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To Experience One’s Legacy Now with Jim and Dianne Gropper

Community involvement and philanthropic giving cultivate a legacy that lasts for generations. Jim and Dianne Gropper, South Dakota natives living in Huron, South Dakota, are soaking up the joys of experiencing the impact of their legacy now while they are living.

Jim and Dianne partnered with South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) to establish the Gropper Clement Legacy Fund–a scholarship fund supporting Huron, James Valley Christian, Kadoka and Miller High Schools students.

Jim and Dianne sat down with Jamie Farmen, SDCF Community Development Coordinator & Marketing Manager, to discuss how their own paths to higher learning inspired giving back to their hometowns in a meaningful way.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The impact higher education has had on Jim and Dianne
  • Why perpetual giving is important to the Groppers
  • Groppers’ encouragement to give now so you can enjoy the impact during your lifetime
  • Their experience working with SDCF to establish the Gropper Clement Legacy Fund

“We are feeling happiness and joy during our lifetime,” shared Jim, “I suggest you enjoy your legacy now as we are.”

Listen to the episode here.

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