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Almost 100 With Youth on Her Mind: Maggie Moore

Maggie Moore’s attorney still gets requests from charities asking to renew his client’s gifts. This isn’t surprising. His memory of his client of 50-some years is, “she was a good soul.”

Maggie Moore’s attorney still gets requests from charities asking to renew his client’s gifts. This isn’t surprising. His memory of his client of 50-some years is, “she was a good soul.”

This good soul, who passed away in December 2007 at 97 years old, will always be remembered by the young people at her church. Maggie established the Moore-Ellis Family Scholarship Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation to help young people at the Allen Temple AME Church.

Maggie was a great believer that young people needed both a spiritual foundation along with a solid education. Why did Maggie, an employee of the EPA for 30 years, set up a scholarship fund? Perhaps because it fit into her belief that, “If the world has been good to you, it’s good to give something back.”

And she was a good soul.

Read more about GCF’s flexible giving options.

May 2010