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The Messick Family Fund

Rod and Abby established their family fund with three major goals in mind. They wished to support the community they love by helping to build its collective endowment. They wanted their gifts to help the people of Lancaster County forever. Most importantly, they wanted to pass along to their daughters, Ally and Carly, a sense of responsibility in giving back to their community.

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The girls will not only succeed their parents as donor advisors, they will be included in decision making regarding annual grants from the beginning of the fund. Finally, they wanted to inspire others to take action now. They hope that their decision will spur others to support Forever Lancaster today.

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