Planned Giving

Impact St. Catherine University today and tomorrow

  • Your charitable gift will provide vital support for our projects, activities and goals
  • You can enjoy immediate or deferred tax benefits for you and your family
  • Your contribution will influence the well-being of others far into the future
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Donor Stories

Donor Stories

Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • MaryFrances Schurb ’82
    MaryFrances Schurb ’82
    MaryFrances Schurb majored in math and computer science at St. Catherine University, which prepared her for her career as a service manager for Unisys Corp., in a field where there weren’t many women.
  • Christina Brandel Nichols
    Christina Brandel Nichols
    Although I still have a lot of student loans to pay off, I knew it was important to give back. I received a scholarship and was always proud of that fact.
  • Joan Madden ‘67: Leading by Example
    Joan Madden ‘67: Leading by Example
    For Joan Madden ’67, becoming a leader in her field was a natural extension of her education at St. Catherine University.
  • Judy Krekelberg Butler ’74
    Judy Krekelberg Butler ’74
    Judy Krekelberg Butler ’74 grew up in northern Minnesota during a time when few women had thriving careers outside the home.
  • Nancy Christensen ’62
    Nancy Christensen ’62
    “St. Kate’s is a place where girls grow into mature women who know how to think for themselves,”
  • Paula Bendry Larsen ’64
    Paula Bendry Larsen ’64
    “Your voice changes when you talk about St. Kate’s.” Those words from her late husband, Earnie, capture why Paula Bendry Larsen included St. Catherine University in her estate plan...