“Charitable Gift Annuity” Archive
The Bullers have made Charitable Giving a Central Part of their Lives
Wayne and Bev Buller
Wayne and Bev Buller have made charitable giving a central part of their lives. They have chosen to continue their charitable giving beyond their lifetimes through their estate plan. We are proud to include these generous Nebraskans as members of our Legacy Society Stakeholders Club and Jim and Elaine Wolf Club.
Gift Annuity Benefits Community and Donor
Rita Shimmin, a retired school teacher, grew up in Hershey and taught school in Elsie for three years before moving to Ogallala, where she taught high school business classes for 35 years. Rita worked with NCF’s Jim Gustafson to establish a charitable gift annuity which will benefit the Keith County Community Foundation Fund in the future.
Andersons’ Endowment Gift Supports McCook’s Youth
Lemoine “Andy” and Geri Anderson
Lemoine “Andy” and the late Geri Anderson, who owned and operated Anderson Motors, Inc. in McCook for 42 years, worked with the Nebraska Community Foundation to develop an innovative plan to provide for a gift of $346,431 to the McCook Community Foundation Fund’s endowment.
Mail Carrier John Daro Used a Gift Annuity to Give Back
Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor dark of night ever kept John Daro, a World War II veteran, of Garrison, Nebraska, from delivering the mail for 51 years. John delivered the mail in rural Butler County and those on his route came to depend upon him. Then John decided to share part of his good fortune by making a gift that allowed him to fulfill his goal of giving back to his hometown with a gift to the Nebraska Community Foundation’s gift annuity program.
Charitable Gift Annuity Helps Preserve Landmark
Jim and Ginger Nissen
Jim and Ginger Nissen of Lincoln made a gift that will benefit their hometown of Wayne. Jim grew up on a farm near Wayne, and Ginger moved to Wayne as a high school student. After they married, Jim and Ginger moved to Lincoln, but they continued to stay connected to their hometown.
Retired School Teacher Gave Back with a Charitable Gift Annuity
“Making a gift through a gift annuity makes me feel good. I like knowing my annual gifts will continue in the future with the earnings from the endowment that will be established with the gift annuity. Plus the income from the gift annuity gives me peace of mind that I am taking care of myself. I hope others consider doing the same thing,” explained Kathryn Wall.
Local Resident Benefits Hometown and Lessens Taxable Income
The late Doris Miller was born in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and grew up during the Depression. She moved to Stuart with her father and has adopted Stuart as her hometown. She enjoyed the quality of life offered in Stuart, from the peace of mind provided by the volunteer fire fighters, to the enjoyment of visits to the local White Horse Museum, to the quality of care residents receive at the Parkside Manor in Stuart.