• Vanderbilt University

    Why I Give: Bob Matthews, MD’86

    Dr. Bob Matthews recently established a planned gift in support of the Rugby Club at Vanderbilt, where he made some of his best friends in life. He hopes to inspire others to consider a planned gift in support of a cause they are passionate about.  Read More

    May 18, 2023

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    Bess Parks continues a teaching legacy

    To continue the legacy in education to which Bess Parks owes her own career, she wants to give back to those who need help paying for higher education. Through the establishment of two charitable remainder unitrusts and a retirement plan beneficiary designation, she’s found a way to do that and honor the memory of her mother, also a teacher. Read More

    Nov 7, 2022

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    Warren Haviland, JD’69, and Karen Heffron: Advocates for equality and access to legal services

    Warren Haviland, JD’69, and Karen Heffron funded a charitable remainder unitrust that will eventually establish the Warren E. Haviland and Karen M. Heffron Summer Stipend. The stipend will provide financial support to students at Vanderbilt Law School who are pursuing public interest careers. Read More

    Aug 18, 2021

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    Young Alumna Helps Plan for Future of Vanderbilt Athletics

    Through her planned gift to Vanderbilt athletics, Hollis is helping to ensure that the student-athletes who come after her will continue to excel. Read More

    May 29, 2017

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    Travis family’s Vanderbilt legacy grows

    Hilliard and Nancy Travis He was a successful, self-made businessman, and she was a pioneering nurse, but the many professional accomplishments of Nancy and Hilliard Travis were eclipsed only by their ongoing generosity to the community, especially their beloved Vanderbilt. The most recent example is a generous… Read More

    Sep 5, 2013