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Remember Stanford - Winter 2020

WInter 2020

Planning for retirement can be a win-win solution when you include a gift for the future. Kathy Bloch, JD '81, shares what she learned when she established a charitable remainder unitrust in order to provide a gift for Stanford and receive tax advantages.

Remember Stanford - Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Stanford helped her set a new course. Her gift helps others do the same. By naming Stanford as a beneficiary in her will, Susan Harman, MBA '79, hopes to make a difference in the lives of other MBA students, especially women.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2018

Fall 2018

His gift will fight cancer. Hers will help deserving students. Both provide annual payments to the donors for life. Here are two examples of how investing and philanthropy can be connected.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2018

Spring 2018

When Steven and Karen Ross began planning their retirement, they debated what to do with their Palo Alto home. By using the interest in the house to establish a charitable remainder unitrust, they receive income payments for life and provide support to the Haas Center for Public Service.

Remember Stanford - Summer 2017

Fall 2017

After six decades of volunteer work and philanthropic engagement with Stanford, Kent Kaiser, '59, established a charitable remainder unitrust to take care of himself and the places at Stanford that mean the most to him and his family.

Remember Stanford - Summer 2017

Summer 2017

When Doug Brown, '59, MBA '61, joined the Founding Grant Society, he became a part of a welcoming community of alumni and friends who share a love for Stanford. We sat down with him to learn why being a member of the Founding Grant Society is important to him and how this group honors the original mission of Jane and Leland Stanford.

Remember Stanford - Fall/Winter 2016

Fall/Winter 2016

Jane Stanford made numerous gifts in her will to relatives and charities while leaving the bulk of her estate to the university. Many women have followed in her footsteps over the years, leaving a legacy at Stanford with bequests of all sizes—including Audrey Noall Peterson, MA '61, who designated a portion of her estate to create a fund for music at Stanford. Peterson named the fund in honor of Leland Smith, a longtime music professor at the university, and his wife, Edith, an artist and close friend of Peterson's from college.

Remember Stanford - Spring/Summer 2016

Spring/Summer 2016

Nearly half of all Stanford undergraduates receive need-based aid directly from the university, which is largely possible through scholarship funds established by alumni and friends. In this issue, three donorsSergio Garcia, '83, Nelson Chu, and Donna Goodheart Krupp, '42share what inspired them to make a bequest or life income gift to establish scholarships that will support students well into the future.
Remember Stanford - Fall 2015

Fall 2015

In gratitude for the help Stanford offered when earning his doctorate degree, Vic Althouse, PhD '61, and his wife, Sue, have designed a plan to establish a testamentary charitable remainder unitrust that will take care of their family and take care of Stanford.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Cathleen Caballero, '70, wanted to honor her father, Harold "Cabby" Caballero, '35, and the place where the two saw eye to eye. So she named their alma mater as a beneficiary of her charitable remainder unitrust, which provides income to her now and will support Stanford in the future.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2014

Fall 2014

Gale McCreary Wilson-Steele, '74, built homes, a successful company, and a family. Now, she has decided to build a legacy at Stanford with a charitable remainder unitrust. She made her planned gift unrestricted so that the university could use the funds to meet its greatest needs when the trust matures.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Kathy, '63, MA '64, and Tom Macdonald, MA '66, never forgot the generous spirit they found at the Farm. They honored that spirit by establishing two charitable gift annuitieslife income gifts that offer guaranteed payments to them and their beneficiariesand by designating a bequest to Stanford.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2013

Fall 2013

After Karen, '63, MA '64, and Bruce McCaul, MS '63, PhD '69, inherited highly appreciated stock, they decided to create charitable remainder unitrusts. Bruce's sister, Margaret McCaul, also gave her shares to Stanford. Together, their gifts established a scholarship and a fellowship, and the McCauls receive payments for life.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2013

Spring 2013

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, enacted by Congress in January 2013, includes important tax advantages for those who make charitable gifts from retirement plans. Remember Stanford spoke with tax and estate planning attorney John Hopkins, '54, JD '57, recently retired from San Jose's Hopkins & Carley, to learn more about how the new Act will affect charitable and planned giving.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Three generations of the Grube and Gifford families have generously supported Stanford with planned gifts, beginning with a bequest and life income gift from grandfather Karl P. Grube, '35, MS '36. Grandson Peter Gifford, '97, MBA '04, plans a bequest, and son and daughter-in-law John, '70, and Ann Grube, '74, have created a charitable remainder trust.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Longtime Stanford volunteers Kathy, '51, and Joe Cusick, '51, GSB Sloan Fellow '73, celebrated their undergraduate reunions by creating two charitable gift annuities. The couple has found a great use for their annuity payments: to support Kathy's hobby, collecting alphabet books.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2011

Fall 2011

Harriet Coulson, '48, MA '55, learned from her friend Cort Van Rensselaer, '44, MBA '48, about his Stanford charitable remainder trust. She decided that this type of gift would be an ideal way to take advantage of her home's value as she made the move to a retirement community and to receive income payments for life.

Remember Stanford - Spring 2011

Spring 2011

Robert Dinapoli, '55, MD '58, and his wife, Anne, are proud Stanford football fans who plan to make a bequest to Stanford supporting undergraduate scholarships. They updated their will to include this gift in honor of Robert's 55th reunion.

Remember Stanford - Fall 2010

Fall 2010

Milton Ritchie, MS '75, is a committed Stanford supporter who led an effort to restore the gravesite of Stanford's first African-American graduate. In 2005, Milt and his wife, Ethel, celebrated their Stanford ties by establishing a charitable gift annuity, which provides them with fixed payments for life.