Tributes - Honor and Memorial Gifts

Often we search for ways in which to pay tribute to dear family members, friends, colleagues, or for a special event. Tribute gifts—gifts made in memory of or in honor of—are a thoughtful way to remember this special person. Your donation can be designated for any area of work at the University of Maryland School of Social Work that is meaningful to you or to the individual you are honoring or remembering.

Your generous gesture serves as a caring homage while simultaneously advancing the school's mission to develop practitioners, leaders and scholars to advance the well-being of populations and communities and to promote social justice. Your sympathy and kindness today enable the possibilities of social work tomorrow.

To make a tribute gift please select from the tribute pages listed below or select the "Donate" button towards the top of the page. Detailed instructions about whom the gift is paying tribute to and where your gift should be allocated are greatly appreciated.

The University of Maryland School of Social Work is honored to share in your expression of love, friendship, and appreciation with your gifts. Thank you.

Individual tribute pages include:

In Memory of Geraldine (Gerry) Aronin
In Memory of Julie Drake
The Dr. Harris Chaiklin Scholarship Fund
The Kong-Jin Memorial PhD Endowment
The Leonard Press Scholarship Endowment in Clinical Social Work

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Supported by 48 Donations:

  • David F.
    With terrific memories of Gerry and her contributions to the School.
  • Richard B.
    I Gave $250
    Gerry was a peerless social worker who shaped the public welfare field and showed great passion and skill fighting for those less fortunate than she.
  • Ann L.
    I Gave $500
    In memory of Harris Chaiklin - teacher, coach, mentor, kindred spirit - all have meaning to us. But friend is the dearest.
  • Gerald P.
    Gerald P. '69
    In Memory--always remembered--often quoted.
  • Hanccock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy, Inc. H.
    I Gave $100
    Donation in honor of Harris Chaiklin, from the Hancock Center for Dance/Movement Therapy Staff and Board of Directors, Madison, WI
  • Amy R.
    I Gave $100
  • Eve F.
    In loving memory from a niece.
  • Richard B.
    I Gave $500
    Toward my pledge to support Harry's scholarship
  • Yuval N.
    I Gave $1,000
    Dear Harry, Congratulations on the award! We love you and hope to see you soon. Hemda & Yuval
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    Anonymous '86
    I Gave $1,000
  • Marvin G.
    Harry was a great, the great, intellectual guru of our monthly discussion group. The scholarship is a well deserved tribute.
  • Silhouette
    The Dinner Group honors Harry Chaiklin who managed to keep a bunch of lawyers and judges intellectually on our toes. We miss him.
  • Richard B.
    I Gave $1,000
    I gave in honor of Harry's great work on the history of the School of Social Work. No one could have compiled this nearly as well as he did!
  • Allan R.
    Allan R. '78
    Passionate social worker, inspirational mentor and great friend.
  • Michael  S.
    I Gave $200
    Harry Chaiklin: A real mensch. My privilege to know him.
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  • Alison  R.
    Alison R. '89
    I Gave $2,500
  • Richard  b.
  • patricia p.
    I Gave $100
    Rev. Patricia J. Payne, Class of 1971
  • Corey S.
  • Gloria A.
    Gloria A. '69
    I Gave $25
    Best wishes!
  • Walter D.
    Walter D. '69
    I Gave $200
  • Stuart F.
    Stuart F. '70
    I Gave $25
    I believe I was the only student who Dr. Chaiklin for an advisor, 1969/70.
  • David B.
    David B. '82
    I Gave $100
  • Richard F.
    I Gave $250
    Rich '67 Thanks for all you've done for the School & the profession.
  • Norma M.
    Norma M. '65
    I Gave $25
    Dr. Chaiklin made a lasting impression on each of his students.
  • sheila t.
    sheila t. '71
  • Carol L.
    Carol L. '73
    I Gave $50
  • Stanley W.
    I Gave $500
  • Iris  S.
    Iris S. '70
    I Gave $50
    Dr Chaiklin was a a challenging teacher who cared about his students. He had integrity, was honest and made you think broadly.