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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

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

    • Mary Beth Hasselquist M.D. KUOW Legacy Circle Member
      Mary Beth Hasselquist M.D.: Leaving a Legacy
      "As a long-time listener of KUOW Public Radio and former board member, I value and support KUOW's mission and values. I hope that my gift will help KUOW thrive in the years to come"

      -Mary Beth Hasselquist M.D.
      KUOW Legacy Circle Member
    • Sara Elward: A Commitment to Lifelong Learning
      Sara Elward: A Commitment to Lifelong Learning
      "I hope that my estate gift will allow KUOW to continue to provide reliable information, great belly laughs and moving stories as far into the future as I can imagine."

      -Sarah Elward
      KUOW Legacy Circle Member
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Gift Examples

  • Bequests
    Joe and Anna have been faithful supporters of our organization. They believe it is important to help further our mission.
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  • 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...
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  • 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.
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  • The Retirement Unitrust
    Mary grew up on a farm. When her parents passed away, she and her husband Bill inherited the farm.
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  • Property Turns Into Income
    Miranda lived in the family home where she and her spouse had raised their three children. After her spouse passed away, Miranda found it increasingly difficult to care for her property.
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  • Part Gift and Part Sale
    Susan and Kevin bought a vacant lot along Lake Michigan many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their family 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.
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  • What Will You Do with Your Unspent Retirement Savings?
    Michael and Kelly were retired engineers with two adult children. They owned a home, some stocks, and IRAs.
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  • Gift Annuity for Real Estate
    Jonathan purchased his home many years ago for $80,000. The home is now worth $420,000. Jonathan wants to sell his home and buy a condo for $130,000.
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  • Providing for Our Children's Future
    Ron and Kathy worked for many years building their nest egg for retirement.
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  • Bequest of Insurance
    Marla and Wayne purchased a life insurance policy many years ago to create security for their children's future.
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