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War Eagle Forever, a biannual newsletter from Auburn University’s Office of Gift Planning, tells the philanthropy stories that set Auburn apart from other universities and provides insights into planned giving strategies that can help you achieve your financial goals while supporting Auburn’s mission.

Winter 2023 edition

Giving the gift of unforgettable artistic experiences

Arts enthusiast Laura Young Palmer ’70 is a loyal patron and supporter of Auburn University’s Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center. Her current and future support ensures the arts are available to everyone – now and for generations to come.

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Scholarship from planned gift closes the gap for marketing senior

Elizabeth Hobbs always thought she was destined for community college. Auburn seemed financially out of reach until her ACT score opened the door to merit scholarships. But a scholarship from a planned gift is what has made her Auburn Experience truly possible.

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Top 5 reasons to make an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution

Since Congress made IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions permanent in 2015, they have become an increasingly popular way for those 70 ½ and older to give back to the Auburn Family. See why they are a win-win for IRA owners and Auburn.

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A message from Auburn University President Christopher B. Roberts

Invoking the example of legendary figures from Auburn’s past, President Roberts challenges the current generation of the Auburn Family to create its own legacies – allowing Auburn to dream the biggest dreams.

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