Hamden Hall Country Day School

Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12
Planned Giving

Discover the Benefits of Giving Wisely

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Hamden Hall offers many creative opportunities to support our community. By making a Planned Gift, you create a personal legacy with longtime benefits to our school community.

From the photos above, you can view just a few of our community members who have thoughtfully considered Hamden Hall in their charitable giving. Alumni, current and past parents and faculty, and friends have all remembered the school with planned gifts – for a myriad of reasons.

As such, they’ve ensured that The Hamden Hall Experience will continue for future generations of students by supporting scholarship, academics, program enhancements, professional development, facility improvements, the arts, athletics, faculty, and technology.


Name Hamden Hall in Your Will

Make us part of your family. A gift through your will or estate is the easiest gift you can make today.

Our relationship with Ernie Russ took root in 1947 when he arrived on our campus to teach science. In the seven decades that ensued, Ernie would take on many different roles and have an impact on the lives of thousands of people. Our beloved Ernie remembered Hamden Hall with a planned gift.


Retirement Accounts: A Wise Charitable Gift

You can make a significant gift to Hamden Hall with retirement plan assets without adverse effects to your lifetime finances.

Miss Marjorie Stewart taught at Hamden Hall from 1940 to 1967 and later volunteered at the school in the library. Legions of students were impacted by her dedication to education and inspired by her passion for teaching. In 2006, alumni from nearly three decades joined forces to establish a scholarship fund in Miss Stewart's honor. Prior to her passing in 2014, Miss Stewart remembered Hamden Hall in her estate planning.

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Stocks and Investment Accounts: You've Planned for the Future

You receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer, no matter what you originally paid for them.

Alumnus Lloyd Ayer was committed to lifelong learning - the foundation of which was instilled in him during his days under the pines. Lloyd was a graduate with the Class of 1947 and stayed connected with his alma mater as a parent (his three children attended Hamden Hall) and as an alum, often helping plan his reunion and other events. Lloyd's planned gift to the school ensures that future generations of students will benefit from a Hamden Hall education.

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Hamden Hall Country Day School

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Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.