Why Give?

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”    Winston Churchill

Your gift goes a long way with  96 cents out of every dollar supporting programs & services.
Your donations make a difference because:

  • Proper nutrition from home-delivered meals keeps older adults out of hospitals.
  • A ride to the doctor helps maintain health and well-being through timely check-ups and immunizations.
  • The number of older adults has started to double – climbing to 72M by 2030.
  • The number of older adults caring for adult disabled children has dramatically increased as many people with disabilities are living longer and younger combat Veterans return with severe injuries and disabilities.
  • Grandparents raising grandchildren is a growing phenomenon with nearly 6 million children and 1.5 million grandparents currently living in grandparent-grandchild households.
  • At least 70% of people over age 65 will require some long-term care.
  • Support helps keep people healthier, allows them to stay at home and prevents institutionalization and dependency.

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