Meet Our Donors

We thank all our planned-gift donors for their generous support. Here are some of their stories.

Jan Heerspink

Jan Heerspink

A Legacy of Love and Family

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Selma Tucker

Selma Tucker

Selma Tucker wants his gifts of time, talent and treasure to help people build better lives

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Sandy Ward

Sandy Ward

Sandy Ward plans to create a scholarship fund to honor her late husband’s passion for the arts

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Karen Kania and Peg McClure

Karen Kania and Peg McClure

Karen Kania and Peg McClure plan to create a fund to focused on addressing basic needs

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Donor Wenger

Constance Wenger

"I spoke with Gina [Bovee, development director] when I revised my trust. I felt that what I have should go someplace where it can do good and help people and animals."

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Donor Lemmen

Harvey Lemmen

"The thing that really matters to me is helping people. I believe that how much you help others is the one true measure of success."

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Donor Bandstra

Ken Bandstra

"That's why I chose the Community Foundation. I like the fact it is all about community and that it has donor flexibility."

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Donor Daniels

Dr. Joseph and Shirley Daniels

"We want to give so that the needs of the community can continue to be met. It's also satisfying for us to know that [through the endowment] the core of our gift will always be there."

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Donor Johnson

Robert Johnson and Lynne Jarman-Johnson

"We're part of the Metz Society for two reasons. First, we like knowing that someday our gift will have a direct impact on an individual. Second, we hope it sends a message to people like us that they can give too."

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