About the Series

The PLU Gift Planning team is pleased to offer a series of virtual seminars and panel presentations, focused on providing the PLU community with valuable resources related to estate planning, tax planning, and charitable giving. 

For more on the information provided in these seminars, visit www.plu.edu/giftplanning.

Upcoming Events

More to come!

Past Events

Give a Gift That Pays You Back

Join Steve Slotemaker, Relationship Manager at TIAA Kaspick, along with Doug Page and Kaarin Austin from the PLU Gift Planning team, as we discuss ways in which you can give to charity while also receiving income. Steve will outline the types of gifts that provide income, and the situations in which these gifts make sense. Doug and Kaarin will tell stories about when this has worked well for PLU donors.

Recipes for Tax-Smart Year-End Giving

Join the PLU Gift Planning team, along with Vice President Dan Lee and Ali Criss ‘07, CFP®, CDFA™, President & Managing Partner of Financial Insights, as we share valuable information about year-end giving in light of new tax laws.

Resources Shared:

Recipes from the PLU Kitchen
Use our online tool to make a gift of stock
Use our online tool to make a Qualified Charitable Distribution from your IRA

Estate Planning in the Time of COVID: A Virtual Panel Presentation

Join Tacoma attorneys Amy Lewis and Todd Blodgett, with the firm of Eisenhower and Carlson, along with PLU’s gift planning team of Doug Page and Kaarin Austin, as we share valuable information about planning your estate during these times of uncertainty.

Resources Shared: 

PLU’s Free Online Will Writing Resource
Estate Planning Questionnaire
Do I Want a Will or Living Trust?

Connect With Us

Douglas Page, CAP
Executive Director of Gift Planning
253-535-8488, page@plu.edu

Kaarin Praxel Austin, J.D.
Director of Gift Planning
253-535-7156, praxel@plu.edu