Planned Giving: Estate Gift “Insures” Family Legacy

Donna and Tom Foster

Tom Foster learned about generosity early in life. His father died when Foster was just a kid, so he, his mother, and his siblings were often dependent on the kindnesses of their friends and neighbors in their hometown of Talladega. “He was essentially raised by the community,” said daughter Laney Blanchard, “and he never forgot […]

Love for Camp Bluebird Prompts Legacy Gift

Olivia Davidson

Since 2015, Olivia Davidson has served as a Camp Bluebird volunteer. Her sisters also volunteer, driving from Georgia and using vacation time for camp time. “It’s become a family affair,” said Davidson, who helps with registration. “We make gift bags, sort and fold T-shirts, and make cute little door tags (bluebirds of course!) so campers […]

Planned Giving: Estate Gift Provides Direction in Uncertain Times

Ferretti post

Joan Wright couldn’t be more pleased that her late parents included Ascension St. Vincent’s Birmingham in their wills. She says Katherine and Emmett Ferretti would be delighted to know their gift, which will be used to build a “wayfinding” kiosk to help visitors navigate the campus, would provide direction in uncertain times. “To me, this […]