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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

Simplify Your Gift Planning The 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 Gift Annuity...

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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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CFMC Fall/Winter Newsletter

Our Fall Newsletter, Giving Matters, features our Distinguished Trustees Mel and Regina Mason, a message of gratitude from Community Foundation for Monterey County President/CEO Dan Baldwin, new additions to staff and year-end giving deadlines and options, including Monterey County Gives! Read Giving Matters

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