What inspires a person to give to Berea College? The values upon which Berea was founded resonate with those who believe in the dignity of work, the promise of interracial education, the pride in simple living, the value of educating men and women together, and the unique qualities that make Berea such a special place. For others, it is the College’s steadfast commitment to the Appalachian region—the people, culture, and heritage. The same things that attract alumni and friends to give to Berea inspire them to continue their generosity year after year. Learn what motivates a few of our donors to support Berea College and hear a few stories from supporters all over the world.