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How Your Support Makes Road Scholar Possible

We are incredibly grateful for our generous donors who make it possible for us to offer older adults expert instruction and exciting educational travel opportunities around the world. Donations of all sizes have made a huge impact on Road Scholar’s community and learning adventures this year. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your generosity! 

Giving Matters

“At this point in my life, I find joy in supporting things that matter to me, and education is certainly one of them. I give because I want to ensure that Road Scholar is here for many generations to come.”

Sarah H. from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

72,881 older adults plan to travel and learn with Road Scholar in the next six months. 

Our learning adventures take place in nearly every state and in countries around the world. Through educational travel, Road Scholar offers opportunities for older adults to explore, learn and make new friends along the way. 

5,335 Road Scholars took part in 219 multi-day Adventures Online. 

Our Adventures Online are the next best thing to an in-person adventure, with online field trips, expert leaders and time to bond with your fellow Road Scholars.  

28,289 older adults attended online lectures. 

Our one-hour Online Lectures allow Road Scholars to learn from the comfort of home about a wide variety of topics, including art history, archaeology, natural wonders and more. 

Last year, 23,608 donors supported Road Scholar with an average gift of $80. 

Our donors believe in supporting Road Scholar, because they want to make sure the kinds of experiences that have changed their lives are available in the years ahead. Learn more about giving to Road Scholar on our website. 

There are many ways to give — take a look at the following resources to find out more: