Sign Up to Volunteer with AARP DC

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

Volunteering Share your time and expertise volunteering on behalf of the District’s older residents. You are invited to spend time with AARP DC volunteering on-site at our events, as an office helper, or monitoring legislative issues that come before the City Council. Bilingual (English-Spanish) volunteers are  especially are needed, but all are welcomed. Sign up today to be an AARP DC volunteer by going to: or by calling Jacqueline Jordan at (202)434-7703.

Heart of the Tax-Aide Program Are the D.C. Volunteers

Posted on 12/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Volunteering Low-to-moderate-income taxpayers, especially those 60 and over, are served by the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers at approximately 11 locations throughout Washington, DC. Sites with free tax assistance include libraries and senior centers.  Last year, volunteers helped more than 3,110 citizens file their local and federal tax returns.  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offered in conjunction with the IRS. “How much of a refund will I get and when will I get it?” These are two of the most asked questions people …

Sign Up to be a Tax-Aide Volunteer in the District

Posted on 11/10/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Volunteering                   AARP DC is again preparing for the upcoming tax season by providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 46th year, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. AARP …

Romaine Thomas-2014 AARP DC Andrus Award Honoree, A Life Built on Service

Posted on 11/3/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Volunteering Aboard the Spirit Cruise of Washington along the Potomac with spectacular views of the Washington Monument and other landmarks, AARP launched its celebration of the 2014 Andrus Award for Community Service Recognition Luncheon on October 16, 2014. Romaine Thomas, longtime District of Columbia resident and educator was this year’s recipient. The award, which was presented to her by AARP DC State President Joe Williams, honors a volunteer who provides outstanding service, leadership and advocacy for those who are 50 plus. …

Honoring the Life of Martin Kohn, AARP DC Volunteer

Posted on 10/30/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Volunteering Martin Kohn, our 2008 Andrus Award recipient, passed away on September 30th at age 84. At AARP DC, we knew that Marty was all about helping people. Through his generous volunteer work, he ensured that low-income seniors in the city received much needed services and free legal aid. He spent some of his volunteer time working with clients through AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly. In his career, Marty was an economist for the federal government. For more than thirty …

Feed Those in Need through the AARP DC Annual Food Drive

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

Volunteering Join AARP DC for the 6th Annual Food Drive on October 3 & 4, 2014 where you can donate non-perishable foods or  volunteer at a Safeway or Giant Food store near you in DC. Times at donation sites will vary at each store location. This annual food collection program is a part of Drive to End Hunger, the AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-pronged approach to end hunger among older adults in America. AARP is taking steps to feed those who …