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Posted September 1st, 1999

Church receives $7 million bequest Maggie Sue Goodwin was a retired schoolteacher and principal. When this 89-year-old passed away in January, she bequeathed her estate—an estimated $7 million—to the First Baptist Church in Marion, Arkansas. Mrs. Goodwin devoted her time and money to the 600-member church during her lifetime as well. She was the church’s …Read More

Retired PBS Gift Planner Reflects on 30-Year Career

Posted September 1st, 1999

In this month’s Give & Take, we talk with Ed Moreno, who recently retired as Senior Gift Planning Officer for KCET public television in Los Angeles. After beginning his media career in 1939 and working his way around the world, Mr. Moreno found his true home in California in the late ’40s. He joined KCET …Read More

Are Irrevocable Gifts Always the Key to Success in Planned Giving?

Posted September 1st, 1999

A common belief in many gift planning programs today is that the majority of planned gifts should be irrevocable; in other words, gifts that the donor would be unable to change or terminate once they are established. While irrevocable gifts are indeed of vital importance to many programs and are typically very large gifts when …Read More

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