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C ORPOR ATE ANNU AL REPOR T | 7 YEAR IN REVIEW | 5 Giving truly matters Prazak Continues to Give to Mission Ways you can give Donor giving truly matters and helps Cash our staff to carry out OCHS’ crucial mission. For the past 28 years, Dr. Cash gifts are the most common chari- Barbara Prazak has championed access table gifts. They are simple to make and to healthcare on the Outer and Lower serve as a charitable tax deduction for Cape. As OCHS’ medical director since annual support. Donors who give $1,000 or more to the unrestricted Annual Fund 2011, she has seen remarkable growth are automatically enrolled in our Rising and change, overseeing medical staff Tide Leadership Giving Society. recruitment, training and protocols, in addition to seeing patients as a primary care physician. Dr. Prazak Stocks & Securities has set an outstanding standard for By making a gift of appreciated securities, quality care and dedication to the the donor avoids all capital gains taxes local communities served by OCHS, and may use the full value of the gift as including the addition of a Harwich a tax deduction. For information on how Health Center. Her passion and desire to give back to her communities to make a stock gift, please contact the has not gone unnoticed. Development Office at 508-905-2850. In her new OCHS role commencing May 1, 2017, Dr. Prazak will relinquish her administrative medical oversight duties and focus on direct care Other gifts & assets for her patient base in Wellfleet while also playing a clinical leadership A donation of other appreciable assets, role in OCHS’ plans to expand and upgrade its Wellfleet and Harwich such as real estate, art or other personal health centers. property offers similar tax advantages. “Giving back is so important to me on many levels,” shares Dr. Prazak. “I Anchor Endowment am looking forward to this opportunity of helping OCHS with its goal of expanding our Wellfleet and Harwich Port centers to better serve Planned Giving Society our patients and community. My new OCHS role allows me look to the The Society offers estate planning options future in a way that supports my personal goals and interests while that include: also satisfying my passion for improving access to quality healthcare.” • Bequests: Minimize estate taxes by leaving a gift to OCHS in your will. • Charitable Remainder Trusts: Individually “Access to quality healthcare managed trusts that establish a gift to OCHS and provide you income for life is essential. Healthcare or a term of years. organizations that place care • Charitable Lead Trusts: Allow you to provide OCHS with a series of gifts for above profits, as does OCHS, life, or a fixed term of years. are deserving of our time, • IRA: Designate a planned gift by naming OCHS as a beneficiary. energy and money. We can • Life Insurance Gifts: Name OCHS as all pitch in and do our part. the owner and beneficiary of a new or Healthcare is a human right.” existing life insurance policy. Byllye Avery If you have any questions about how to support the Outer Cape Health Services mission to ensure Outgoing OCHS Board Member, access to quality healthcare for all, please contact Donor and Development Volunteer Karen Bissonnette, Chief Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (508) 905-2850.