Timing Your Gift
For every $1 donated to AFAS, the Air Force Aid Society dedicates $3 toward emergency help, college scholarships and grants, With these funds, AFAS was able to help over 26,000 Air Force and Space Force families last year alone. Of these funds, 92% of AFAS Emergency Financial Assistance was provided to the Total Force (Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen), leaving 8% to retirees and widows.
In 2020, $12.5 million in total support was provided to Air Force and Space Force families for emergencies ranging from rent assistance to natural disaster relief. To read more about how these donations have impacted Airmen and Guardians, please read our Airmen Stories. These are real people that have benefited from your donations.
Whether you make an immediate impact gift of cash today or plan to include AFAS more substantially in your future charitable roadmap, there are many ways to time your gift. We want you to know that each and every gift helps our Airmen tremendously.
To learn more about ways that you can donate to the Air Force Aid Society, please see our programs below. Please contact us should you have any questions. Your tax donation may be tax-deductible and can help Air Force and Space Force families in need. Air Force Aid Society will send written acknowledgment for donations of $250 or more, per IRS guidelines.
Pay your respects to someone dear while paying it forward to our Airmen. Tribute giving options allow you the chance to designate your gift to AFAS in memory of in honor of someone important to you.
Named Education Gifts
Help an Air Force family realize the dream of higher education. Establish a one-time named Arnold Education Grant or a one-time named Merit Scholarship. Your investment will fully support an Air Force dependent –and hopeful scholar – for one year of education support, while also recognizing your own family’s commitment to helping Airmen.
The easiest and most expedient way to make your gift is online.
If you prefer, you can make a gift:
- By phone: call 703-972-2650
- By mail: send a check made payable to Air Force Aid Society to P.O. Box 2208, Arlington, VA 22202