Year-end Giving: How You Can Help AAFSW

It’s the season for giving and here are a few easy ways for you to give to AAFSW:

Give to our Annual Appeal
Support AAFSW’s mission to bettering the quality of life of Foreign Service families everywhere by giving a gift in any amount today to help pay for our operations, including our two part-time salaried employees, website design and maintenance, costs associated with Art and BookFair (our biggest and most successful fundraiser), and general overhead expenses. You may send a check to AAFSW, 4001 N. 9th Street #214, Arlington, VA 22203, or you may pay by credit card via PayPal here (you do not need a PayPal account).

Support our Families

$2,500 will help us recognize extraordinary efforts of our Secretary of State Award (SOSA) winners’ volunteer work.

$2,000 will provide a merit scholarship for a college student family member.

$1,000 will recognize a student’s volunteer efforts.

$750 will help us recognize an individual’s extraordinary work on behalf of Eligible Family Member Employment.

$500 will reward an exceptional student essay writer.

$250 will go a long way to help support needs-based scholarships for student family members in financial need.

Gifts in honor or in memory of someone special
Truly a unique and thoughtful gift! Your gift recipient will receive a notecard letting them know of your gift.

IRA Gifts
If you are 70½ or older with a traditional or Roth IRA account, you are eligible to give a gift directly from your account without a tax penalty. For more information, call your IRA administrator or tax advisor. And don’t forget to let us know when it’s coming!

Gifts of Stock
Giving gifts of appreciated stock help you avoid capital gains tax while supporting your favorite charity: AAFSW! To make a gift of stock, contact the office at or 703-820-5420.