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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    Aletha is a spry ninety-two year old. She loves life and loves the Lord. I asked Aletha when she started watching Turning Point and she explained that she began following Dr. Jeremiah when he was a pastor in Indiana.
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  • Current Gifts
    Gene and Irene Heape have been happily married for over sixty years. They have been blessed by God with a large family, special friends and success in the oil business.
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  • Sale of Business
    Dale and Cindy Kelton had supported the ministry financially in a small way through the Circle of Friends for many years and had grown to love Dr. Jeremiah and the ministry over those years.
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  • Estate Planning
    Living life with eternity in view can radically alter the way you respond to the challenges of life and can allow you to experience the fullness of life God intended for you.
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  • Donor Advised Fund
    Making money came naturally to real estate developer Pat McKinney. By all outward appearances, he was living the American dream with his beautiful wife and children.
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  • Bequests
    Joe and Anna have been faithful supporters of our organization over the years. Both of them strongly believe that it is important to support and encourage our mission.
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  • Tax-Free Sale
    Howard and Lynn were age 55 when they purchased some land outside of town, and they thought it would be a good investment that they could later sell.
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  • Fixed Income for Retirement
    After working for decades as a pediatrician in a small rural town, Patricia was ready to retire.
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  • 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.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    Gene and Carol purchased stock in a small medical service company several years ago. Now, Gene and Carol are looking for a way to save taxes.
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  • The Retirement Unitrust
    Mary grew up on a farm. When her parents passed away, she inherited the farm. Now, several developers would like to build homes on the farmland.
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  • 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.
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  • Part Gift and Part Sale
    Susan and Kevin bought their first home many years ago. They had planned to build a second home so that their children could spend their summers along the lake.
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  • 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.
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  • Gift Annuity for Real Estate
    Jonathan purchased a home many years ago for $80,000. The home has appreciated substantially over the years and is now worth $420,000.
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  • 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.
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  • Give it Twice Trust
    While visiting the Wills Planner on her favorite charity's website, June, a surviving spouse, came across the idea of a Give it Twice Trust.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • IRA Bequest
    Margaret recently retired from her job as a librarian. She had been an active volunteer and supporter of her favorite charity for many years.
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