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Donor Stories

  • Terry and Annie Wolterstorff Love '65Terry and Annie Wolterstorff Love '65
    "It's a family commitment," says Annie Wolterstorff Love '65, a Bishop's Honorary Lifetime Trustee, when talking about the decision she and her husband Terry have made...
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  • George SykesGeorge Sykes
    After 40 years as a security guard — 29 of those years spent at The Bishop's School - George Sykes has a new "home," the U.S.S. Midway...
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  • Laurie and Kim PetersonLaurie and Kim Peterson
    Laurie and Kim Peterson have been involved and passionate supporters of The Bishop's School for many years. Kim is a current a trustee...
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  • Helga HalseyHelga Halsey
    Helga Halsey is a charter member of the Caroline Cummins Circle, the School's planned giving society. The Halsey family's relationship with The Bishop's School spans three generations and involves leadership on several levels
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  • Susan Fleet Welsch '63Susan Fleet Welsch '63
    When asked why she is so passionate about The Bishop's School, Susan Fleet Welsch '63 replies, "The academics, performing...
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  • Anne FeighnerAnne Feighner
    Anne Feighner's passionate dedication to education and her support of Bishop's Need-based Financial Aid Program are inspirational and significant...
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  • Orrin and Karen Milburn Gabsch '61Orrin and Karen Milburn Gabsch '61
    Orrin and I have chosen to make a significant planned giving commitment to The Bishop's School through the Caroline Cummins Circle...
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  • Cathy and Brad GeierCathy and Brad Geier
    The Bishop's School is honored to acknowledge Caroline Cummins Circle members, Cathy and Brad Geier, who have seen first-hand the value of a Bishop's...
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  • Carolyn Yorston-WellcomeCarolyn Yorston-Wellcome
    Carolyn Yorston-Wellcome's long-term relationship with The Bishop's School is a love affair on many levels. After her stepdaughter...
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  • Susan Howell Mallory '72Susan Howell Mallory '72
    The Bishop's School has long played a significant role in Susan Howell Mallory's '72 life. The tradition began with her mother, Peggy Pence Howell...
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  • Joan and Tom BlackJoan and Tom Black
    For 32 years, Joan Black served The Bishop's School as a teacher, department chair, and dean of faculty. When she...
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Gift Examples

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Current Gifts
    As is the case with many families, there are times each year when Jim and Sharon focus their attention on gift giving.
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  • 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.
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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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  • 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.
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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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THE BISHOP’S SCHOOL     7606 La Jolla Boulevard     La Jolla, CA 92037     (858) 459-4021
Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal church, The Bishop’s School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County.
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