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The Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle

A Gift of a Lifetime

Scranton Area Foundation Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle was established to encourage donors in the community to give back to the community through gifts which carry out their charitable purposes. The Isaacs Legacy Circle consists of individuals who have named the Scranton Area Foundation, or one of the many charitable funds it manages, as a beneficiary of a planned or deferred gift. Anyone can join. There is no minimum gift amount required to be a member.

Who was Marion M. Isaacs?

Marion M. Isaacs, a leader and philanthropist in Lackawanna County throughout her lifetime, served as the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Scranton Area Foundation from the Foundation’s inception until the end of her life. The Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle is named in her memory in honor of her excellence in service to foster the well-being of the people of the Scranton area.

What is the purpose of the Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle?

The Isaacs Legacy Circle is meant to encompass any and all who wish to leave a legacy for the future of their family and their community, and to assure that their own life’s efforts will continue to make a positive impact as time goes by.

What is a planned gift and how does it work?

The planned gift can be made as a bequest to the Scranton Area Foundation under a donor’s will or trust, by naming the Scranton Area Foundation as a beneficiary of a retirement plan or life insurance policy, or by the donor establishing a charitable remainder trust during his or her lifetime.

What do I have to do to join?

All that is required is for an individual to make a planned gift naming the Scranton Area Foundation as a beneficiary and informing the Scranton Area Foundation of the gift by submitting the designation information notice.

Where do I get a designation information notice?

The Scranton Area Foundation Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle designation notices are available at the Foundation’s office as well as the offices of many Lackawanna County attorneys and financial planners.

Who can be a part of the Marion M Isaac’s legacy Circle?

Anyone can join. There is no minimum gift amount required to be a member. All that is required is for an individual to make a planned gift naming the Scranton Area Foundation as a beneficiary and informing the Scranton Area Foundation of the gift by submitting the designation information notice. It is not necessary to disclose the amount of the gift.

Is there a minimum gift amount required to be a member?

No. There is no minimum gift amount required to be a member.

Will anyone know that I am a member?

All members of the Scranton Area Foundation Marion M. Isaacs Legacy Circle will be listed in our publications (unless they wish to remain anonymous) and invited to selected events sponsored by the Foundation.

Do I need to disclose the amount of the gift?

No. It is not necessary to disclose the amount of the gift.

The Scranton Area Foundation will be happy to discuss any deferred gift you wish to make, whether large or small, at your convenience. We would be delighted to welcome you as a member in this new organization.

  • The Marion M Issacs Legacy Circle Members
  • Richard S. Bishop, Esq.
  • †Mr. & Mrs. Matthew F. Flynn
  • Sally and Richard Marquardt
  • Jeanne A. Bovard
  • Eleanore Ginader
  • † Lena Pacino
  • Austin and Marianne Burke
  • Judith O. Graziano
  • James W. Reid, Esq.
  • William J. Calpin, Jr.
  • Mary Kopa
  • Kenneth and Letha Reinheimer
  • Susan O. Calpin
  • Julia A. Laird
  • † Dr. Steven and †Sara Rosenthal
  • †Rita Koppelman Dinner
  • The Robert N. Lettieri Family
  • † James F. Swift
  • † Dr. Robert J. Donovan
  • † Monsignor Andrew
  • Joseph McGowan
  • Midori Yamanouchi-Rynn

Call (570) 347-6203 to Join the Family of Leagcy Circle Members Today!