Hudson Library & Historical Society
Gift and Donation Guide


Historical Tradition of Giving to the Library - The library's very beginning as an association library in 1910 was made possible by the generous support and monetary donations of Caroline Baldwin Babcock and a group of like-minded Hudson residents.

Make a Legacy Gift to the Library - A gift to the library will add to this tradition and is an investment in the future of Hudson community and its citizens.

Leaving a Legacy Gift is Easy - Through planned giving, you have the ability to receive tax benefits. You can give to the library in many different ways:


  • Cash
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Retirement Plan Assets
  • Bequests through    Wills/Trusts
  • Retirement Plan beneficiary    designations
  • Life Insurance
  • Marketable Securities
  • Life Insurance beneficiary    designations
  • Tangible Personal    Property
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
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  • Real Estate
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
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  • Pooled Income Funds
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    For additional information about these Planned Giving options, visit the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations website http://www.ala.org/united/foundations/factsheets #25 Planned Giving: What You Need to Know

    Give to an Established Fund - You can give any amount. Every gift to the library, regardless of size, impacts our community. Gifts can be directed toward one of the following funds:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Women's Studies
  • -The Baldwin Babcock Fund -The Libby Walker Fund
    -The Flood Family Endowment Fund
  • Children's Authors and Illustrators
  • Local and National History
  • -The Children's Literature Fund
    -The Historic Endowment Fund  

    Create a Named Fund - Any gift of $5,000 or more allows you an opportunity to establish a named fund in your name or the name of a loved one.

    Memorial Gift and Recognition Gift for a Family Member or Friend - Tribute Gift Envelopes are available for contributions given in memory of a family member/friend or in recognition of a celebration event. The Tribute Gift Envelopes are found on site at the library and on the Donation page of the library's website.

    Restricted Gift for a Specific Purpose - Gifts can specify areas for the library, such as additional programming, speaker series, expanded collection in a specified topical area, etc.

    Unrestricted Gifts - Gifts of any amount are always valued and allow library staff to enhance current offerings at the library.

    Gifts in-Kind - Gifts of equipment, trees/landscaping, artwork, real estate and services useful to the library are greatly appreciated.

    Unacceptable Gifts: The library reserves the right to refuse any gift that is not consistent with its mission.

    Donors' Privacy

    The Hudson Library and Historical Society is committed to long-term relationships with donors and handle donor information with care and confidentiality. Donors' names and address information will be collected with each contribution but personal information will not be shared with third parties. Also, if you wish to have your contribution remain anonymous, your wishes will be respected.

    We are happy to discuss your legacy of giving with you or with your professional advisors. If you would like more information regarding the giving options, please contact E. Leslie Polott, Executive Director of the Hudson Library by e-mail at leslie.polott@hudson.lib.oh.us or telephone at (330) 653-6658.

    Thank you for your interest in supporting the Hudson Library & Historical Society.


    The Hudson Library and Historical Society is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, and donations to the library are tax deductible to the extent allowed by applicable law.



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    Our Thanks!

    Donors and Collaborators:


    The Hudson Library & Historical Society wishes to thank the following donors and collaborators whose gifts and partnerships have provided lifelong learning opportunities for all library users. Their generosity assures that Hudson is a city of readers where people gain the skills to find success in school, in the workplace and in their lives.


    Funds/Foundations


       

    Baldwin Babcock Trust

    Elma Karch Memorial Fund

       

    The Burton D. Morgan Foundation

    Key Bank Foundation

       

    Edward Breedon Memorial Fund

    Heidi Louise Kroger Memorial Fund

       

    Virginia Ellis Memorial Fund

    Jeanne V. Leyen Memorial Fund

       

    James M. Ewell Charitable Foundation

    Alanne Headland Linck Memorial Fund

       

    Flood Family Endowment Fund

    Microsoft Matching Gift Fund

       

    The Forhan Family Foundation

    Jayne C. Murphy Memorial Fund

       

    Lee & Lura Fuller Memorial Fund

    Marjie Grissom Origlio Endowment Fund

       

    William & Devin Gilchrist Memorial Fund

    Martha Phipps Memorial Fund

       

    Samuel M. Gillespie Memorial Fund

    Melbourne W. Phipps Memorial Fund

       

    Graves Family Foundation

    Adelaide Rideout Johnson Trust

       

    Hanz Foundation

    Elizabeth & Myron Taylor Memorial Fund

       

    The Henrietta C. Warner Trust

    Mary Jayne & J. Sherman Thomas Memorial Fund

       

    The Historical Endowment Fund

    Harlan & Dorothy Trumbull Memorial Fund

       

    The Hudson Community Foundation

    Elizabeth Walker Trust

       

    George E. & Mary Humphreys Memorial Fund

     

       

    Chandler T. Jones Memorial Fund

     

       

    Our Thanks!

