Donations with Impact

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You are making a difference.

Your Donations Make Our Work Possible

Our vital mission at The Obesity Society (TOS) is:

To advance the science-based understanding of
obesity and improve the lives of those affected.

Our members are talented experts working hard to significantly impact the intractable worldwide epidemic of obesity. With their extensive knowledge and experience, they are making a measurable difference for millions of people every day.

And they greatly appreciate your help.

When you support our work, you become a valued contributor to our members’ success. You personally and actively help to advance obesity research, prevention, treatment, and management.

The Obesity Society, Where Your Donations Really Count

When you donate to TOS, you become a champion in the battle against obesity—because your funds support vital obesity research and programs. Here are some of the important ways you can put your dollars to work:

Contributing to Awards and Grants

Your contributions to The Obesity Society can be designated to sponsor abstract-based awards, general awards and research grants, such as:

  • Friends of Albert (Mickey) Stunkard Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Thomas A. Wadden Award for Distinguished Mentorship
  • Atkinson-Stern Award for Distinguished Public Service
  • George A. Bray Founders Award
  • George A. Bray Master’s Thesis Award
  • George A. Bray Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award
  • Rolls-Simons Travel Grants
  • Early Career Travel Grants
  • Early Career Research Grants
  • Early Career Grant Challenge

Supporting Individual Memberships

Do you want to make a difference for the obesity professionals, early career investigators and students who form the backbone of the Society? For as little as $30, you can—by investing in an individual membership.

It’s easy to get started. Simply use our online donation portal, log in and choose your level of support. You can donate $30 for a student membership, $90 for early career membership, or $240 for regular membership. To donate in honor of an individual, please enter the name in the “Tribute” section.

Here are the channels you can use to donate:

Already donated? You can spread the word by tagging @ObesitySociety on Twitter and @The Obesity Society on Facebook.

NAASO, The Obesity Society, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our federal tax ID number is 54-1438429.

Here are the channels you can use to donate:

Donate online

Our online donation form is fast, easy and secure.

Donate by phone 

301-563-6526

Donate by mail

Please make your check payable to:

NAASO, The Obesity Society, Inc.

Checks can be sent to:

The Obesity Society
1110 Bonifant Street
Suite 500
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Already donated? You can spread the word by tagging @ObesitySociety on Twitter and @The Obesity Society on Facebook.

NAASO, The Obesity Society, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our federal tax ID number is 54-1438429.