Better Living for Seniors

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BLS is affiliated with the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. and could not exist without its support. In turn, BLS works as a fund raising arm for the Area Agency on Aging. See "BLS & AAA together".

Help us help others - Support the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas Inc. The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc. is a 501c(3) private non-profit agency. Contributions are a critical part of the support they need to continue their work in assisting local needy seniors in Pasco and Pinellas counties. All donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated. 

Why should I donate?

Funding cuts have affected all non-profits.  But no one is more affected than those who have very little.  Such seniors depend on our many programs for help. Many of our programs have waiting lists and very tight budgets, leaving vulnerable seniors without vital services.  Some examples are that the meals programs (Meals on Wheels/home-delivered meals and Congregate meals) have waiting lists of 790 people; while the Homemaker program for physically disabled individuals has 1583 persons waiting (August 2013; Pasco and Pinellas counties).  Some things just can’t wait.

Donate online: (coming soon)

PayPal Securely processes donations for BLS & AAAPP.  You can complete your payment with just a few clicks.

Donate by Mail:  Click for fillable form

If you prefer writing a check, please mail it to:

Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc.

9549 Koger Blvd., Ste 100

St. Petersburg, FL  33702

Donate "in memory of" or "in honor of":  Click for fillable form

Any donation you make to the AAAPP will pay a lasting tribute to a loved one, a deceased relative or friend, a special occasion, or an outstanding achievement.  You can mention the Agency (AAAPP) as to place others can make donations in lieu of flowers in memory of your loved one. Requests of this type are often made in obituaries or at the funeral of a loved one. Include the address of the AAAPP in your request or use a copy of the form above. We will notify the individual honored or the family of the deceased of your thoughtfulness.

Make a Planned Gift                                        

You don’t need to be wealthy to make a significant gift to the AAAPP.  Please consider a gift through your estate which may include a bequest, life insurance, IRAs, appreciated stocks and bonds, and savings accounts.                                          

Your will or trust:  You can easily add a bequest for AAAPP in your will or trust.  The process is simple and inexpensive.  When you are having your will or trust drafted by your attorney, add the AAAPP as a beneficiary.                           

Legal Language for your will or trust:                                           

Example:  Ten (10%) Percent to AREA AGENCY ON AGING OF PASCO-PINELLAS, INC., located at 9549 Koger Blvd., Suite 100, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, a 501c(3) private non-profit agency, or its successors in interest.(“its successors in interest” means that your gift would still go to the Area Agency on Aging even if they change their name in the future)  

Savings accounts and CDs:  You can name the AAAPP as a beneficiary on a bank account by setting it up as a Payable-on-Death (POD) account.                                        

Life Insurance:  If you have a life insurance policy, you can name the AAAPP as a beneficiary for all or part of your life insurance proceeds.                                            

IRAs:  You can name AAAPP as a beneficiary.  You may choose to leave all or any portion of your IRA to AAAPP.                                          

Stocks, Bonds or a Brokerage account: You can name AAAPP as a direct beneficiary of these assets.                                             

Name AAAPP as a direct beneficiary on a bank account, CD, Life Insurance, IRA, Stock, bond or brokerage account by putting the Agency’s name & address on the beneficiary form:   

Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas, Inc.

9549 Koger Blvd., Ste 100

St. Petersburg, FL  33702   

Have a program that means a lot to you?   

Contributions to the Agency may be unrestricted (donations, without any conditions placed upon them and made to the Agency and directed where they are most needed) or restricted (designated to a specific program within the AAAPP.

 

 

 

 

 

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