In addition to giving of their own means, the Sanders have headed fundraising efforts for the campus.
Nearing their 40th wedding anniversary, the couple doesn’t have children, but they elected to leave a legacy in a way that will potentially impact thousands of young minds.
But to them, philanthropy isn’t about how much money you can give, it’s about service and a desire to help others.
“You don’t have to give $1 million dollars,” Sue Sanders said. “I think that’s what people think about with philanthropy, is a big check, but you don’t have to do that.”
This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of Southern Indiana Business Source. Pick up a copy at local businesses throughout Southern Indiana.