How you can help

Because you care……about people with developmental disabilities and because you care about the Special Needs Trust and Guardianship ministry of The Good Shepherd Fund, you may be interested in learning more about creating a gift to assist this outreach. Maybe you want to know more about realizing life income from your gift while securing the future of The Good Shepherd Fund. Perhaps you want to know more about funding a Special Needs Trust. Click on one of the buttons to the left to learn more about the benefits that come with creating various types of gifts.

The Good Shepherd Fund has a Trust and Gift Counselor on staff, the Reverend Dr. Ron Beckman, to assist individuals, families and parents in establishing a Special Needs Trust or to assist in the development of current and/or planned gifts. Dr. Beckman is an ordained Lutheran pastor and a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a credential that requires strict adherence to Accountability Standards and the Donor Bill of Rights. He is a member of the Association of Lutheran Development Executives and has over 20 years of estate and gift planning experience. He is available to assist financial and/or legal advisors to ensure that donor and trustor charitable intentions and objectives are met.

There is no cost or obligation. You may contact him:

Reverend Dr. Ron Beckman, CFRE