The Association of Retired Americans (ARA) is a national not for profit membership organization. Established in 1974 the Association is an Indiana Corporation and has a Federal IRS designation as a 501(c)8 corporation.

Your ARA SAVINGS can easily add up to hundreds and even thousands of dollars…Dollars you can spend on your family, for leisure activities or other expenses.

  • To alleviate the economic distress of retired Americans
  • To disseminate information, educate and instruct Americans age 45 plus and the general public about special issues facing retired Americans, particularly with respect to issues such as health care, housing and economic security
  • To conduct, support and improve educational programs, studies and research that address special health, housing and economic needs of all Americans
  • To encourage all Americans to actively participate in and contribute to charitable, religious and educational activities in their communities

The ARA National Service Foundation Inc. is a 501(c)3 Charitable Foundation, which is organized and operated for the following purposes:

John K. Smith - President and CEO Richard Dellinger - Director
Fritz Brauer - Secretary/Treasurer John M. Smith - Director
Andrea White - Asst. Secretary Kim Walden - Director

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