Ways to Give

Make a Gift and Make a Difference

Support from donors like you enable Franke Tobey Jones to provide programs and services filled with activities, education and personal enrichment of residents and adults throughout the South Sound.

Franke Tobey Jones is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 senior living organization.  We are not affiliated with any church or parent company and are governed by a dedicated Board of Directors who continue to strengthen our mission of making every day meaningful for seniors in our community.

Your contribution can be designated specifically to one or more of the charitable programs listed below:


Where Need is Greatest

Allows greater flexibility for immediate needs and directly uplifts FTJ services and programs.

Senior University

Offers a wealth of programs for lifelong learning.


fitness equipment


Keeps our area seniors active in mind, body and spirit through exercise and education programs.

residents enjoying an activity

Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center

Provides an invaluable gathering place for activities, exercise, wellness checks, meals and friendship.

Charitable Subsidy

Assists our residents who through no fault of their own, can no longer afford the coast of care.


Cheryl holding her diploma

Employee Scholarship

Helps employees who are seeking further educational goals.

Other Ways to Give

Special Tributes and In Memory

We are honored to help you remember a loved one or recognize someone special in your life.  Please include the personal tribute with your monetary gift.

Stock Donations

Donated stock is easily transferrable and an excellent gifting option.  If you would like to donate stocks or bonds, please contact our Philanthropy Office at (253) 756-6297.

Planned Giving 

Planned gifts, no matter the size, have the power to change lives for generation to come.  Whatever your charitable goals, we can show you how you can make a gift that benefits you and your loved ones as well as sustaining our mission to enrich and extend the quality of life for seniors and make each day meaningful.

To learn more about planned giving options or to receive sample language to include in your will, please contact Shelley Harris, Director of Philanthropy, at (253) 756-6297 or by email at sharris@franketobeyjones.com  Franke Tobey Jones’ Tax Identification Number is 91-0575957.

Contact Philanthropy Staff