TECH, Hutchinson, KSFunding the Future of TECH
It can be easy to focus on the here and now—our immediate needs. However, TECH knows the importance of good planning, now more than ever, and we feel passionate about ensuring that the same high-quality services available today are accessible well into the FUTURE.
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About the TECH Foundation
The TECH Foundation provides long-term support for TECH. The endowment is built through charitable gifts, such as gifts of cash and stock, as well as funds from bequests, trusts and annuities. All of these gifts are invested and support TECH now and for many years into the future!
TECH Foundation Giving Options
Your gift to the TECH Foundation TODAY will help ensure that the quality services that we have all come to expect from TECH are available to families with young children looking to the future. You are helping us secure the future for those we serve today as well as those we will serve tomorrow. If you would prefer for your money to be used right away for immediate needs, then please donate directly to TECH.
Tax-deductible donations can be made directly to the TECH Foundation in a variety of ways and can be given in honor of a friend or loved one.
Gifts to the TECH Foundation
The TECH Foundation provides long-term support for TECH. The endowment is built through charitable gifts, such as gifts of cash and stock, as well as funds from bequests, trusts and annuities. All of these gifts are invested and support TECH now and for many years into the future! A gift to the TECH Foundation will help us protect the future of our organization. Your donation will help protect the legacy of TECH for years to come.
TECH Legacy Society
Members of the TECH Legacy Society are committed to moving our mission forward for years to come. Members are inducted once they reach $5,000 in giving to the TECH Foundation. View section below to learn more about the TECH Legacy Society.
Monthly Giving with The Giving Circle
Instead of making a one-time gift, you have the option to set up a reoccurring monthly gift to the TECH Foundation.
How to Donate
- Mail: You can send donations to the TECH Foundation, PO Box 399, Hutchinson, KS 67504.
- In-Person: You can drop in-person donations off at our Administrative Office, located at 10 East 1st Avenue. We are open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
- Online: You can make online donations at the link below. Please indicate if your donation is designated for TECH or the TECH Foundation.
You have the power to strengthen and protect the future of TECH today, tomorrow and beyond by making a planned gift. Planned giving does not have to be complicated or frightening. There are several simple types of gifts that can leave a lifetime legacy:
- Retirement Plans and IRAs
- Life Insurance
- Wills and Bequests
- Appreciated Assets
Looking to make a Planned Gift?
Please call Lacey Mills, Director of Marketing and Foundation Development, at (620) 663-1596 or via email at email@example.com to start a conversation about how you can leave a legacy with TECH.
The TECH Legacy Society
Members of the TECH Legacy Society are committed to moving our mission forward for years to come. Members are inducted once they reach $5,000 in giving to the TECH Foundation. Benefits include:
- Honorary piece of art created by a TECH artist, complete with name plaque and induction year
- Name displayed on the TECH Foundation Legacy Society wall, located at the TECH offices*
- Name listed in the TECH Annual report as a member of the TECH Foundation Legacy Society*
- Invitation to annual Legacy Society Induction night
*If they choose, Legacy Society members can remain anonymous.
$100,000 and above
Eula Fry Trust (2018)
$50,000 - $99,999
$25,000 - $49,999
Dr. Mark Fesen and Brenda Maxey (2022)
Orvin and Peggy Miller (2019)
Marjorie L. Panning Trust (2018)
Virginia Rayl (2018)
$5,000 - $24,999
Mary F. and Albert Baker Memorial Trust (2022)
Mike and Angie Bergmeier (2022)
Matt and Amy Bretz (2020)
Bretz Injury Law Charitable Foundation (2018)
Suzanne Brown (2019)
Bob and Michelle Capps (2020)
David and Jill Cox (2021)
Larry and Patricia Cupps (2022)
Maurice and Melva Cummings (2021)
Daniel and Sarah Friesen (2021)
David and Jeanne Inskeep (2022)
Ethan Kaplan and Melinda Young (2021)
Ron and Lovella Kelley (2020)
In Memory of Larry Malloy ( 2022)
Manske & Associates / Wiley Plaza (2022)
Bill and Charlotte Mathers Family Foundation (2018)
Larry and Pat McLain (2021)
Melinda Young Law (2018)
Meyer Charitable Trust (2021)
Todd and Cindy Miller (2018)
John and Chris O’Day (2018)
Lucinda Piligian (2020)
Dan and Shirley Power (2018)
Trudy Swint and Cindy Knox (2019)
Frequently Asked Questions
The TECH Foundation provides long-term support for TECH. The endowment is built through charitable gifts, such as gifts of cash and stock, as well as funds from bequests, trusts and annuities. Some of these planned giving instruments even offer lifetime income payments back to the donor. But all of these gifts are invested, and the investment earnings provide annual support for TECH for many years into the future.
As you consider a gift to TECH or the TECH Foundation, you may ask yourself which is the right option for you? If you would like your money to be used right away to take care of immediate needs, then donate directly to TECH. If you would like your money to be invested and used in the future to protect the legacy of TECH, then donate to the TECH Foundation. Either way, your gift makes an impact and a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Yes! See your tax advisor for more information.
The TECH Foundation endowment funds are managed by the Hutchinson Community Foundation in Hutchinson, Kansas.
You may choose to honor or remember a friend or loved one with a gift to the TECH Foundation. The online form will ask for their name as you complete your gift. You may also mail a check to the TECH Foundation and indicate if it’s in honor or memory of a friend or loved one.