Donor Stories

Learn how others model generosity and make an impact with their acts of giving through the Foundation to other ministries.


Sylvia

Investing in the Future

When Sylvia’s husband Lowell died, she was left with a portfolio of investment real estate and his request that she give a substantial amount of money to those in need... Read More


Truck Great Depression

The Child Sponsorship Endowment

Evangeline had always lived a simple life. She grew up in a “regular tithing family” during the days of the Great Depression and learned that the Lord’s promises regarding tithing are true... Read More


Oil Well

Blessed to Be a Blessing

F. Irwin Harris and his wife Arlita experienced God's blessing in many ways, one of which was their introduction at Friendship Church of the Nazarene in Stuart, Oklahoma. Arlita tells the story... Read More


Herman and Clarice Dunlop

The Dairy Farm Produced More Than Milk

Deep in the heart of Maine lived Herman and Clarice Dunlop, faithful members of the Skowhegan, Maine, First Church of the Nazarene. Though diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Herman never... Read More


Fred and Grace Bertolet

Peace of Mind Gift Annuity

Fred and Grace Bertolet retired after years of successful ministry as evangelistic workers in the Church of the Nazarene. Because of their love for God and His Church, they wanted to do something to... Read More


Eggs

The Egg Endowment

Coming out of the military service at the close of the Korean war Randall decided to put his agricultural degree to work, so he went into the chicken business. Randall and his wife... Read More


Abrahamson

A God-Honoring Estate Plan

Like so many others, my wife and I found ourselves without a current and viable estate plan in place. Although we had drawn up wills years before, it was a shock to see how out-dated and inadequate... Read More


John and Orlene Pierson

The Piersons' Legacy

Heroes of generosity don't always have big bank accounts. For years, John Pierson drove a milk route and worked long hours. But he and his wife, Orlene, found time and energy to maintain their church... Read More


Robert and Mozelle Chason

A Gift That Lasts More Than a Lifetime

When remembering his parents Robert and Mozelle Chason, their son Steve speaks fondly of the godly example they set for him: "They were very giving, selfless, spirit-filled people"... Read More