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Blueprints Blog

Gift planning insights to build a plan for your future

The Gift Planning Blueprints blog offers planning insights, charitable giving news and stories of inspiration to help you plan for your future.

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In this three-part series, we’ll explore strategic gift options and introduce you to Duke alumnae who have made lasting impacts on the university through planned giving. Whether you are just starting to consider how a legacy gift can work for you, or are already working with a financial advisor or estate attorney, we are here […]

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In this three-part series, we’ll explore strategic gift options and introduce you to Duke alumnae who have made lasting impacts on the university through planned giving. Whether you are just starting to consider how a legacy gift can work for you, or are already working with a financial advisor or estate attorney, we are here […]

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In this three-part series, we’ll explore strategic gift options and introduce you to Duke alumnae who have made lasting impacts on the university through planned giving. Whether you are just starting to consider how a legacy gift can work for you, or are already working with a financial advisor or estate attorney, we are here […]

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What does money mean to you? That was one of the questions we posed to women who returned to campus earlier this year for Duke Women’s Weekend 2018. Throughout the weekend, attendees stopped by the Duke Women’s Impact Network (WIN) Lounge for informal conversation and networking. Whiteboards posed open-ended questions, including one that asked Duke […]

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Marjorie Bekaert Thomas ’69, CEO at Ivanhoe Broadcast News, Inc., who has funded $1.4 million toward Alzheimer’s research in addition to supporting faculty, endowing a scholarship, and contributing to the Annual Fund. What inspired you to make your gifts and why did you choose to focus on Alzheimer’s research? My good friend Kitty Wrenn left […]

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Janis Jordan Rehlaender ’77 Biomedical Engineering Greenwich, Connecticut Work: Retired director of corporate planning for Baxter International Community service: ·          Founding board member, The Given Limb Foundation ·          Former chair, Darien Board of Education Duke volunteer leadership: ·          Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors (Chair, 2011–2014) ·          Leadership Gifts Committee, Duke Forward ·          Co-chair […]

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