Trust Services 7000 Adventist Blvd NWHuntsville, AL 35896
Phone: (256) 726-8278Fax: (256) 726-8337
The Office of Planned Giving & Trust Services is here to assist you with personal estate and charitable planning services. If it is your desire to maximally provide for your family and/or support the mission of your University in your estate plan, we urge you to give us a call and allow us to confidentially share the options that are available to help you realize your financial goals.
Our Director of Planned Giving & Trust Services is Fred Pullins. He is a graduate of Oakwood University ('66) and subsequently received his M. Ed. from the University of Memphis. Fred has served Oakwood in several administrative capacities since 1981. In his current position as trust director, he has received denominational certification as well as the Certified Specialist in Planned Giving designation from California State University, Long Beach.
Oakwood University was established on the foundation of faithful stewardship, and we have operated for over a hundred years on the same unshakable foundation. God’s word and promises are true. He will open the windows of heaven and pour out blessings to those who are dependable and faithful stewards of the wealth, great or small, that He has placed in our charge. Consequently, our primary goal is to assist our alumni, University employees, and supporters in utilizing the financial vehicles that are currently available to reduce estate taxes, provide a constant flow of income for life, enhance the gifts that are left to family, and to provide quality and enabling support to charity.
Planned giving options that are available:Wills, BequestsRevocable Self-administered Trusts, Living Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable IRA’s, and Outright Gifts.Oakwood University Planned Giving Visit the Oakwood University Planned Giving Home Page for news, estate-planning information, and access to estate planning tools.Cycle of Life Visit Cycle of Life to access additional information about estate planning provided by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. If you have already remembered Oakwood University in your will or other estate plan, please let us know. We want to include you in our Mizpah Society. When we hear from you, we will send you information about the benefits the University offers you in appreciation for your thoughtfulness and demonstration of support for our students.