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When we asked some of our boys what they wanted to be when they grow up, we received some entertaining answers!

All gifts are tax-deductible.

Annual Fund Blitz

blitz /blits/ n. a sudden, energetic, and concerted effort, typically on a specific task.

Current Participation as of 9/29/21

Current Participation
Grade levels that reach these pie percentages by the end of Fall Break will win:


Jersey Dress-Down Day


Pie for Dessert at Lunch


Pie the Principals!
The grade with the highest parent participation gets to pie Mr. Sewell, Coach Fruitt, Coach Spain, and more!

Every gift matters, no matter how big or small.

Tuition dollars cover just under 90% of the true cost of educating a PDS boy.

Join Us: Make a Difference.

Today’s boys are tomorrow’s ground-breakers. One day, it will be up to them to make the world better. We’ll do our best to help them be prepared. That’s why it’s critical to build a foundation of problem-finding, mind-changing, idea-making, and good-doing that they can carry for their entire lives.
PDS is a special and unique school, and a PDS boy is far from ordinary. Your investment in the PDS Annual Fund helps the school remain at the forefront of education.

Giving Clubs

The Red and Blue Club
For Gifts of $1 to $499

The Ross Lynn Club
For Gifts of $500 to $999


The Cornerstone Society

All Gifts over $1000 
The Frank Norfleet Society
For Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499

The Lee Burns Society
For Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999

The Len Sumner Society
For Gifts of $5,000 to $7,499

The Anthony W. Dick Society
For Gifts of $7,500 to $9,999

The Robert J. Hussey Society
For Gifts of $10,000 to $19,999

The Head of School’s Society
For Gifts of $20,000 and above

How to Give

Give Online

Use our online form to setup a one-time gift.

Give with Venmo

Send your gift to @PDS-Memphis on Venmo.

Pledge Online

You are welcome to pledge now and pay later. Donors are welcome to make pledge payments in any number of installments. If you are interested in setting up an installment plan with the Advancement Office, please contact Kim Bridgforth at 901-842-4606.

Pledge via Text Message

You can also register your pledge via text message to 901-573-8130.

Give Stocks

If you would like to make a gift with stock, please call Kim Bridgforth at 901-842-4606.

Matching Gifts

If you are interested in securing a matching gift from your employer, please contact the appropriate personnel in your company’s Human Resources Department to determine procedure. Once your gift is made to PDS and you have submitted the appropriate paperwork, we will be happy to confirm the contribution with your employer.

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