Help Prepare Taxes for Those in Need

Posted on 10/20/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service. And they need your help! Thousands of low- to moderate- income Wisconsinites, especially those 60 and older, need help preparing their taxes. Volunteer for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide and make sure they get all the deductions and credits they deserve. You’ll be helping people in your own community with a much-needed service that’s free, individualized and has no strings attached. Not good with numbers? No problem! There’s a volunteer …

La Crosse Volunteer Earns AARP’s Top Award

Posted on 10/10/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering Helen Keller once said, “The most beautiful things cannot be heard or seen – they must be felt by the heart.” That is the favorite quote and the motivating spirit that drives Judy Bouffleur to give so much of her free time to making La Crosse a better place to live, work and raise a family. “We have to give with our hearts, and the rewards I have reaped are so much greater than anything I have given,” said Judy, …

Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

Posted on 08/28/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering We will never forget the terrible tragedy of 9/11, nor will we forget the tremendous out-pouring of caring, compassion, service and hope that followed. This year to celebrate that spirit of giving, AARP Wisconsin is partnering with United Way of Greater Milwaukee to host a volunteer event to help area seniors become disaster prepared. On September 11, 2014, you are invited to join other Milwaukee-area residents and pack a free emergency preparedness kit for your family. Here are details to …

AARP WI Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 04/7/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering AARP Wisconsin is seeking nominations for its 2014 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors those individuals who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives in their communities. “Volunteerism is clearly a new way of looking at retirement for older Americans. Many are finding that they want to remain active and involved and that volunteerism fulfills this need and the desire to help others,” said Sam Wilson, AARP Wisconsin State Director. “Through this recognition, …

Join Us in Helping Make Life Better for All

Posted on 03/25/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering AARP Wisconsin knows how hard you work and play, and how much you value your time and money! That’s why we fight on real issues that matter to your and your family and work towards making life better for all.   We do this by leading positive social change, helping people in their own communities, and delivering value to our 820,000-plus members through information, advocacy, and service. Here are some of the ways you can join our efforts. To learn more, …

Allouez Man Appointed to Executive Council

Posted on 03/25/2014 by | AARP Wisconsin | Comments

Volunteering Today we are thrilled to announced that Joel Rubin, 65, of Allouez (Green Bay area), has been appointed to a two-year term on our AARP Wisconsin Executive Council. The appointment was made by AARP Wisconsin State President Dave Stella. Joel (pictured) was a social worker for over 30 years in Milwaukee and in Northeast Wisconsin. After retiring in 2010, he has worked as one of our many great AARP Wisconsin volunteer advocates, focusing on both federal and state issues. Joel’s entire career was …