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Connecting Faith and Giving through a Donor Advised Fund
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Connecting Faith and Giving through a Donor Advised Fund

Through the Donor Advised Fund the Snyders will support the mission of their church and further the work of the Essilor Vision Foundation. Moreover, Brad will continue to live out the example of generosity his parents set for him.

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Shaped by Stories
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Shaped by Stories

Jim and Kathy decided to leave TMF an unrestricted bequest in their will trusting the future board to determine how the gift can best fulfill the mission of TMF. This level of trust and flexibility affords TMF the opportunity to remain agile...

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Hugs and Generous Hearts
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Hugs and Generous Hearts

For John and his wife Jana, one of the perks of starting a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) with TMF was supporting the Asbury House Child Enrichment Center for years to come. Their DAF will also support Grace Crossing UMC where John is the founding pastor.

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Rendle Endowment Empowers Innovation
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Rendle Endowment Empowers Innovation

In October, over eighty church leaders, both clergy and lay, came together to explore innovation, courage, and resilience. During the Courageous Leadership Imperative (CLI)’s Launch 2.0, a TMF Leadership Ministry event, church teams from...

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Exceptional Care
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Exceptional Care

TMF is more than just a foundation; it’s a trusted organization with staff who truly go the extra mile for their donors. Helen Crews, a TMF donor, investor, and longtime Methodist, believes this as much as anyone.

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United Methodist Connection Accelerates Giving
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United Methodist Connection Accelerates Giving

“I want to help the church do something so wonderful, it’s obvious God’s work is in action,” said Ellen “Pinky” Snow when asked about desired outcomes for her endowment to support local mission work through the FUMC in Angleton, Texas.

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Four Most Popular Questions about Charitable Gifts from IRAs
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Four Most Popular Questions about Charitable Gifts from IRAs

While rules related to Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) from an IRA are now permanent, it is important to revisit old assumptions or learn anew about how best to maximize a charitable gift from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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Shaping a Culture of Generosity
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Shaping a Culture of Generosity

How #TMFGives Came to Life.

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The Multiplier Effect
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The Multiplier Effect

The learnings Laurinda’s has gained through TMF’s Leadership Ministry have been transformative and have eased the weight of living out her call. In fact, these learnings have been so valuable to her that she has made a point of sharing them.

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