the generous individuals who are helping to propel Williston Northampton forward through philanthropy. In these stories, you will discover how Williston has played a role in the lives of our alumni, parents, and donors ultimately leading to the purposeful impact on our students, faculty, and campus.

Ted Babcock

Ted Babcock ’68

Supporting Financial Aid in meaningful ways

Sherrie Ann Gordon

Sherrie-Ann Gordon ’00

A fund in her memory ensures equitable experiences for Black students

Katie France

Katie France ’08

Directs her Williston Northampton Fund gift to support Financial Aid

Pat Bone

Patricia Bone ’65

Founder and funder of the Grum Project for artists-in-residence

Neils Gjertson
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Niels Gjertson ’98

The fund he and his brother set up supports the Caterwaulers

Haoshu Xu

Haoshu Xu ’13

Leadership Volunteer on Head’s Visiting Council

Linda Deckard

Linda Deckard P’87

Her past-parent challenge supports Founder’s Day, Williston’s day of giving

Peter World

Peter Wold ’67

His generous support helped complete the Residential Quad

Williston Northampton Fund

It’s easier to gain speed when you’re already moving. That’s where the annual fund comes in.

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Giving Societies

Our giving societies are just one of the many ways we thank you for gift, celebrating leadership, loyalty and legacy—please join us!

1841 Society

The 1841 Society recognizes our most generous and loyal benefactors who contribute $1,841 or more annually. Gifts to the 1841 Society account for more than 85 percent of the Williston Northampton Fund total.

Young Alumni Wildcat Club of the 1841 Society

Alumni 14 years or less out from graduation, are members of our Young Alumni Wildcat Club. We recognize and appreciate philanthropy from this new generation!

Green & Blue

Williston Northampton School depends on the loyalty of its community members. The Green and Blue Society recognizes donors who have given to the Williston Northampton Fund for two or more consecutive years.

Elm Tree

The Elm Tree Society honors those individuals whose generous legacy gifts will support Williston Northampton beyond their lifetimes.

EVERY GIFT SUPPORTS THE CAMPAIGN!

We aim to stand taller while remaining squarely who we are—helping Williston hold true to its values while emerging as the best possible version of itself. Through Williston Builds, we will double down in support of our remarkable students and faculty. We invite you to join the alumni and parents making a difference to our entire community as we imagine and build Williston’s future together.

All gifts to Williston, including gifts to the Williston Northampton Fund, count toward the campaign.