”We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

- Winston Churchill


The mission of the Friendship Foundation, Inc. is to raise funds to benefit the Glencroft Center for Modern Aging community and its residents. It organizes and manages fundraising efforts to support the needs of the nearly 900 Glencroft Center for Modern Aging residents. The Friendship Foundation provides direct financial assistance to its residents, and transportation for residents to community and medical appointments. The Foundation also raises funds for Glencroft Center for Modern Aging programs and project enhancements. Achieving its mission of supporting Glencroft Center for Modern Aging by writing grants to foundations and soliciting corporate sponsors, holding fundraising events, processing donations and bequest, and coordinating its tax credit program.

guidestar rating platinum Rest assured your funds are supporting programs that promote seniors’ well-being and are used wisely. The organization earned a Platinum rating from GuideStar charity rating service. The highest rating awarded to non-profits.

How to Make a Difference

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Arizona Tax Credit

The Arizona Department of Revenue recognizes Glencroft Center for Modern Aging as a Qualifying Charitable Organization (QCO Code 320974). A donation to Glencroft Center for Modern Aging is a win-win for you and the low to moderate income residents we serve! A single/head of household Arizona tax filer may claim a tax credit up to $400 on their Arizona taxes. Married couples filing jointly may claim a state tax credit up to $800. A tax credit for donating to Glencroft Center for Modern Aging is separate from and in addition to Arizona’s foster care tax credit or a public/private school tax credit. Please consider making a donation that benefits you and our residents! Click here to learn more about the tax benefits of charitable giving.

Become a Heritage Society Member

The Friendship Foundation Heritage Society recognizes those generous individuals who have planned to leave a bequest that will help carry on the organization’s mission. A planned gift ensures that your legacy lives on enabling residents to successfully age enjoying a quality life. Heritage Society members are given singular credit and invited to participate in special events on campus.

For more information about how you can make a bequest contact:
Kaye Baker Vice President for Fund Development at kbaker@glencroft.com or call 623-847-3199.

Ways to Give

Donate Now

Monetary donations can be made in ways that suit your needs and budget. Donations can be made monthly or annually either electronically, or by check. Donations can be deducted from your bank account or credit card via PayPal and can be cancelled anytime.

By Check

If you prefer to make a donation by check. Make checks payable to and mail to:

The Friendship Foundation
8611 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302


Amazon Smile

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Contact Us

Kaye Baker VP of Development
Glendale, AZ 85302

The Friendship Foundation
8611 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302