The first gift I ever gave was $5. And it lit a fire in my heart

Anna Wales: “I want to ask, ‘What am I doing to make this a better place? How am I going to leave it better when I’m gone?’”

Anna Wales: Business relations coordinator, Arizona State University Polytechnic campus

My Story

Why I Give

What I Care About

“My contributions are a way of returning that investment that ASU is making in me. I have had an amazing career. I feel like the world has been my oyster,” says Anna Wales.

‘Why I Give’: Stories from ASU faculty and staff

ASU Foundation, one of Arizona’s oldest nonprofits, raises and invests private contributions to Arizona State University.

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