Donor Stories

  • A Win-Win Gift Annuity
    A Win-Win Gift Annuity
    Mike and his wife, Elizabeth, have long supported DeSales University, its mission, and its educational goals.
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  • Supporting the Mission Through A Bequest
    Supporting the Mission Through A Bequest
    Chuck graduated with a politics degree from DeSales in 1982. Since graduating, he has been an active and enthusiastic supporter of the University.
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  • A Bequest to Support His Alma Mater
    A Bequest to Support His Alma Mater
    David, a member of the first class at DeSales, graduated from the University in 1969. His experiences as a student inspire him to continue to support the school and its mission.
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  • Life Insurance to Support the University Mission
    Life Insurance to Support the University Mission
    For more than 20 years, Alvina and her late husband, Bob, have supported DeSales University and its students.
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  • Charitable Remainder Trust
    Charitable Remainder Trust
    Mary has long supported DeSales University, its mission, and its students.
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  • A Bequest to Help Future Students
    A Bequest to Help Future Students
    A 1995 alumna of DeSales University, Heather was inspired to donate to her alma mater because she remembers how the generous...
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Gift Examples

  • Capital Gains Tax Bypassed
    Peter and Gail were nearing retirement. Over the years, with the help of their financial advisor, they made solid investments in securities.
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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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  • 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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  • A Bequest to Further Good Work
    Nancy and David were dedicated volunteers. Over the years, they had seen many individuals helped by the good work of their favorite charity.
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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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  • A Bequest to Save Taxes
    Thomas was a widower who had a great love for our organization. As an individual who had directly benefited from our work.
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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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  • 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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  • Give it Twice Trust
    While visiting the Wills Planner on her favorite charity's website, June, a surviving spouse, came across the idea of a Give it Twice Trust.
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  • Providing for Our Children's Future
    Joe and Kathy worked for years building their nest egg for retirement. They also want to provide for their children.
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