Volunteer Career Development Mentors Being Recruited in Baltimore!

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering Ready to help make a real difference in someone’s life? Help them change the world? AARP Maryland has joined up with Associated Black Charities to help recruit mentors! And you could very well be perfect for the program. AARP Maryland has joined up with Associated Black Charities to recruit mentors! The Volunteer Career Mentor Program connects low-wage workers of color with mentors, who would provide career coaching and professional development advice. Consider using your time and talents to help someone …

Help Hungry Marylanders “Spring Forward” During Food Drive

Posted on 01/29/2015 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering More than 740,000 Marylanders are unsure of where their next meal is coming from and, especially after the holidays, help is needed more than ever. Last year’s Spring Forward Harvest for the Hungry food drive collected 4,750 bags of food for hungry Marylanders – equaling more than 47,500 pounds of food and 39,583 meals! We sat down with AARP Maryland Associate State Director, Jennifer Holz, and asked her some questions about the campaign (taking place this year from Saturday, February 28 …

Volunteer for 2015 Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering Some people can’t afford to splurge on certain luxuries–unfortunately, food is considered a luxury for many. Every day, nearly nine million older Americans face the risk of hunger. They’re our friends, our neighbors and our family, and they don’t want to be a burden–so they suffer in silence. That’s why AARP and AARP Foundation have teamed up for Drive to End Hunger. Help make a difference in your community. Volunteer during our Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive in March …

Fighting for Marylanders: AARP Legislative Priorities for 2015

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering   AARP is excited to be working for its members again during the Maryland Legislative Session. Here are the main issues that we are fighting for in 2015. Read our 1/13 Letter to the Editor in the Baltimore Sun, “Hogan must help Marylanders secure their retirement“ Financial Resiliency Income Tax – Subtraction Modification for Retirement Income AARP supports amending Maryland’s tax law, which would allow income from a rollover individual retirement account (IRA) or annuity under Section 408 of the Internal …

2014 AARP Maryland Andrus Award for Community Service Winners Announced!

Posted on 11/4/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering Theodore “Ted” Mobley of Harwood, Maryland, has been awarded the 2014 AARP Maryland Andrus Award for Community Service–the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Maryland selected Mobley for his remarkable service which has greatly benefited the community and inspired other volunteers. Mobley brings the Celebrate Recovery Inside program to two prisons in Maryland’s Anne Arundel County. The program provides the opportunity for inmates to receive help for their “hurts, habits and hang-ups” with a special emphasis …

Stay Connected: Newest Volunteer Opportunities in Maryland (updated 1/20!)

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP Maryland | Comments

Volunteering   Last updated 1/20/15!   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 …