Sue, a fundholder at the Foundation, shares her personal, family-focused approach to giving.
Sue, a passionate advocate for a variety of local organizations, supports her community through a commitment to volunteerism. Using her artistic gifts, Sue guides children with life-limiting and serious illnesses through art experiences. Through mentorship, Sue helps budding artists move forward in their artistic journeys. Her family’s philanthropic legacy, started by her parents, has expanded to Sue and her siblings and now is moving on to her own children.
“It’s been an amazing thing. Now legacy is starting to happen in my own family," says Sue. "I am now doing what my dad did to me and going to our kids and saying ‘Hey, we give to this, but do you have anything that you’re passionate about that we could maybe start giving to?’ So now the legacy is moving along, and that’s very big for me.”
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