The Las Patronas Endowment Fund
The Las Patronas Endowment Fund was established in 1990
The Las Patronas Endowment Fund was established in 1990 to provide our members and community supporters an enduring way to support the charitable activities of Las Patronas. The Fund is a stable and permanent reserve that generates income that may be distributed to qualified beneficiaries via a Legacy Society Grant.
Planned Giving & the Legacy Society
The Fund allows Las Patronas to increase and diversify the way by which support is received – including estate planning and individual bequests. Supporters who include Las Patronas in their estate plan are recognized as a Las Patronas Legacy Society Member.
The Legacy Grant
For the first time in 2016, Las Patronas introduced a Legacy Society Grant made possible from the proceeds of the Fund. The recipient of the first ever Legacy Society Grant is Big Sister League, Inc. The funds from the grant will be used to purchase a refrigerator and frost-free freezer for their transitional women’s home in San Diego. Las Patronas is very excited to fund a small award to this organization that supports women in need.
Please contact us if you are considering or have included Las Patronas in your estate planning.
Direct Donations to the Endowment
In addition to support received through planned giving, direct donations may also be made to the Fund in honor of or in memory of a loved one or in thanksgiving to acknowledge a milestone. Supporters who make a direct donation of $10,000 or more are recognized as a Las Patronas Legacy Society Member. You can mail a check to: Lauren Weiss, Investment Committee Chair, P.O. Box 1888, La Jolla, CA 92038-1888 or donate online.
Thank You to those who have made a Direct Donation to the Las Patronas Endowment Fund
In Memory of McClellan’s Mother Jink: Charles and Anne Dick
In Memory of Christine Stalder, Joan Wilson, Vicki Fraser Costello: Barbara Doren
In Memory of Bege Gravette: Judith and Michael Allen, Christine Andrews, Pamela Avoyer, Marjorie Berns, Rex and Laurelyn Carlisle, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Campbell, Berneice Copeland, Barbara and Walter Doren, Julie Fiss, Marcie Frank, Michael and Melody Gentry, John and Anne Gilchrist, Helen Hammond, Kim and Christine Kennedy, Betsy and Brad Kronschnabel, Marcia Littler and Family, Christine and John Michaelson, Elspeth and Jim Myer, Susan Myerson, Phil and Anita Patterson, Kathy Scott, Patrick and Jeanie Scott, Charles and Gerry Scribner, William and Gayle Taylor, Dixie and Kenneth Unruh, Marilee and Steve Warfield, Dennis and Sherry White
In Memory of Marlena Poulin: Annette and Daniel Bradbury, Julie Fiss, Sandra Gines and Brian Kinstler (The Gines Family), Cathy Kanter, Leigh Plesniak and Alison Lee
In Honor of The Platinum Sisters (2015-16 Las Patronas Advisory Reps): Caroline and Nicolas Nierenberg
In Memory of Betty Beardsley: Marjorie Berns, Barbara and Wally Doren, Gerry and Charles Scribner
In Memory of Nicole Repp: Lisa Albanez, Kelly Kjos, Leigh Plesniak, and Michelle Wiseman
Las Patronas is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; federal tax ID #95-6051480.