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Legacy Gifts - Join the Pelagie Society

Have been fortunate in your life?   
Are you looking for the right way to pay it forward in your home town?
 
We can work with you and your financial advisor set up a fund that is individually designed to meet your goals. Donating to a community fund can make a difference.   Your can leave a legacy to make a big difference. 
Legacy Gifts can be donor advised or unrestricted. The Faribault Foundation will honor your legacy. 

 
Let's start the conversation about how a Legacy Gift in your name or in honor of someone you designate,
can make a difference in our community for years to come. 

Pelagie Faribault, the mother of our community's founder, was born in 1783 at Prairie du Chien.
Her second marriage after being widowed was to French Canadian fur trader Jean-Baptiste Faribault.
Pelagie and Jean Baptiste had eight children, including Alexander Faribault (born in 1806), the founder of our community. Pelagie is described as an influential and generous person in the Dakota community. She was known to be kind and generous, and she provided hospitality for the friends and neighbors in their social networks. Pelagie died on June 19, 1847. Alexander died in 1882. He and Pelagie and other family members are buried at Calvary Cemetery in Faribault. Contact us to learn how to become a member of the Pelagie Society.