Text Resize

Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their donations and planned gifts to TOP.

  • Bequests
    Jeffrey and Anita have been longtimel supporters of their favorite nonprofit and believe it is important to help further their community.
    More
  • Using a Beneficiary Designation to Make a Gift to Charity
    Hannah and her late husband Hal had been longtime supporters of our organization. Recently, Hannah's children encouraged...
    More
  • Tax-Free Sale
    Howard and Lynn were both age 55 when they purchased some vacant land a few miles outside of town. They thought real estate would be a good investment that could be sold later for a profit.
    More
  • Capital Gains Tax Bypassed
    Andrew and Gail were nearing retirement. Over the years, with the help of their financial advisor, they made solid investments in securities and built a sizable portfolio.
    More
  • Endowment Gift
    Brad and Sarah were recently married. They both had been dedicated volunteers at their favorite charity for many years.
    More
  • Sale and Unitrust
    Gene and Carol purchased stock in a small medical service company several years ago. The company has done well.
    More
  • Property Turns Into Income
    Miriam lived in the family home where she and her spouse had raised their three children. After her spouse passed away, Miriam found it increasingly difficult to care for her property.
    More
  • Part Gift and Part Sale
    Susan and Marty bought a vacant lakeside lot many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their family could spend their summers along the lake.
    More
  • Current Gifts into a Donor Advised Fund
    As is the case with many families, there are times each year when Jim and Sharon focus their attention on gift giving.
    More
  • Leading for the Future
    Larry and Barbara spent many years volunteering and supporting their favorite charity. They wanted to give back in a way that would help fulfill its mission.
    More
  • Bequest of Insurance
    Marla and Abe purchased a life insurance policy many years ago to create security for their children's future.
    More
  • Using a Beneficiary Designation to Make a Gift to Charity
    Joanne and her late husband Hal had been longtime supporters of our organization. Recently, Joanne's children encouraged...
    More
scriptsknown