Our Volunteers Are the Engine That Drives Us

Our Volunteers Are the Engine That Drives Us

Posted on 04/5/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP According to recent AARP research, roughly 63 million Americans volunteer with an organization in their community every year. That is an astounding number of individuals who give freely of their time, energy, and passion to help individuals in need and strengthen our communities. This year, we join others in celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 6-12) as a way to recognize the spirit of volunteerism wherever it may be embodied and the positive impact volunteers have made in our communities, our …

Donations Help Ease Home Heating Burdens

Donations Help Ease Home Heating Burdens

Posted on 03/13/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP With temperatures dipping below zero for weeks at a time, could this Wisconsin winter have been any worse? The answer, unfortunately, is “yes” – especially for thousands of older Wisconsinites who not only suffered through horrendously cold weather, but were pummeled with rising home heating costs during one of the coldest winters on record. No one can change the weather. But we can offer a little help to those on limited or fixed incomes who struggled to make ends meet …

AARP Wisconsin 2013 Annual Report

AARP Wisconsin 2013 Annual Report

Posted on 12/30/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP Hello Wisconsin! At AARP we have a concept – One AARP – which seeks to highlight and connect into one big picture the many streams of good work in which AARP engages with our members and the 50+ population at-large.  Whether you know us for our advocacy work, our educational outreach, or our presence in communities, this annual report presents all that AARP accomplished in Wisconsin in 2013. Throughout these pages, you’ll see highlights of how our volunteers and staff …

Meet AARP Wisconsin’s New State President

Meet AARP Wisconsin’s New State President

Posted on 11/14/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP We’d like you to introduce you to David A. Stella, 65, of Middleton, who today begins a two-year term as the new state president of AARP Wisconsin. This is the highest state-level volunteer position within our organization, which has more than 820,000 members statewide and nearly 40 million members nationwide. We’re excited because Dave truly embodies everything we’re striving to achieve here at AARP on both a state and national level. He understands the importance of empowering people age 50-plus to prepare …

Contact AARP Wisconsin

Contact AARP Wisconsin

Posted on 10/7/2013 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

About AARP AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them. With over 800,000 members and several local community chapters across the state, AARP Wisconsin is making a difference for older people and their families. AARP Wisconsin is open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 222 W. Washington Ave Suite 600 Madison, WI 53703 View Map   Phone: 866-448-3611 Fax: 608-251-7612 wistate@aarp.org   …

Volunteer to Help Others File Their Tax Returns

Posted on 10/1/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP AARP Wisconsin is recruiting volunteers to help other state residents file returns in the tax season ahead. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free face-to-face assistance to low- and moderate-income taxpayers, especially those age 60-plus, at convenient sites such as libraries and senior and community centers. Earlier this year, 865 volunteers helped more than 67,000 Wisconsinites file their returns. “Older adults on fixed incomes often cannot afford the cost of tax preparation services,” said Sam Wilson, AARP state director. Volunteers will be …