Donor Stories

Connecting for Good – 2021 Annual Report

Connecting for Good accurately reflects our role in 2021. We gained skills in many new areas, skills that will be used again and again. We are, after all, Here for Good. – Teri Belli, CFMC Board Chair We are proud to share with you our 2021 Annual Report. It is 40 pages of compelling stories showing the work the CFMC...

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Fund for Homeless Women Event – April 28, 2022

Fund for Homeless Women

Thanks to everyone who gathered to support the Fund for Homeless Women at The Club at Pasadera on April 28, 2022. It was great to see everyone and support this important cause. 100% of the proceeds will be used to benefit women without adequate shelter on the Monterey Peninsula. The Fund for Homeless Women is a field of interest fund...

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Guide to Gift Planning

New Guide Simplifies Gift Planning The new CFMC “Create Your Legacy” Guide to Gift Planning reviews the benefits of different types of charitable gifts. It simplifies the many options available by explaining how donors can support the causes or nonprofits of their choice through vehicles including: Donor advised funds Gifts of appreciated stock or real estate Life Income Gifts Charitable...

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A Great Idea – The Jett Fighter Fund

Jett Ramsey loved rainbows, the color green and his pet rabbit, Pepper Pancake. His grandmother, Debbie Harlan, speaks warmly of watching him ride around in his little green Jeep the months before he passed away, at age 5, of pediatric brain cancer. “He loved that Jeep….he rode it around just everywhere in his pajamas. He was always wearing his pajamas.”...

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Designing a Legacy: Michael Reid

Michael Reid dances to his own beat. His path led him from Brooklyn, New York to Monterey County, California. He was the first in his family to attend college and earned a BA in psychology, two Masters’ Degrees and a Ed.D. in Neuromotor Development. He has been married to his partner Bill Robnett for 13 years. Philanthropy has always been...

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