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Donor Stories

Acts of Giving to Scripps Health

Below are true stories of donors who have made a meaningful gift using models outlined in this gift planning website. As a nonprofit health care organization, Scripps Health relies on the continued support of grateful patients and friends like you, so that we can build state-of-the-art facilities, purchase leading-edge equipment and fund quality programs and services. With your support, our physicians are empowered to continue to provide the quality, patient-centered care. If you would like to learn more about how you can create your own legacy at Scripps Health, please email us at [email protected] or call a gift planning officer today at 858-678-7120. 
  • International Humanitarian and Activist Selects Scripps
    Charitable Gift Annuity Fits Her Philosophy of Life
    Rosemary Straley had traveled to 158 countries and 49 states before...
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  • Providing Lasting Support
    Charitable Gift Annuity Benefits MOST Patients in Mexico
    Guided by a big heart and a spirit of giving, Pat Robinson, RN, co-founded the Mercy Outreach Surgical Team...
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  • Giving Heart-to-Heart
    Bequest Supports Heart Care
    Inge and Peter Manes had already shared a lifetime together by the time they moved...
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  • An Investment in the Future
    Charitable Remainder Trust Supports Cancer Care
    An international banker by trade, Jim Ferris is a savvy investor...
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  • Giving Back by Planning Ahead
    "Two-Life" Charitable Gift Annuity is a Win-Win
    Genevieve Conroy is a savvy investor and knows from personal experience...
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  • Hollywood Love: Happily Ever After
    Bequest Supports Scripps Health
    In 1927 Kate rode a motorcycle from Delaware to Hollywood, where she became a Goldwyn Girl...
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  • Passion for People
    Donors' Charitable Remainder Unitrust Helps Scripps
    My mom has been a great role model. As single women, we both had our struggles in achieving our goals...
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  • Sharing the Good Life
    Life Estate Gift Annuity Helps Donor and Others
    Kitty - "I wanted to make a gift that would take care of others and help me enjoy the good life."
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  • Making Up for Lost Time
    Charitable Gift Annuities Enables Couple to Travel the World
    It is not easy to get in touch with Jack and Jeanette. After 50+ years of running a successful business...
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  • It Pays to Give Back for These Two Sisters
    A Life Estate Can Prove Better Than a Reverse Mortgage
    For more than 50 years, members of Jane and Anne's family have entrusted their health care to Scripps...
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  • Rewarded for Their Good Deed
    Life Estate Gift Annuity Creates a Win-Win for Couple
    Jere has been a volunteer at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla since 1979. For the past 27 years...
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  • Many Happy Returns for Scripps Volunteer
    Gift Planning Yields Tax Benefits and Lasting Legacy
    To say Doris likes to keep busy would be an understatement...
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  • A Vision for the Future
    Charitable Gift Annuity Helps Improve Eye Care at Scripps
    For more than 50 years, Mary has relied on her eyes to create beautiful pieces of ceramic...
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