Sonogram Fund (DAF)

honoring the late rebecca morrow rather

Give Back to a Charity That's Close to Your Heart

save lives one heartbeat at a time

When an abortion-vulnerable woman gets a sonogram and sees her baby's beating heartbeat, a life is saved 97% of the time.

The Rebecca Morrow Rather Sonogram Fund is a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) managed by the Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund. It is a charitable account that grows in perpetuity and whose income will be used to provide sonogram services through the St. John Paul II Life Center and Vitae Clinic to abortion-vulnerable and uninsured women.

GIVE BACK TO A CHARITY THAT'S CLOSE TO YOUR HEART

Save lives one heartbeat at a time

When an abortion-vulnerable woman gets a sonogram and sees her baby's beating heartbeat, a life is saved 97% of the time.

The Rebecca Morrow Rather Sonogram Fund is a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) managed by the Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund. It is a charitable account that grows in perpetuity and whose income will be used to provide sonogram services through the St. John Paul II Life Center and Vitae Clinic to abortion-vulnerable and uninsured women.

*The Rebecca Morrow Rather Sonogram Fund honors the life of Rebecca Morrow Rather, the late daughter of Pat Von Dohlen.

How does the rebecca morrow rather (DAF) work?

  1. The St. John Paul II Life Center (JPII) has established the Rebecca Morrow Rather Sonogram Fund (RMR) with the Knights of Columbus Investment Fund as a Donor Advised Fund.
  2. Each year grants will be awarded to fund sonograms for abortion-vulnerable and uninsured women thru the JPII Life Center and the Vitae Clinic.
  3. Proceeds distributed each year will not exceed $5,000 until the principal balance in the fund reaches an amount ensuring its ability to fund sonograms in perpetuity.
  4. Tax-deductible donations of cash and/or stock gifts can be made to help grow the fund. 
  5. Investment income from the fund’s principal balance grows tax-free.

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What are the benefits of the rebecca morrow rather (DAF)?

  • – An easy and flexible way to give to charities
  • – Simple to set up and easily accessible
  • – Tax-free growth and maximize potential benefits
  • – Flexible funding options
  • – Typically requires no minimum distribution 
  • – Anonymous granting 
  • – Investment options

What's the difference between the rebecca morrow rather (DAF) and a direct donation?

The DAF donor receives tax documentation from the sponsoring organization (third parties such brokerage firms, community foundations, mutual fund companies, or Christian organizations). When a donor gives directly to their favorite charity, the donor receives tax documentation from the charity.

You Can Help Save More Babies and Mother's

Through the Rebecca Morrow Rather Sonogram Fund (DAF)

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