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Supporter Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • Hudd's Charitable Remainder TrustHudd's Charitable Remainder Trust
    Hudd is a native Californian. He's an entrepreneur and a God-fearing man. Growing up during the depression taught Hudd the value of a dollar, hard work, and perseverance.
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  • John Clancy's StoryJohn Clancy's Story
    John is a retired school teacher from Detroit, Michigan. But, even in retirement, John still finds opportunities to teach by helping his daughters homeschool their children.
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  • Bill and Becky's StoryBill and Becky's Story
    Bill and Becky Brown met at a Christian conference when Becky was 14 and Bill was 16. A few years later, they were married.
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Gift Examples

  • Gift Annuity for Real Estate
    Jonathan purchased a home many years ago for $80,000. The home has appreciated substantially over the years and is now worth $420,000.
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  • Bequests
    Joe and Anna have been faithful supporters of our organization over the years. Both of them strongly believe that it is important to support and encourage our mission.
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  • Tax-Free Sale
    Howard and Lynn were age 55 when they purchased some land outside of town, and they thought it would be a good investment that they could later sell.
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  • Fixed Income for Retirement
    After working for decades as a pediatrician in a small rural town, Patricia was ready to retire.
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  • Peace of Mind Gift Annuity
    Many years ago, Clara bought a home. Since she was so pleased with the home, she decided to buy stock in the company that built it.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    Gene and Carol purchased stock in a small medical service company several years ago. Now, Gene and Carol are looking for a way to save taxes.
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  • The Retirement Unitrust
    Mary grew up on a farm. When her parents passed away, she inherited the farm. Now, several developers would like to build homes on the farmland.
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  • Flexible Deferred Gift Annuity
    Lewis is a 54-year-old executive at a large healthcare company. He purchased company stock during years when the stock price was low, and now the stock has grown substantially.
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  • Part Gift and Part Sale
    Susan and Kevin bought their first home many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their children could spend their summers along the lake.
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  • Current Gifts
    As is the case with many families, there are times each year when Jim and Sharon focus their attention on gift giving.
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  • Deferred Gift Annuity
    Several years ago Larry and Allison invested $30,000 in what they believed to be an attractive stock. It turned out to be a very wise decision.
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