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Join or renew your membership in the prestigious Hat in the Ring Society

The AOPA Foundation’s Hat in the Ring Society is our longest-running philanthropic giving circle. The name comes from the superior World War I fighter squadron led by the legendary ace Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. The Hat in the Ring Society is comprised of philanthropist-pilots who "throw their hats in the ring" with charitable donations between $1,000 and $9,999 every year.

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$1,000.00

As a member of the Hat in the Ring Society, you will receive a lapel pin, name badge (for new members), membership certificate and, if you choose, our exclusive Hat in the Ring Society water resistant jacket. If you have any questions about these items, please email [email protected] or call 301.695.2274.

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The AOPA Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) organization. Contributions to the AOPA Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowed under applicable law.

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