Celebrating 20 years of giving with 20 heartfelt stories

Celebrating 20 years of giving with 20 heartfelt stories

Hear from Charles Schwab and Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, then meet some of our generous donors. These 20 stories illustrate what drives their giving and how they're making an impact. Since 1999, Schwab Charitable donors have granted over $15.8 billion to more than 172,000 charities.

Those who give are making a difference

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20 Faces of Schwab

  • Filling a gap in autism research

  • Uniting children and families

    Sharon and Gerry
  • Flexibility makes donating easier

  • Leaving a legacy without children

    Nishit and Farzana
  • Faith-powered charitable giving

  • Focused giving on higher education

    Doreen and Ralph
  • We share our family traditions

  • Engaging the next generation

  • How I'm bunching my contributions

  • Charitable giving became my career

  • Making an impact, enjoying retirement

    Lynda and Jim
  • Pooling funds can fuel annual giving

  • Giving more with appreciated stock

  • Turning a challenge into a tradition

  • Helping clients be more strategic

  • Turning prosperity into a life change

  • Giving back to our community

    Jennifer and Jim

We owe a heartfelt thank you to the donors, advisors, charities, employees, and business partners who’ve helped us impact communities since 1999.

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These testimonials, statements, and opinions are given by the individual(s) based solely on the person’s experience with Schwab Charitable Fund, not with any services offered by a third party, and may not be representative of the experiences of other advisors or clients. The testimonials are voluntarily provided and no compensation, free products or services, or any benefits were given in exchange for the testimonials. They are not indicative of future programs, services, performance, or success. Some statements have been edited.

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