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Why You Need A Legacy Society

Friday, October 7, 2022 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am


7:45 AM Networking, 8-9AM Presentation

Topic: Why You Need A Legacy Society

Guest Speakers: Sarah Babins & Abby Reeg

Planned giving is an essential piece in transforming your organization. This program will give you practical plans & tips you can take home and put to good use. Learn ways to thank your planned giving donors and attract new legacy supporters. This session is a must, even if you are new to planned giving or a seasoned veteran, to keep your legacy donors engaged.



Sarah Babins is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and has 15 years of experience working with a variety of non-profit organizations across the country with expertise in planned & major gifts. Sarah is a member of AFP West Michigan and serves on the West Michigan Planned Giving Group Board of Directors, a local chapter of the National Association of Charitable Gift Planners. Sarah is the Director of Philanthropy at Covenant Living of the Great Lakes, helping to keep residents in their homes if they outlive their financial resources. She also volunteers with the Junior League of Grand Rapids.

Abby Reeg is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and is passionate about working and volunteering for mission-driven organizations. She has a variety of fund raising experiences and has started and enhanced several legacy societies. Abby is a member of AFP West Michigan, serving on the Board of Directors and leading the Program Committee. Abby works on the Advancement and Donor Services Team at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation. She past president, past treasurer, and past state convention co-chair of P.E.O. (a philanthropic educational organization) Chapter DS, Spring Lake. In 2018, the ICSA (Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association) selected her as their Volunteer of the Year for her work with collegiate sailing programs.


The event is free, but pre-registration is required by Wednesday before the Friday event. You will receive the link to the meeting the day before, on Thursday, from Abby Reeg. The ZOOM meeting will start 10 minutes before 8am for networking…..come join us a little early. Please contact Abby at areeg@ghacf.org with questions.



Friday, October 7, 2022
7:45 am - 9:00 am
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