Planned Giving

One Charitable Contribution

A Lifetime of Benefits

Help Carle fulfill its mission while enjoying a wide variety of tax benefits for yourself.

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Donor Stories

  • Gratitude Reaps Benefits
    Gratitude Reaps Benefits
    "Carle has been very good to us," Sandy Reifsteck states as a matter of fact. And her husband, Ernie Rueter, agrees wholeheartedly.
  • Retired Cardiac Surgeon Takes Advantage of IRA Rollover
    Retired Cardiac Surgeon Takes Advantage of IRA Rollover
    Dr. Jack Cooley gave and gave to Carle Foundation Hospital when he served as chief of surgery for 27 of his 32 years with the hospital.
  • Personal, Ties Motivate Bequest
    Personal, Ties Motivate Bequest
    Tom is a retired CPA. With good investments, his IRA had grown to become over 80% of his total estate.
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    The "Will" Power of Relationships
    Jerry and Linda Gladu treasure relationships. This isn't surprising when you consider Jerry spent much of his professional life working with philanthropists, while Linda created...
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    A "Will" to Heal Future Generations
    Roy Van Buskirk is a Champaign-Urbana native, so he's very familiar with Carle Foundation Hospital and the important role health care plays in life.
  • Keeping It All in the Family
    Keeping It All in the Family
    John and Page Parkhill consider themselves part of the Carle family-and rightly so. Page's father, Dr. William S. Johnson, was a physician at Carle from 1961 to 1987.
  • Gift Honors Years of Great Care
    Gift Honors Years of Great Care
    Earl Swanson met Janice Beckstrom in the elevator at Mumford Hall. The year was 1950, and coffee wasn't available in the Department of Agricultural Economics on the...
  • A Time to be Philanthropic
    A Time to be Philanthropic
    Dr. Jessie Houston admits she didn't wake up one morning and decide to make a gift to Carle. She's actually thought about...
  • An Unexpected Twist
    An Unexpected Twist
    "You never know what lies around the corner," Sherleen Scheibly says when talking about her life and her connection to Carle.
  • Retired Physician Gives Back Through Gift Annuity
    Retired Physician Gives Back Through Gift Annuity
    After returning from military duty in 1968, Curtis Krock joined the Holt Krock Clinic in Arkansas. There, he spent the next four...

Gift Examples

  • 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.
  • Current Gifts
    As is the case with many families, there are times each year when Jim and Sharon focus their attention on gift giving.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fixed Income for Retirement
    After working for decades as a pediatrician in a small rural town, Patricia was ready to retire.
  • 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.