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Mara BravermanInspired by Einstein: Giving Through Retirement Assets

Albert Eisenstein was the spark that ignited Mara Braverman’s passion for the work of the International Rescue Committee. In the early 1990s, Mara learned about the IRC’s founding by Einstein in 1933 to help refugees displaced by Hitler. Read More

 

TaylorMichael and Carol Taylor: Welcoming Refugees With Goodwill and Generosity

Their desire to improve the lives of refugees in the United States led them to the International Rescue Committee and resulted in the legacy they felt compelled to establish here. Read More

 

Dora WiebensonAn Investment With Priceless Rewards

Dora Wiebenson strongly believes in investing for the future and has found a method of investing that is much more fulfilling than stocks and bonds. She invests in the lives of others and, in return, is assured security for life! Read More

 

Elizabeth RasmussenAn Inspiring Legacy for Refugee Youth

During her lifetime, Elizabeth Rasmussen was a devoted humanitarian, and now her generous spirit lives on through a meaningful gift from her estate. Read More

 

Erika StoneWWII Refugee Establishes CGA with the IRC

As a refugee from Nazi Germany, I care deeply about the plight of refugees and support the International Rescue Committee's life-saving work. So, when a close friend of mine established a charitable gift annuity with one of her favorite charities 10 years ago and encouraged me to do the same, I immediately thought of the IRC. In fact, my father told me that the IRC aided our family when we arrived in the United States. Read More

 

Eve TaiEve Tai Expresses Gratitude for the Life She's Been Given

I've named IRC in my estate because they are taking direct action to alleviate suffering in areas where it is easy to lose hope in humanity. My parents grew up in China during World War II and fled both a civil war and the Japanese occupation. As a young man, my father lived in cardboard shacks as a refugee in Hong Kong. Read More

 

PowellA Charitable Gift Annuity with the IRC is a Win-Win

Though of retirement age, Tom Powell, is not eager to retire but he's planning carefully all the same. A professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan, Powell has three charitable gift annuities with the IRC, which he considers a "win-win." "It seemed like a good way to make a donation as well as stabilize my retirement package," he says. Read More

 

Winston LordAn Enduring Legacy for Refugees

As far as the eye can see, there will be a need for the International Rescue Committee. Sadly, the prospects are that repression and violence will continue to drive millions from their homes around the world. Recognizing this, my wife Bette and I support the IRC every year, and have been moved to include the IRC in our estate plans. Read More

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