Why We Give

We are incredibly grateful for those who have made a legacy gift to CapRadio or the CapRadio Endowment. Their generosity will ensure our future is bright. Here are just a few of their stories.

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Marcia A. Hillary, Ph.D.

Marcia Hillary made California her home when she moved from the East Coast for graduate school, studying psychology at UC Davis. Leaving behind her public radio station in Hartford, Connecticut, she also found a new home with CapRadio.

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John Kuster

John Kuster "never met a stupid person who listened to NPR." It's partly why he's been listening all these years. The self-described news junkie and jazz lover spent nearly 35 years on the road as a long-haul trucker.

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Jim and Cathy Haagen-Smit

Jim and Cathy Haagen-Smit have listened to CapRadio since their college days. See how they are ensuring their support for the programs they love continues even after their lifetimes.

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Leigh Coop

For more than 30 years, CapRadio has been a daily part of Leigh Coop's life and she has always wanted to give back as a way to show her appreciation. So Leigh and her husband, Peter, decided to include the station in their estate plan, allowing them to give more than they thought possible.

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