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Affordable Transit

Help for Poor Seniors

Building Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency

Regular price $20.00

This gift will provide transportation assistance to homeless seniors so they can get around in the community and meet daily health and household needs, connect with family and friends, and maintain a high quality of life. Assistance provided may include discount senior bus passes, train, commuter rail or BART fare, or taxi vouchers. This gift will help very low income seniors maintain a high level...


Allow Communication

Training for a senior

Per Scholas

Regular price $100.00

Your donation will allow for one senior to receive comprehensive hands on training in safe and useful ways to utilize the internet.


Assist the Elderly

Gas for appointments

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Regular price $20.00

Your gift will offset some of the fuel costs that volunteer drivers for Faith in Action Caregiviers incur on behalf of the elderly, taking them to their appointments in the Austin area. Now in its 23nd year, Faith in Action Caregivers (FAIC) uses a team of almost 200 volunteers from 17 different faith communities to help older adults maintain their independence and improve their quality...


Bridge the Divide

Teach young and old

Generations United

Regular price $15.00

Your gift provides access to program models and materials to begin or enhance an intergenerational technology program.


Connect Generations

One art performance

Generations United

Regular price $75.00

Your gift will allow one performer to attend and participate in an intergenerational performance.


Disaster Assistance

Benefits for elderly

National Council on Aging

Regular price $100.00

Your gift will allow us to provide an elderly victim of Hurricane Katrina with at least $10,000 in needed benefits. NCOA is working with local non-profit organizations throughout the Gulf region to find these elderly victims and help them learn about and enroll in key public benefits that will help pay for health care, prescription drugs, housing and other basic needs. Most of the funds...


End Homelessness

Moving into a new home

Building Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency

Regular price $500.00

This gift will provide move-in assistance to help a homeless family or individual who has located affordable housing and is ready to move in, but does not have savings for move in costs. Move in assistance may include first or last month's rent, security deposit, mover expenses, furniture and household items, linens and bedding, games and toys for kids, or food and kitchen items to...


Family Wellness

Home health support

Building Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency

Regular price $100.00

This gift will provide help with small items that make a big impact on health. Assistance provided may include paying for prescriptions or over-the-counter medications (cold/flu, asthma, nutrition supplements, pain relievers) that homeless and very poor people cannot afford. It may also include home exercise items (exercise tubs or fitness balls), air cleaners/purifiers, humidifiers, or other household items that help people maintain safe and healthy...


Feed A Senior

One month of meals

Creative Capital

Regular price $100.00

Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bring meals to seniors in need. These programs are our members and we are proud of them. Their clients are our mothers and fathers and grandparents and neighbors. They are America and they need your help. By donating this gift you are feeding our hungry seniors and ensuring that no senior...


Feed A Senior

Two weeks of meals

Creative Capital

Regular price $50.00

Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bring meals to seniors in need. These programs are our members and we are proud of them. Their clients are our mothers and fathers and grandparents and neighbors. They are America and they need your help. By donating this gift you are feeding our hungry seniors and ensuring that no senior...


Feed A Senior

One week of meals

Creative Capital

Regular price $25.00

Each day in communities throughout America, local senior meal programs are working tirelessly to bring meals to seniors in need. These programs are our members and we are proud of them. Their clients are our mothers and fathers and grandparents and neighbors. They are America and they need your help. By donating this gift you are feeding our hungry seniors and ensuring that no senior...


Fund A Journal

One yearly subscription

American Society on Aging

Regular price $40.00

Your gift will provide one annual subscription to a quarterly journal. Each issue is devoted to a particular topic in aging and features nationally recognized authors and guest editors so professionals can stay on top of the latest research and promising practices.


Give A Coffee Break

Refreshments for a Day

National Council on Aging

Regular price $5.00

Your $5.00 gift will help provide one NCOA conference attendee a full day of refreshing water, juice or coffee between sessions. Our annual conference includes lectures, workshops and special programs that offer an array of learning and networking opportunities that may begin as early as 8:00 a.m., and run until 8:00 p.m. Breaks with refreshments are really appreciated by those working with and on behalf...


Help Grandfamilies

Materials for a group

Generations United

Regular price $25.00

Your gift provides materials and technical assistance to a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren.


Increase Awareness

Environment education

Generations United

Regular price $100.00

Your gift will provide "How To" guides and technical assistance to four intergenerational groups seeking to carry out environmental awareness projects in their communities.


Increase Awareness

One conference report

Grantmakers In Aging

Regular price $50.00

Each year world-wide and national experts in the field of aging present leading-edge information to attendees at GIA's annual conference. Since 1999, GIA has sponsored a conference Fellows Program to recognize outstanding regional graduate and postdoctoral students who are interested in gerontology. Fellows receive a stipend covering conference participation, materials, lodging, and travel. In turn; Fellows summarize session information for publication in a conference highlights...


Prepare For Work

Job readiness support

Building Opportunities For Self-Sufficiency

Regular price $200.00

This gift will provide support to help one homeless person build the skills needed to find living wage work. Assistance will be given as needed by the individual, and may include tuition for community college courses, enrollment in special training, study materials, transportation, or work materials or clothing. It may also include health or mental health services needed to help a disabled individual participate in...


Prevent Isolation

Life-Long Technical Support

Per Scholas

Regular price $75.00

Your donation will give a senior life-long technical support from a friendly and knowledgeable Per Scholas Employee.


Promote Healthy Aging

Center for Healthy Aging

National Council on Aging

Regular price $200.00

Your gift supports NCOA’s Center for Healthy Aging, which is dedicated to promoting aging with dignity, independence, and health. We support critical leadership in healthy aging; including: research, writing, education, publishing, technical assistance, training and development of best practices.


Provide Possibility

Computer for a senior

Per Scholas

Regular price $145.00

Your donation will provide one low-income senior with a personal home computer. Through this gift, you will be providing a senior with an opportunity to stay connected and informed.