North Shore recognizes gifts in the Annual Report by organizing them into various giving societies.
Live and Serve Society
Recognizing the School’s motto “Live and Serve,” these donors are acknowledged for their contributions of $25,000 and above.
Perry Dunlap Smith Society
Established in memory of the School’s founding Headmaster, this society welcomes those leaders who contribute $10,000 to $24,999.
Named in honor of the seven Heads that have led the School, this society recognizes individuals who give $5,000 to $9,999.
Representing the acorn on the School seal which symbolizes a student’s growth, this society honors those who make gifts between $2,500 and $4,999.
When established many years ago, this society was named to approximate the cost of operating the School for one hour, and recognizes people who contribute between $750 and $2,499.
Purple and White Society
In honor of the North Shore colors, this society recognizes individuals who make gifts between $300 and $749.
This society is named after our School mascot and acknowledges young alumni within 10 years of Commencement who have contributed up to $299.
This society recognizes steadfast individuals who have supported North Shore with a gift to Annual Giving for 10 consecutive years or more. These loyal donors embody the spirit of our School motto, “Live and Serve,” and have generously ensured the strength of the School’s future with their support year after year.