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Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit 501c3 organization. Funding for the center’s operation comes from private and public sources. The center receives an annual appropriation from the State of North Carolina, County of Rowan, and City of Salisbury. Operating costs are also augmented by grants, program fees, and individual contributions.

Support Rufty-Holmes Senior Center

Individuals and organizations can contribute to three different funds to provide support for the Center:

The Annual Fund: for the general operating expenses of the Center
The Capital Fund: to provide for equipment purchases and capital improvements
The Endowment Fund: to provide for long-term growth of the Center

Other Ways to Support Rufty-Holmes Senior Center...


Have you heard of Amazon Smile?

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Rufty-Holmes Senior Center whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

Support your Rufty-Holmes Senior Center by starting your shopping at


Are you a Thrivent Choice member?

If so, you can direct Choice Dollars to Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.

The Thrivent Choice program gives 
eligible members of Thrivent Financial
the power to recommend where 
Thrivent should consider distributing 
part of its annual charitable 
outreach funds each year.


To learn more about Thrivent Choice, 
contact your Thrivent Financial 
You also may call 800-847-4836 and 
say “Thrivent Choice” after the prompt.  Or, visit Thrivent online.

Evergreen Society

The Board of Directors of Rufty-Holmes Senior Center has established the Evergreen Society to recognize and honor those individuals who have chosen to include Rufty-Holmes Senior Center in their wills and estate plans, and/or have made significant gifts to benefit the Center during their lifetimes.

Legacy gifts have enabled the Center to build an extra parking lot, establish an operating fund reserve, and complete needed capital and building projects.

Members of the Society are asked to indicate the level of recognition they feel comfortable with, and can be recognized by name or as “a Friend of Rufty-Holmes Senior Center”.

For details on the Evergreen Society and planned giving, please feel free to make a confidential inquiry with the Executive Director.