April 13, 2020

Remembering the Life, Legacy of Alma Lee Loy (June 10, 1929 -- April 10, 2020)

Alma Lee Loy with IRCF friends at Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society Ice Cream Social and Ribbon Cutting.
Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society Logo

Founder, past Director and the namesake of Indian River Community Foundation's Legacy Society has died of natural causes. She was 90 years old and lived a full life that made a profound and meaningful impact on our community. She will be deeply missed. Her obituary can be found here.

The Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society was established in 2011 to honor donors who entrust Indian River Community Foundation with their charitable legacy.  These are special people whose estate gifts will provide significant benefit to the local charitable causes they love through permanent endowments. Since its establishment, a growing number of individuals and families have been inspired by Alma Lee Loy's spirit of generosity to notify the Community Foundation of planned gifts and be recognized in the Legacy Society.  A complete list of Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society members can be found here.

In addition to being one of 52 Founders who provided start-up capital to the Community Foundation, to serving on the Community Foundation's Board of Directors and to lending her name to the Legacy Society, Alma Lee established the Alma Lee Loy Fund as a donor advised fund.  The Community Foundation will continue to carefully steward these resources to support local charities in her memory.  

Indian River Community Foundation was established in 2008 with a mission of building a better community through donor-driven philanthropy.  With assets of approximately $70 million in 177 charitable giving accounts, the Community Foundation and its clients have awarded more than $70 million in grants, mostly to nonprofit charitable organizations located in Indian River County, Florida.  Visit www.ircflegacy.org to learn more about making a planned gift to establish your own charitable legacy.

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