Donor Stories

The University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. (UMBF), accepts private donations on behalf of the University of Maryland Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, the Health Sciences and Human Services Library, and the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry. Below are two important stories from alumni donors whose contributions help UMB carry out its mission and vision for improving the human condition, locally and globally. Click through to watch their video testimonials on giving to UMB. 

Establishing the Kitty and Chuck Tatelbaum Scholarship at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Establishing the Kitty and Chuck Tatelbaum Scholarship at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

In this video, legacy gift donor Charles Tatelbaum, an attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., introduces himself as an alumnus of the University of Maryland’s Francis King Carey School of Law. He also graduated from clown university — and always carries a clown nose with him to spread some cheer.

Making a Planned Gift Through Retirement Funds: The Elizabeth O’Connell Scholarship Endowment
Making a Planned Gift Through Retirement Funds: The Elizabeth O’Connell Scholarship Endowment

Legacy gift donor Beth O’Connell, MS '74, BSN '73, recounts her time at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, and how warmly she was received and encouraged to apply. Today, O'Connell continues to give to the nursing profession as a docent at the School of Nursing's Living History Museum.