Donor Story Archive

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  • A Lasting Legacy
    A Lasting Legacy
    Joe '67 and Terri '67 Gaffney met at Seattle University and remember many...
  • Securing the Future for Seattle U
    Securing the Future for Seattle U
    Suzie Burke '63 has always been a true believer in a Seattle University education.
  • Leading for the Future
    Leading for the Future
    Luke and Candice spent many years volunteering and supporting their favorite charity. They wanted to give back in a way that would help fulfill its mission.
  • Providing for Our Children's Future
    Providing for Our Children's Future
    Joe and Kathy worked for years building their nest egg for retirement. They also want to provide for their children.
  • Fixed Income for Retirement
    Fixed Income for Retirement
    After working for decades as a pediatrician in a small rural town, Patricia was ready to retire.
  • A Veteran Caring for Fellow Veterans
    A Veteran Caring for Fellow Veterans
    Jerry Yahiro '66 decided to attend Seattle University after meeting late President, Fr. Bill Sullivan, on one of Fr. Sullivan's recruiting trips to Hawai'i. Jerry was among 40 students from Hawai'i when...

  • Gift Examples

  • A Generous Gift, A Reliable Return
    It would be safe to say that Seattle University alumnus Don Hoba, '51 didn't follow a typical career path...
  • Deferred Gift Annuity
    Several years ago Larry and Allison invested $30,000 in what they believed to be an attractive stock. It turned out to be a very wise decision.
  • Flexible Deferred Gift Annuity
    Lewis is a 54-year-old executive at a large healthcare company. He purchased company stock during years when the stock price was low, and now the stock has grown substantially.
  • A Bequest to Further Good Work
    Nancy and David were dedicated volunteers. Over the years, they had seen many individuals helped by the good work of their favorite charity.
  • Capital Gains Tax Bypassed
    Peter and Gail were nearing retirement. Over the years, with the help of their financial advisor, they made solid investments in securities.
  • Property Turns Into Income
    Miranda lived in the family home where she and her spouse had raised their children. After her spouse passed, Miranda found it increasingly difficult to care for her home.
  • A Bequest to Save Taxes
    Thomas was a widower who had a great love for our organization. As an individual who had directly benefited from our work.
  • Peace of Mind Gift Annuity
    Many years ago, Clara bought a home. Since she was so pleased with the home, she decided to buy stock in the company that built it.
  • Tax Benefits of a Current Gift
    Virgil Fassio worked in the newspaper business for three decades.