Giving Stories

Giving Back to AMS
Giving Back to AMS

"Ever since AMS Executive Director Ken Spengler gave me a personal tour of AMS Headquarters as a student member in 1967, the AMS has contributed greatly to my professional life for over 50 years."
—Fred and Meg Carr

Leaving a Legacy to AMS
Leaving a Legacy to AMS

"I began to think about how I could support AMS through a legacy gift that will live on after I am no longer able to participate directly in AMS programs. Like several of my colleagues, I discovered that designating AMS as the beneficiary of my TIAA-CREF retirement fund was the easiest way for me to proceed and would provide AMS with the greatest financial benefit."
—Eileen Shea

Rick and Michele Rosen
Rick and Michele Rosen

"We established a deferred charitable gift annuity by donating appreciated stock that had grown over the years. In doing so, we enjoyed an immediate tax deduction and avoided paying capital gains tax, while ensuring a guaranteed income stream—some of which will come to us tax-free—for the rest of our lives. Giving through a deferred charitable gift annuity was simple and beneficial to us and to AMS.."
—Rick and Michele Rosen

Funding the Future with a Gift to AMS Today
Funding the Future with a Gift to AMS Today

"Finding new ways of solving old problems and using the new technology our young scientists will have available to them is critical to our future, as a profession and as a society."
—Marv and Mary Dickerson

Increasing My Annual Gift to AMS
Increasing My Annual Gift to AMS

"How better to give back to an organization that has given so much to me and to ensure that the next generation has opportunities to contribute in so many ways we cannot yet imagine."
—Joe Friday

Why I Want to Leave a Legacy Gift to AMS
Why I Want to Leave a Legacy Gift to AMS

"It is time for me to give back to AMS for all the Society has given me... As my husband, Jim, and I thought about how best to support the AMS Anniversary Campaign, we sought out advice on different ways of giving and discovered that for us giving through our retirement plans best suited our family’s needs."
—Susan and Jim Avery