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Drive to End Hunger Spring Forward Food Drive AARP Maryland

Drive to End Hunger Spring Forward Food Drive Success!

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

“Hunger knows no holiday.”  This phrase, uttered often by the late Larry Adam, founder of the successful yearly Maryland food drive “Harvest for the Hungry,” was kept close to heart by the more than 130 AARP volunteers who staffed tables at Maryland-area Safeway stores this year from March 1-9 to encourage donations toward this year’s campaign.   Their efforts were not in vain, as this year’s Harvest for the Hungry “Spring Forward” food drive collected 4,750 bags of food for …

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Stay Connected: Newest Volunteer Opportunities in Maryland

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

  Updated 3/21/14! If you had the chance to help a neighbor, solve a community problem or advocate for a cause you care about, would you do it? Our members tell us that they want to make a difference, and AARP MD will showcase opportunities here for you to get connected to opportunity that make your feel great — either through AARP MD or through a community partner! Please take a look at the volunteer opportunities in Maryland below, which …

Volunteering with AARP Maryland can open up boundless opportunities!

We Want YOU! Nine Ways to Connect with AARP Maryland

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

“The human contribution is the essential ingredient.” -Ethyl Percy Andrus, founder of AARP You might be surprised at how many different ways there are to volunteer with AARP in Maryland! Here are nine great examples of how you can connect with us: Register for our FREE Volunteer Welcome Workshop on 4/1!  1) Do you strike up conversations with strangers everywhere you go? You might just be an Outreach Emissary. AARP Maryland Emissaries work collaboratively with AARP members, chapters, the public …

AARP and Partners Help Marylanders 'Spring Forward' During Food Drive

AARP and Partners Help Marylanders ‘Spring Forward’ During Food Drive

Posted on 02/27/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Daylight Saving Time (“Spring Forward”) begins on Sunday, March 9. What better way to celebrate than with a week’s worth of giving beforehand? AARP Maryland and partners (Maryland Food Bank, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Safeway, WBAL TV 11 and the U.S. Postal Service) will kick off the 27th Annual Harvest for the Hungry Spring Forward Food Drive on Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m. This event will take place at Faith Community Church, a longtime Maryland Food Bank …

AARP Maryland Brings Volunteers to Annapolis for Lobby Day

AARP Maryland Brings Volunteers to Annapolis for Lobby Day

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Members to Attend Hearings on Retirement Savings and Caregiving FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR INTERVIEW, CONTACT: Tresa Ballard: (410) 370-5305 or tballard@aarp.org Baltimore – AARP MD will testify today on several bills in the House and Senate on important issues for Marylanders 50+. Areas include retirement savings and security, caregiving and raising the state’s tobacco tax. In addition to testimony by State Director Hank Greenberg and Advocacy Director Tammy Bresnahan, AARP members in red AARP t- shirts will fill meeting rooms …

AARP Maryland Pushes to End Minimum Wage Discrimination

AARP Maryland Pushes to End Minimum Wage Discrimination

Posted on 02/10/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Bresnahan to testify on Minimum Wage Bill, HB 295 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR INTERVIEW, CONTACT: Tammy Bresnahan: (410) 302-8451 or tbresnahan@aarp.org Baltimore–Currently, Marylanders aged 62+ who work fewer than 25 hours a week can be paid LESS than the current minimum wage. AARP MD will testify on Tuesday, February 11 in front of the Maryland House in support of HB 295—The Maryland Minimum Wage Act of 2014—which would repeal this provision and guarantee older Marylanders that right to the same …