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Opportunity Builders

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AARP Foundation appreciates all donors, regardless of the size of their gift. Opportunity Builders recognition is extended to those individuals whose giving to AARP Foundation totals $1,000 or more annually.

As true collaborators in our work, Opportunity Builders are afforded even more exclusive recognition, access and benefits. Donors are recognized in one of four levels, renewed each year through continued giving:

Supporter ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Opportunity Builders lapel pin and certificate to identify you as a determined leader in the fight to end senior poverty in America.
  • Listing in the annual report (with your permission) as an Opportunity Builder.
  • Exclusive updates on the Foundation’s work to end senior poverty, emailed from AARP's President, 6 times per year.
  • Invitations to participate in exclusive insider briefings from the AARP Foundation President and leadership staff by phone.
  • Access to Lasting Legacy materials to help with legacy, estate and gift planning for you or a family member.

Ally ($2,500 - $4,999)

All benefits of the previous level, plus:

  • Your name listed (with your permission) in AARP Foundation’s donors-only newsletter, To Serve, when you first become an Opportunity Builder and once each year thereafter when you remain an Ally.
  • Elite access to AARP Caregiving Help and Advice to learn about care providers and resources for you or a family member.
  • Opportunities to meet with representatives from your AARP state office.

Leader ($5,000 - $9,999)

All benefits of the above levels, plus:

  • Your own personal liaison on AARP Foundation staff to serve as your direct contact at AARP and AARP Foundation.
  • Personal copies of important AARP and AARP Foundation research briefings delivered directly to you prior to public release.
  • Complimentary registration for AARP Life@50+ annual member meeting and an invitation to join other Opportunity Builders, AARP Foundation's President and other leaders at an exclusive reception.
  • Your name listed (with your permission) in AARP publications when you first join Opportunity Builders and once each year thereafter when you remain a Leader.

Champion ($10,000+)

All benefits of the above levels, plus:

  • Lifetime membership in AARP, with all associated benefits.
  • Your own annual private, pre-scheduled phone conference with AARP Foundation's President.
  • Invitations to exclusive AARP sanctioned events with priority seating.
  • Your name listed (with your permission) on an Opportunity Builder plaque of honor at AARP Foundation headquarters in Washington, DC.
  • Opportunities to meet one-on-one with Board and key staff.
  • Ability to discuss additional benefits customized to best match your philanthropic interests and goals.

Please consider supporting at the Opportunity Builder level that is right for you. You are making a social investment that will forever transform the landscape for older Americans in our country.

Become an Opportunity Builder Today

Make an online donation or mail a check to:

AARP Foundation
PO Box 93207
Long Beach, CA  90809-3207

To learn more about AARP Foundation Opportunity Builders, please contact:

Kate Greiner
AARP Foundation
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049

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