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Become a member of the Chapel Bell Society by setting up a monthly sustaining gift to Hamilton College.

Your gift is divided into manageable increments, which allows you to maximize the impact of your giving to the College while avoiding a large, one-time charge. As a member of Chapel Bell Society, you’ll receive benefits all year long.

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Benefits of the chapel bell society

  • Hamilton and Kirkland socksNew year, new gear. Chapel Bell members receive an exclusive Hamilton collectible every year.
  • Get cozy. Receive a pair of exclusive Chapel Bell Society socks when you establish your monthly sustaining gift.
  • Rep for less. 25% discount on Hamilton or Kirkland apparel at the College Bookstore (use on one item per checkout, in store or online)
  • Cheers. Free drink at The Little Pub during Reunion and Fallcoming/Family weekends, or any time you visit.
  • VIP treatment. We’ll waive your $10 event gift at Fallcoming, Reunions, Welcome to the City, and Alexander Hamilton Birthday Parties.
  • 1812, now within reach! With manageable monthly increments, you may consider contributing at the leadership level to join The 1812 Leadership Circle.
  • Set it and forget it. Donations are automatically deducted monthly from your credit card. Hamilton employees can opt for the convenience of a monthly payroll deduction.
  • It all adds up. To help you keep track, we'll send you written calendar and fiscal year-end summaries of your cumulative giving. (And no more solicitations throughout the year!) 

You can change or discontinue your monthly sustaining gift at any time by calling 315-859-4652.

Start taking advantage of these great benefits and make TODAY the day that you join the Chapel Bell Society. 

Sample yearly sustaining gifts

Monthly Payment Total Payment
$5 $60
$10 $120
$25 $300
$41.67 $500
$83.33 $1,000
$208.33 $2,500*

* Join The 1812 Leadership Circle with an annual gift of $2,500 or more. Membership for young alumni begins at $500 (1-4 years out), $1,000 (5-9 years out), and $1,500 (10-14 years out).

Chapel Bell Members

Your gear is here! New and returning Chapel Bell members, please complete this form to let us know which collectible item you’d like to receive. 

As a young alum, my recurring gift ensures that no matter how much else is changing in my life, my commitment to Hamilton always remains strong.

Alexander DeMoulin —

Class of 2012

Contact Information

Sydney Cross

Associate Director, Annual Giving
315-859-4656 scross@hamilton.edu
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