The mission of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) is to serve as a community of professionals dedicated to the study, practice and promotion of healthy humor and laughter. With your generous donation, we will be able to continue providing conferences featuring dynamic speakers who share their cutting-edge applications and latest research in the field of healthy humor and laughter. Your support will also help us be able to offer innovative educational opportunities, up-to-date information in our field, and help grow a community that shares a common unwavering belief in the power of humor. Make a difference, and donate today!
AATH is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, which means that donations are tax deductible. You can make your donation online (all contributions are processed through a secure network), or send check payment to AATH office at:
ASSOCIATION for APPLIED and THERAPEUTIC HUMOR
220 E State St., FL G
Rockford, IL 61104
AATH accepts donations in the form of general contributions, as well as donations for our three association-sponsored scholarship funds. To learn more about each of the following AATH sponsored Scholarship Funds, click here: http://www.aath.org/scholarships
Available Donation Categories includes the following:
- AATH Contribution
- AATH Humor Academy Contribution
AATH ED DUNKELBLAU SCHOLARSHIP
Created to honor the work, dedication, commitment and contribution to AATH and the field of therapeutic humor by our past conference chair, Ed Dunkelblau.
The Ed Dunkelblau Scholarship will be awarded to a practitioner of color, or researcher, interested in the cultural applications of therapeutic humor.
AATH PATTY WOOTEN SCHOLARSHIP
Created to honor the work, dedication, commitment and contribution to AATH and the field of therapeutic humor by our past conference chair, Patty Wooten.
The Patty Wooten Scholarship will be awarded to a nurse who is currently involved in creating humor interventions that are being used in a therapeutic manner for patients, family and/or staff. Applicants must be a nurse- R.N., L.P.N., L.V.N., or C.N.A.
THE ENID SCHWARTZ HUMOR ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP
Created in memory of Enid Schwartz, a founding member of the AATH Humor Academy, a practicing RN and a PhD teaching nurse, Enid was loved by all and well known for her joyful nature, her compassionate care, and her long-stemmed red noses given out as conference mementos.
Priority in awarding this 2013 scholarship will be given to a nurse or someone working in the field of health education. This scholarship includes the cost of one conference registration, one Humor Academy registration and certificate.