Join our mission today and be a hero to our nation’s retired veterans. The Army Distaff Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt charity. Support is accepted from individuals, foundations, and corporations, and every gift brings the gift of quality housing, food and healthcare to our aging veteran population. The success of our mission depends on people like you who want to support members of the armed services.
Your contribution to one of our giving programs will transform lives. Through your generosity, men and women with a strong history of military sacrifice will have the opportunity to age with dignity in a safe, secure, affordable residential facility that delivers high-quality, innovative health and wellness care. We hope you will partner with us to proudly serve the men and women who boldly served our nation.
GENERAL MAXWELL D. AND LYDIA TAYLOR SOCIETY
Established in 1996, members of the General Maxwell D. and Lydia Taylor Society are individuals and couples who demonstrate their commitment to our mission with a one-time gift of $50,000 to the Army Distaff Foundation.
THE ANNUAL KNOLLWOOD MEMBERSHIP APPEAL
The Knollwood Membership Program is an annual giving program to support the Caring for Life, Wellness for Life, and Financial Assistance Fund, and consists of residents, family members, and organizations who wish to serve those who served our nation as they age.
THE ROSAMOND DAVIS SOCIETY
A special society was created to honor the legacy of Mrs. Rosamond Davis, an early founder of the Army Distaff Foundation. Members of the Rosamond Davis Society have designated the Army Distaff Foundation as a beneficiary in their will or estate plans.
THE ANNUAL AWARDS GALA
In 1996, the Army Distaff Foundation established the annual awards gala and created the Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower Distinguished Citizen Award, in honor of their leadership and efforts to help build the nation’s first retirement community of its kind.
CAMARADERIE CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Camaraderie Classic Golf Tournament is an annual event held at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia that raises awareness and generates support for veterans in need of secure, safe housing and specialized health services.
The Army Distaff Foundation seeks grant funding from foundations to transform the lives of our residents by supporting our Caring for Life Program, Wellness for Life Program, and Financial Assistance Fund. If you are interested in supporting us through grant funding, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are seeking a tremendous philanthropic partner, capable of supporting your corporate social mission and goals, then become a corporate partner. The Army Distaff Foundation attracts the most influential business and military leaders in the nation—people like you. As the nation’s first eldercare 501c3 non-profit charity dedicated to veterans and their families, we harness the advisory and philanthropic power of our corporate partnership network to ensure our military veterans and their families are guaranteed quality service while in our care.
To learn about partnership opportunities, please email email@example.com. Inquire today, and join our distinguished body of industry leaders and philanthropists.
ANNUAL GALA AND PRESENTATION OF THE EISENHOWER DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN AWARDS
Every September the Army Distaff Foundation holds its most important fundraiser of the year – the Annual Army Distaff Foundation Gala. The critical proceeds raised help fund our veteran and eldercare programming, which includes funding for the Financial Assistance Fund and investment in innovative care technology and programming, like robotics.
On September 25, 2018 we honored United States Senator Lindsey Graham and Andy Hove, CEO of AM General.
RECENT DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER AWARD RECIPIENTS
- Senator Richard Shelby
- Marillyn Hewson
- Senator Sam Nunn
- Senator Daniel K. Inouye
- Senator Ted Stevens
- Senator Thad Cochran
- Senator Joseph I. Lieberman
- Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison
- Senator John McCain
- Senator Jack Reed
- Congressman Norm Dicks
- Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon
- Congressman Hal Rogers
- Congressman John P. Murtha
- Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen
- General Barry R. McCaffrey, USA (Ret)
- Honorable Norman R. Augustine
- Mrs. Colin L. Powell
- Tom Brokaw
- General Tommy Franks, USA (Ret)
- General John W. Vessey, Jr., USA (Ret)
- Dr. Ronald D. Sugar
- Nicholas D. Chabraja
- Michael T. Strianese
- Ronald Perelman
- Mark S. Newman
- Michael W. Laphen
- Secretary William S. Cohen
- Lee and Penny Anderson
- Phebe Novakovic
ROSAMOND DAVIS SOCIETY
WHAT WILL YOUR LEGACY BE?
The Rosamond Davis Society recognizes any supporter who has pledged a gift or made a gift to the Army Distaff Foundation via a bequest or planned gift. Members of The Rosamond Davis Society have expressed their commitment to the Army Distaff Foundation through a very special and important form of financial support.
Please click here for samples of bequest language. These examples can be tailored to your needs. Please consult with your attorney or other authority for assistance in making a bequest.
GENERAL MAXWELL D. AND LYDIA TAYLOR SOCIETY
For one time gifts exceeding $50,000, the Army Distaff Foundation established the exclusive General Maxwell D. and Lydia Taylor Society. Membership includes prominent listing, exclusive access to our most influential leaders and clients, and tickets to the Annual General Maxwell D. and Lydia Taylor Society Dinner.
To learn about the General Maxwell D. and Lydia Taylor Society and how you, your business or organization can join this exclusive society please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our volunteers have the opportunity to give back to our veteran community in life-affirming ways. Through events, activities, and direct participation and support, you’ll help us fulfill our mission and vision by ensuring our veterans are afforded an active, fulfilling, and dignified lifestyle.
Volunteer opportunities include: arts and crafts, musical performances, stimulating games, personal visits, and lifelong learning opportunities. We also have giving opportunities in support of our foundation.
Completing a Volunteer Application is the next step. You will receive a response within two weeks.
“It was my brother’s service that allowed my sister the opportunity to make her home at Knollwood. The Foundation’s Benevolent Fund afforded her the opportunity to remain in her home at Knollwood. My brother was a hero – as are the donors of The Army Distaff Foundation.”