The newest article published in ColoradoBiz Magazine by Kevin McNab provides an overview on how you can make a difference through planned giving. We have all been touched by cancer directly or indirectly. This article takes a look at how planned giving works and focuses on an organization, The American Cancer Society, that works with people who want to use planned giving to make a difference. Having seen loved ones taken by cancer, it is very important that I get the word out with something I am an expert in and do for a living. Please share this article if you can. I am hoping just one person will be inspired or information by this article.
My grandma grew up during the Great Depression with 11 siblings on a farm in North Dakota. She often did not have enough to eat and had to drop out of school in the 7th grade to work. She survived polio at a young age and lived a long, fulfilling life with much hardship. She was a tough woman. In the end, at the age of 95, cancer took her life.
I recently had a friend from high school leave friends and family behind after a long battle with cancer. Cancer and many other diseases do not discriminate. Unless you are directly involved in the research of these diseases, it is hard to determine how to make a difference. For many people, planned giving is the answer.
“Planned giving is a chance to leave a legacy to honor a loved one or support an important cause,” said Jamie Mager, director of Estate and Gift Planning at the American Cancer Society…READ MORE!