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The Rev. Nancy J. and Mr. Robert Doughty - Ministry and
Planning: Works in Progress - "We talked about the assets we had
give after we'd provided for our family," says Robert. "Nancy
and I both wanted
to support organizations that reflect our values, and
the UUA was definitely one
of those." FULL ARTICLE>>
Chuck Forester - Bequests Bend the World
Toward Justice - When
asked about why he arranged a gift from his
charitable trust for youth and young
adult ministries, Chuck Forester
said that he considers it "a small gift in
comparison to what I
received. What I gained from LRY and Unitarian Universalism
school was invaluable." FULL ARTICLE>>
Ruth O'Shea - Generosity as Justice-Making - "My life
dramatic ups and downs. Having struggled witha hard job
teaching in a ghetto,
and having been poor once myself, justice demands
that I share what I have with
others." This was the answer of a
generous Unitarian Universalist, Ruth O'Shea,
when asked about the
creation of her charitable remainder trust. FULL ARTICLE>>
Jean Gillet - Giving Certainty - "In an uncertain
economy, a gift that helps you establish a steady income is certainly
to think about," said Mrs. Jean H. Gillett of Palo Alto, CA,
when she set up her
Charitable Gift Annuity with the Unitarian
Universalist Association last year. FULL ARTICLE>>
Jan and Stu Sendell - Hearts and Homes - "We feel
strongly that the world needs the loving, forward-looking and rational
of Unitarian Universalism," said Jan and Stu Sendell of
Morristown, NJ, when
asked why two Unitarian Universalist organizations
are named to receive
financial support from their estates after they
die. FULL ARTICLE>>
The Walt Whitman Fund
- Over lunch in a cozy mom-and-pop
restaurant in northern Maine, Frank
talked about his dreams. Frank is a retired
businessman in his
seventies. He lives in a large, old house in a small town and
adult son living with his own family in a different part of the country.
Since becoming a UU in the late 1940s, Frank has been a member of
congregations and now belongs to the Church of the Larger
Fellowship. FULL ARTICLE>>
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Last updated on Thursday, September 8, 2011.
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