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

Volunteering “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

Volunteering   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

Volunteering “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

Volunteering 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

Volunteering 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 …

"Hunger Takes No Holiday:" Volunteer and Make a Difference in Maryland

“Hunger Takes No Holiday:” Volunteer and Make a Difference in Maryland

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

Volunteering (Post updated on 2/10/14) To volunteer for the 2014 Drive to End Hunger food drive in Maryland, please visit our official 2014 sign-up page. Hunger takes no holiday. Get involved and help us make a difference for hungry seniors! Volunteers are needed to staff tables at Safeway stores around Maryland in March 1-9, 2014 to help encourage food donations. Pre-filled bags will be available for shoppers to purchase for a small fee and it’s an easy way to donate. Training for volunteers will …