Support AAFCS in the way that best suits you:

  • Our Funds
    • Support beyond dues is necessary to realize our vision and we are thankful for our generous donors whose gifts drive research, boost FCS awareness, enable member recognition, and facilitate the connection of professionals and students who touch lives. Read more about our funding priorities, here.
  • Assets
    • Stocks, real property, and other assets are wonderful gifts to give any time. Please contact us for more information on making your gift. 
  • Planned giving
    • Wills and bequests ensure that your estate is handled as you wish and may provide substantial estate tax savings, and help ensure AAFCS' impact for future generations. Find out about the AAFCS Legacy Society.
  • Lifetime Membership
    • If you're retired or have been a member of AAFCS for 50 or more years, consider our Lifetime Membership, which includes a tax-deductible donation! Email us for more details.
  • Matching gifts
    • If you would like to double your gift, ask your company if they offer matching gift opportunities.
  • Naming opportunities
    • To recognize exceptionally generous gifts in a lasting way, AAFCS provides you the opportunity to associate your name with a fund or event that holds significant meaning to you. For more information about naming opportunities, email us

Thank You for Making YOUR Difference Today!

  • Make your donation securely online via MyAAFCS.
  • Complete our gift remittance form and mail with your check payable to AAFCS.
  • Call us at 800-424-8080 and a staff member will help you make your gift over the phone.

Celebrate Excellence! The 2022 Distinguished Service Award

This esteemed award was established by the American Home Economics Association (AHEA) Foundation in 1979 as a living tribute to members to recognize superior achievements in family and consumer sciences and sustained association leadership. A list of prior recipients may be found here.

Beverly Card, CFCS Virginia

Barbara George, CFCS-Retired, Wisconsin

Marilyn Swierk, CFCS-Retired, Florida

AAFCS is honored to celebrate her achievements with the Distinguished Service Award!
AAFCS is honored to celebrate her achievements with the Distinguished Service Award!
AAFCS is honored to celebrate her achievements with the Distinguished Service Award!

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The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. AAFCS’ tax ID number is: 53-0025870.