Donor Stories

If acts of goodness could speak, they would testify on behalf of Gulf Coast donors.

A Gift for Results

Though each gives for the most personal of reasons, our donors become a united force that inspires us to push the bounds of the achievable in transforming our region.

Testing the Waters

A hardworking couple who had spent years building a successful business found retirement as beach bums a little boring. They were ready to dip their toes into the waters of philanthropy but weren’t sure where to start. Until they met Gulf Coast.

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Raising the Curtain on a Legacy

A close friend of ours wanted to memorialize his recently deceased wife, whose life had been enriched by local theater. He found the perfect way to honor her and support her favorite art form at the same time.

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For the Kids         

A woman updating her estate plan was losing sleep over which charities to support with future bequests. Then her attorney connected her to Gulf Coast, and we helped her make a plan that lets her rest easy at night.

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Regifting for the Right Reasons

A couple with a rare coin collection realized it was only collecting dust. Then we showed them how they could monetize those coins to receive an income and give back to their community, all through Gulf Coast.  

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