Yes, I want to be a champion for older people
in the world's poorest communities.

Make a cash donation





Or, donate another amount 

A few of the ways your donation could be used


can provide a hygiene kit to an older person for three months.


can provide food supplies to an older person for 2 months.


can provide a wheelchair or other assistive devices to two older people.

Have a fun fundraiser

Host a birthday
Facebook fundraiser or
one in-person

Sites like GroupRaise make Happy Hour fundraising fun and hassle-free.

Race for more
than fitness. 

Have everything? Add us to your gift registry to give to older people who don’t.

Give through work

If your company has a payroll giving program (which often double your donation through corporate matches) or hosts an annual workplace giving campaign, consider adding HelpAge USA as a non-profit-of-choice. For payroll giving, HelpAge USA can be found on:

Make us your Amazon Smile charitable organization

Give without spending a dime through Jewelry for Good

Turn that dated gold locket, tarnished tea set or any other gold or silver item you no longer use into a cash donation. Learn how here

Make a legacy gift

Help the world’s most vulnerable older people by leaving a legacy gift to HelpAge USA through a will, trust or beneficiary designation. You can name your estate gift in memory or honor of a parent, grandparent or anyone else as an enduring remembrance and tribute.

Add a gift to your will

You can name a specific or actual dollar amount or a percentage of what is left after you leave specific gifts for family and friends. 
  • Your assets remain under your control during your lifetime.
  • You can modify your gift if your circumstances change.
  • Just a sentence in your will or trust completes your gift. 
Already written your will or trust? Your attorney can prepare a simple document, called a codicil, which adds a new gift to HelpAge USA while reaffirming the other terms of your will.

Make a gift in your retirement plan, financial account or life insurance

You can donate all or part of your: pension, IRA, 401(k), or other retirement plans; financial accounts; or life insurance by submitting an updated Designation of Beneficiary form.
Information you’ll need:
  • HelpAge USA tax ID number (EIN):
  • HelpAge USA address:
    1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036

Please contact us if you have any questions on legacy gifts

The information above does not contain legal or tax advice. Always consult your legal and tax advisors regarding your specific situation before making an estate gift.

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