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Edit:  Unfortunately there is an overall limit to the monthly donation from Rewards for Good to AARP Foundation.  That overall limit has been reached for June, so, the Donation page will probably show "Sold Out" for the remainder of June.  I'm sorry for any misunderstanding.

 

Hello @d526139s 

It appears to be your first post to the AARP online community.  Welcome.  I'm sorry that it is under such stressful circumstances.  Many people, like yourself, are posting for the very first time because they feel strongly about the abrupt end of the Rewards for Good program.

 

Others have expressed interest in donating all of their points to the AARP Foundation.  We want to use those "expiring" points for Good.  Currently, there is a 1,000 point per month limit on the amount that can be donated to the Foundation.  I have already given for June, as have many others interested in the donation option.  However, if you haven't already donated for JUNE 2019, then you still have until Sunday night (6/30/19) to contribute 1,000 points.  I know that it may seem like a small amount compared to your point balance, but, the Foundation will get $10 for a one thousand point donation.  I didn't understand until recently that the gift of points would convert to actual cash for the Foundation.  We have been promised a new charity link beginning July 1st, so it should be easy to find.

 

To donate for the month of JUNE, you may use the following link:

https://rewards.aarp.org/#/department/product/aarppfcJune19

 

Below is an image of the donation screen, since I have already donated, it shows "sold out."  The donation screen allows for a quantity of "1" for a 1,000 points.  Currently, it does not allow for any other amount than "1" Quantity donation of $1,000.

 

Thank you so much for posting!

Andrew

 

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@d526139s wrote:

Yes I would like to donate all of my bonus points as I can't use them all before the deadline. It's like 34,000 plus. Please advise if there is an option to do so.


 

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@d526139s  We are going to double monthly limits in July in recognition of how people want to do more for charity. 

 

In July, we will allow users to donate 2000 points max per month to the AARP Foundation. Look out for the new July charity link starting Monday, July 1.

 

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Yes I would like to donate all of my bonus points as I can't use them all before the deadline. It's like 34,000 plus. Please advise if there is an option to do so.

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Hello @JoyceK12 

Although I was hoping for a more robust limit for the next couple of months, thank you for the reply.  Displaying a banner or a prominent link to donate to the AARP Foundation again would, of course, be helpful.

Andrew

 


@JoyceK12 wrote:

Hi @andrewtoo  - we have an update to share. In July, we will allow users to donate 2000 points max per month to the AARP Foundation. Look out for the new July charity link starting Monday, July 1.

 

We know that our members love giving back which is why this redemption option will also be a part of the AARP Rewards program.

 

Thank you for your generosity!

Joyce


 

 

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Hi @andrewtoo  - we have an update to share. In July, we will allow users to donate 2000 points max per month to the AARP Foundation. Look out for the new July charity link starting Monday, July 1.

 

We know that our members love giving back which is why this redemption option will also be a part of the AARP Rewards program.

 

Thank you for your generosity!

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Triple Kudos Andrew

😇🥺😢😍 thanks 

GEM : ) 

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That was really well said, Ginger! @gm5271  Rewards for Good should go out with a Bang, giving us options to use our rewards like we want.  We want to do Good!  We are "along for this ride."

Going out in a way that pleases us may cost more, but it will create goodwill that AARP should consider an asset.

 


@gm5271 wrote:

Yes yes indeedy Ditto Double Ditto Make it happen for more in June..... we'll be here.... we're along for this ride to new  things and journey & we'd like go out with a bang & good purpose 

Thanks Vicki @VoyagerVicki 

 

Ginger :  )


 

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@andrewtoo wrote:

Hello @VoyagerVicki   Thank you for your reply.  We were kind of blindsided at the end of this month telling us that our points will become worthless.  Also, the Banner to Donate to the Foundation has strangely disappeared.

I'm glad that raising the limit is being considered for next month.  Thanks.  But, how about raising it before the end of the Month, since we have had so little time to react to the announcement and ask for the increase donation limit.  Again, Thanks!

 


@VoyagerVicki wrote:

@andrewtoo @gm5271 @mi4090 

 

Yes, the points donation limit for June has already been reached. This will reset on Monday, July 1, so you will be able to donate points again then. 

 

We're checking on the possibility of raising the points donation limit for next month.



 


Yes yes indeedy Ditto Double Ditto Make it happen for more in June..... we'll be here.... we're along for this ride to new  things and journey & we'd like go out with a bang & good purpose 

Thanks Vicki @VoyagerVicki 

 

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@andrewtoo wrote:

Hello @VoyagerVicki   Thank you for your reply.  We were kind of blindsided at the end of this month telling us that our points will become worthless.  Also, the Banner to Donate to the Foundation has strangely disappeared.

I'm glad that raising the limit is being considered for next month.  Thanks.  But, how about raising it before the end of the Month, since we have had so little time to react to the announcement and ask for the increase donation limit.  Again, Thanks!

 


@VoyagerVicki wrote:

@andrewtoo @gm5271 @mi4090 

 

Yes, the points donation limit for June has already been reached. This will reset on Monday, July 1, so you will be able to donate points again then. 

 

We're checking on the possibility of raising the points donation limit for next month.


Excellent news that this may be an option. Thanks to @andrewtoo , @gm5271 and @mi4090 !


 

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Hello @VoyagerVicki   Thank you for your reply.  We were kind of blindsided at the end of this month telling us that our points will become worthless.  Also, the Banner to Donate to the Foundation has strangely disappeared.

I'm glad that raising the limit is being considered for next month.  Thanks.  But, how about raising it before the end of the Month, since we have had so little time to react to the announcement and ask for the increase donation limit.  Again, Thanks!

 


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@andrewtoo @gm5271 @mi4090 

 

Yes, the points donation limit for June has already been reached. This will reset on Monday, July 1, so you will be able to donate points again then. 

 

We're checking on the possibility of raising the points donation limit for next month.



 

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