Retired MU faculty, Carol and Dick Dowdy
For years, Dick and Carol Dowdy taught people to eat what is good for them. Retired from MU's Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Dick said he taught a general course on nutrition to many students and it was a wonderful experience. "We tried to sort out nutritional fact from fiction. We dealt with how good nutrition can help you, and how abused it can hinder you."
A Gift Annuity Is Good for the Dowdys
A belief that education is an investment motivated the Dowdys to create a Mizzou charitable gift annuity. They also appreciate the steady level of income it will provide in later adult years.
The Dowdys' gift through a charitable gift annuity will provide them with an annual payout for life. They receive a charitable income tax deduction, and their annuity payments are partially tax-free. The Dowdys are supporting the Nutritional Sciences Program in the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences.
Call The Office of Gift Planning and Endowments to learn how a gift annuity might help you and MU.
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