My elderly mother and aunt evidently have quit making contributions, except for the literature they use. They think the $10,000/day for using the Assm Hall that is over 20 years old is ridiculous. "It would be cheaper to rent a banquet hall." They said the cost of the gas to drive to the Annual Meeting was all the "contribution" they gave.
Old folks that have struggled to save few buck through the years don't care for the opulent lifestyles of the rich & famous at World HQ and are hesitating to give their "mite" to those who don't need it and don't appreciate it.