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Lawrence Tech partners with LEAVE A LEGACY program for southeast Michigan

Release Date: December 14, 2011

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University is joining with other area charities in support of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan’s “Leave a Legacy” campaign that aims to inspire people to make charitable bequests, a type of planned gift to be distributed in the future.

“Charitable bequests are a wonderful way for donors to support their favorite charity and to ensure that their wishes are carried out in a way that offers maximum benefit to what they seek to support,” said Dennis Howie, associate vice president of advancement at Lawrence Tech.

Founded in 1997, the Southeast Michigan program of LEAVE A LEGACY is a public awareness campaign conducted by the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeast Michigan to inspire people to make charitable bequests, a type of planned gift to be distributed sometime in the future to a charity meaningful to the donor.  It is a national broad-based community campaign that involves all types of nonprofit groups and is conducted by professionals who assist donors with charitable estate planning.

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey, Traverse City and Toronto. Lawrence Tech also partners with universities in Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.