John and Maren King: Giving in Action

The King Family Springdale Fund honors our family’s history and supports educational programs, the arts, our church and environmental projects.

Supporting and giving back to our community has always been high on our priority list. By volunteering our time and contributing financially we hope we’ve made, and will continue to make, a difference in our Central New York home.

As a landscape architect and community design educator (Maren) and an estate planning attorney (John) we have seen firsthand what the Community Foundation does to support organizations that are doing good work in our neighborhoods and how the Community Foundation provides estate and tax planning opportunities that are also beneficial to prospective donors.

Our new King Family Springdale Fund at the Community Foundation honors our family’s history and supports educational programs, the arts, our church and environmental projects. We plan to expand the causes we support and increase our giving as our fund flourishes.

John and Maren, with their dog.

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