Planned Giving - Judge Russell Society

Named for Menlo College’s legendary teacher and administrator, the Judge Russell Society serves to recognize those who are investing in the future of Menlo College through the use of lifetime and estate gifts.

Donors are eligible to belong to the Judge Russell Society by providing for Menlo in their estate plan through a bequest, or a deferred gift such as a gift of life insurance, a charitable remainder, lead trust or other estate financial plans.

All those who qualify for membership in the Society will, with their permission, be listed in the annual Honor Roll of Donors, be invited to Commencement and other major Menlo College events.

To become a member of the Society or if you have any questions please contact the Office of Advancement. The staff has developed a network of attorneys, accountants and financial services professional whos will be happy to assist you in fulfilling Judge Russell’s vision.

For more information please contact Bill Hopkins at 650.543.3935 or

“Menlo College has played a significant role in my life and Judge Russell was a huge part of it.”

James T. Rae, SBA ‘67