    Includes dollar and in-kind contributions for 2014

    Individuals


         

    John & Ellen Ackerman

    Bill Hyde

    Abby & Libby Polott

         

    Kim Alberts

    John Kenerson

    Steven Powers-Chylinski

         

    Patricia Belby

    Bill Kinney

    Kim Rotonto Dregalla

         

    Lynn & Peter Bodden

    Dr. & Mrs. Roger
    L'Hommedieu

    Vince Rucci

         

    Paul & Molly Bodden

    Laura Lehner

    Dan Schuessler

         

    James Boex & Denise Gibson

    Barbara Leukart

    Marcy & John Shipley

         

    Brenda Bontrager

    Kurt & Margaret Liske

    Ellen & Daniel Smith

         

    Walter Brodine

    Joyce Mallare

    Helen Smith

         

    Clare Brown

    Martha Marsh

    Karen Stifler

         

    Lauren Carr

    Tom Martin

    Rob & Karin Swedenborg

         

    Dorothy Culhan

    Robert & Marilyn Matta

    Duncan Tanner

         

    William & Deborah Currin

    Lynne McMillan

    Volunteers of the Hudson Library

         

    Ann Furmick

    Amit Mittal

    Barbara Warrington

         

    Don & Nancy Germano

    Carol Moffa

    Allen & Stefanie Wass

         

    Greg Getzinger

    Patty Montgomery

    Carleen Welch

         

    Jane Goodnight

    Basil Musnuff

    Amelia Yunker

         

    James & Lynda Gurzenski

    Jake Nathanson

     

         

    Elly Handy

    Norman & Annemarie Otto

     

         

    Karen Harjarian

    Donald & Anne Palmer

     

         

    Larry Herman

    Lloyd & Amey Park

     

         

    Glennon Hill

    Robert Phillips Esq.

     

         

    Joe & Mary Ellen Hinkle

    E. Leslie Polott

     

         

    You can make a difference!


    When you support the Hudson Library, you are making an investment in the future, for your family and your community. To be a part of the library's legacy, please contact E. Leslie Polott at 330-653-6658, ext. 1014 or send an email to: Leslie.Polott@hudson.lib.oh.us.

    Our Thanks!

    Includes dollar and in-kind contributions for 2014

    Businesses & Organizations


    Acme Fresh Market

    General Electric

       

    Acme Fresh Market

    Great Lakes Baking Company

       

    Akron Zoo

    The Greenhouse Florist

       

    Aladdins Eatery

    Grey Colt

       

    Allstate: the Giving Campaign

    Hershey's of Hudson

       

    Amazon Smile

    HHS National Honor Society

       

    Ballet Excel

    Hudson Antique Club

       

    C.T.Taylor Construction

    Hudson Ballet

       

    Coalition for Children's Mental Health

    Hudson Fire Department

       

    Coldstone Creamery

    Hudson Garden Club

       

    Country Blues

    Hudson Genealogy Study Group

       

    Crazy But True Popcorn

    Hudson HandiCrafters

       

    Curves of Hudson

    Hudson League for Service

       

    DAR (David Hudson Chapter)

    The Hudson Library Staff

       

    Dairy Queen

    Hudson PTA

       

    Eddy's Bike Shop

    Hudson PTO

       

    Ezekial Richardson Chapter of Colonial Dames

    Hudson Preschool Parents

       

    Farinacci Pizza

    Hudson's Restaurant

       

    Fair Trade on Main

    Hudson Village Finance

       

    Fine Reflections Salon

    Huntington Learning Center of Stow

       

    First & Main

    JAG Landscaping

       

    Friends of the Hudson Library

    Jaipur Junction

       

    Fun & Stuff

    JC Comics and Cards

       

    Gavid Scott Salon & Spa

    Pizza Bogo

       

    Johnny's Diner

    Printer's Devil, Inc.

       

    The J.B. King Guest House

    PNC Bank

       

    Kindermusik

    Progressive InsuranceSalon Hudson

       

    The Learned Owl

    Simply Swank

       

    Love Bug Bakery

    Starbucks

       

    Lowes

    Summa Wellness Institute

       

    Luchita's Mexican Grill

    Target Corporation

       

    Lulu's

    The Taste of Hudson

       

    McDonalds of Hudson

    Therapy Dogs International

       

    Mom's Club of Hudson

    3 Palms Pizzeria

       

    Music of the Western Reserve

    Western Reserve Academy Students

       

    Music Together (with David Palomo)

    Western Reserve School of Cooking

       

    Nicky Nicole

    The Whacky Weeders

       

    Nosh Eatery

    Woman's Club of Hudson

       

    Outfitters

    Yoga Lounge

       

    Papa Johns

    University Hospital

       

    Peet's Coffee & Tea

    University School

       

    Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

     
       

    General Electric

     
       

    You can make a difference!


    When you support the Hudson Library, you are making an investment in the future, for your family and your community. To be a part of the library's legacy, please contact E. Leslie Polott at 330-653-6658, ext. 1014 or send an email to: Leslie.Polott@hudson.lib.oh.us.

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    The Hudson Library and Historical Society is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, and donations to the library are tax deductible to the extent allowed by applicable law.


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