Give Where You Live Options

Learn how you can make a positive mark on your Leisure World experience by your contribution to your community. Select an option below to see how you can help.

Become a Member

Give With Ralph’s Rewards

Give With Amazon Smile

Give With Your Required Minimum Distribution

Give to Honor Your Family and Friends

Give When Planning Your Will or Estate

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Become a Member

The Golden Age Foundation is launching Give Where You Live, a campaign to raise awareness among shareholders about the value of contributing to the Foundation. Becoming a member is one of the most important ways to contribute to this non-profit, charitable organization that has made a positive impact in the Leisure World community since 1973. One hundred percent of membership contributions are used to fund programs and projects that benefit the Leisure World community.

The Golden Age Foundation provides many popular programs that improve quality of life in the community, including the Hospitality Center in Clubhouse 6, loan of mobility aids, document shredding, income tax preparation and Environmental Efforts which includes battery and florescent bulbs recycling program. All Golden Age programs are free to Leisure World shareholders.

To meet current costs and to fund future programs that benefit Leisure World residents, the dues structure was changed as of August 1st, 2021.

non-voting membership – $10

Renewal notices will be sent annually. Prior Lifetime memberships will be honored with no renewal. Membership cards will be available on request.

You can send a check to: P.O. Box 2369, Seal Beach, CA 90740, or stop by in CH 6, downstairs where the Hospitality kitchen counter is.  You will see a metal box mounted to the wall to drop off your membership fees. 

Make your check payable to the Golden Age Foundation. The Foundation’s tax ID # is 23-7273105

For more information, go to www. GoldenAgeFdn.org

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Give With Ralph’s Rewards

The Golden Age Foundation is launching Give Where You Live, a campaign to raise awareness among shareholders about the value of contributing to the Foundation. Signing up to Ralph’s Reward Community program can be a very important way to contribute to this non-profit, charitable organization that has made a positive impact in the Leisure World community since 1973.

 The Golden Age Foundation (GAF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to helping people in need.

In order to provide services, GAF needs to raise funds.  There are two easy ways to donate funds to GAF without any cost to the donors.

Phone registration for Ralph’s Community reward program is back!!!

Ralph’s Reward program is another way to donate to the Golden Age Foundation.

1) Sign up on www.ralphs.com.  You will need your Ralph’s Reward Card number to register or the phone number associated with your account.

2) Ralph’s Reward registration phone number is (800) 443-4438 and  be sure to let them know GAF non-profit organization (NPO) number with Ralph’s  FS 519 to register.

Please be sure, it is the Golden Age Foundation in Seal Beach, 90740.

This would be a great opportunity for you to help GAF as we work to aid those who are in need.  Ralphs has announced that they are  committed to giving $2 Million during the next 12 months through their Community Contributions program. 

Thank you for helping us obtain a portion of these funds (at no cost to you) just by signing up and doing your normal Ralph’s shopping.

The latest quarter, GAF received $1,382.26 with 320 households shopped at Ralph’s.

For more information call Anna Derby at  (562) 301-5339.

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Give With Amazon Smile

A small % of every purchase you make through Amazon is rebated to the Golden Age Foundation – at no cost to you! 

Just a few easy steps:

  • Sign in with your existing Amazon account information. If you don’t have an Amazon account, you can create one. It’s easy and free! 
  • Type in Golden Age Foundation, Inc. as the charity you’d like to support. Make sure the location is Seal Beach, CA
  • Don’t  forget to start at www.smile.amazon when you shop. 
  • Please encourage your family, friends and neighbors to support the work the Golden Age Foundation does in Leisure World by using Amazon Smile. You don’t need to be a shareholder to sign up this.

For your information, during past quarter, April, May and June, 

GAF received $288.14. GAF appreciates GRF purchases through Smile.Amazon.com to support this program. 

For information on the foundation’s services to the Leisure World community. You can also reach us at 562-431-9589 or (562) 301-5339.

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Give With Your Required Minimum Distribution

The Golden Age Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization (Tax ID # 23-7273105), that has made a positive impact in the Leisure World community since 1973. Over the years, through the support of volunteers, individuals and organizations the Foundation has organized and implemented many programs that have benefitted our community, and people in need at no cost to our shareholders.  Our foundation is entirely staffed by fellow share holder volunteers.

  • If you are 70 and ½ years or over and have an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you are required to take part of your income via a yearly Required Minimum Distribution (RMD)
  • This withdrawal is taxed as ordinary income in the year of withdrawal. However, if the distribution goes directly to charity, you pay no tax.

Please confirm with your attorney and CPA to verify this.

  • Allocating part of your RMD to the Golden Age Foundation is a simple way to help support many Leisure World programs
  • Ask your tax or investment advisor about how to distribute funds to a non-profit organization

Distributions can be sent to the Golden Age Foundation, P.O. Box 2369, Seal Beach, CA 90740. For more information on the foundation’s 

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Give to Honor Your Family and Friends

The Golden Age Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization (Tax ID # 23-7273105), that has made a positive impact in the Leisure World community since 1973. Over the years, through the support of volunteers, individuals and organizations the Foundation has organized and implemented many programs that have benefitted our community, and people in need at no cost to our shareholders.  Our foundation is entirely staffed by fellow share holder volunteers.

  • Celebrate friends and family on special occasions by making a contribution in their names to the Golden Age Foundation
  • Your gift will help those recognized share in the knowledge that they are helping provide important services to our community 
  • Consider expressing condolences on the death of a loved one by making a memorial donation to the Foundation
  • An acknowledgement will be sent to the person honored by your commemorative donation or to the family for a memorial donation.
  • You will also receive an acknowledgement with the necessary information to assist you in reporting these donations on your tax forms 

For information on our services, visit our website at www.goldenagefdn.org. You can also reach us at 562-431-9589.

Please send commemorative or memorial contributions to: The Golden Age Foundation, P.O. Box 2369. Seal Beach, CA 90740

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Give When Planning Your Will or Estate

“ A gift to the Golden Age Foundation is a gift back to your community and people in need – leaving a lasting legacy.”      

Please consider including the Golden Age Foundation when planning your will or estate

Previous legacy contributions from generous shareholders have funded many projects that benefit people in need, including a mobility-impaired bus. Meals On Wheels L.B, and numerous bus shelters that provide comfort for shareholders.

The Golden Age Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization – tax ID # 23-7273105

If you are interested in a legacy contribution, consult with your estate planning professional

For more information, please call 562-431-9589 and leave your name, phone number, and e-mail address.

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