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The Bob Swenson Legacy Society

The Legacy Society honors benefactors who have included Dominican in their estate plan leaving a lasting legacy in our community. We would like to invite you to join the Bob Swenson Legacy Society at Dominican Hospital. We are grateful to those who remember Dominican Hospital Foundation through a bequest, life income plan, or other type of legacy gift. Your support strengthens and ensures the future of our unique organization.

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The Legacy Society was named after Bob Swenson, founding president of the Dominican Hospital Foundation, as well as the first president of Cabrillo College. His invaluable support resulted in numerous bequests to Dominican that have had a tremendous impact on patient care.

When becoming a member of the Legacy Society, you will receive various benefits including an exclusive invitation to our annual Legacy Society cocktail party. Members are also recognized on in the Hospital's Main Lobby and in the Focus on Wellness magazine.

Planned gifts, whether large or small, demonstrate a deep commitment to the Hospital, provide a continuing source of financial support to this vital community institution, and have a profound and lasting impact on the equipment, programs, and services it offers. When you step forward, others are encouraged to do the same. You may also choose to remain anonymous.

Examples of planned gifts and bequests include:

  • Gifts of any amount to Dominican Hospital Foundation through a will provision Gifts through a revocable living trust
  • IRA, 401(k), SEP or similar retirement plan beneficiary designation
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Life insurance policy beneficiary designations

Should you name the Foundation in a legacy gift, we would welcome a copy of the legal document or section of document that accompanies your gift. This can make estate administration easier when your gift is received.

Thank you for considering Dominican Hospital Foundation through a legacy gift. Free legal support is available for codicils, trust amendments or charitable remainder trusts when Dominican Hospital Foundation is the beneficiary. For further information, please contact Drew Gagner, Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer, at (831) 462-7712 or Drew.Gagner@DignityHealth.org.

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