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AARP Foundation Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 03/2/2015 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Volunteering Americans age 50 and older face choices and pressures unlike those of any other age group – choices few could have prepared for. As the charitable affiliate of AARP, AARP Foundation is working with struggling people 50 and over so they can regain their confidence as good providers and members of their communities. The Foundation focuses on four priorities: hunger, income, housing and isolation. Every year AARP Foundation helps millions of struggling Americans 50+ win back opportunity. We could do nothing without …

Taking a Bite Out of Hunger

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Community | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Volunteering End hunger With funding from AARP Foundation, AARP Virginia aims to develop food councils across the state to coordinate local efforts to fight hunger. A new council in greater Prince William County, for example, is asking local nonprofit and faith-based organizations to participate in a survey at gpwfoodcouncil.org—and will use the results to develop a guide that can help emergency food providers share resources, best practices and funding opportunities. The council also connects providers with resources for programs such as …

How to Foil Identity Thieves & AARP Maine Testifies on Credit Freeze Bill

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Finances 50+         Contact: Jane Margesson AARP Maine Communications Director 229-5628 or jmargesson@aarp.org   AARP Fraud Watch Network Launches Education Effort to Foil Tax Identity Thieves AARP Maine to Testify on Legislation to Amend State’s Credit Freeze Law   PORTLAND— To coincide with common scams that surface during tax season, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched an educational effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a 60-second new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people …

Turn to AARP’s Tax-Aide for Tax Preparation Assistance

Posted on 02/3/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

About AARP | Local Resources | Volunteering This year, AARP Foundation is again 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 48th 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. “Tax-Aide is one of the most popular services that AARP offers,” said AARP Utah State …

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is Providing Free Tax Prep Help

Posted on 02/2/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Press By Janet Lam-Rogers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteer It’s that time of year again – Tax Time!  If you could use a helping hand, AARP Foundation is providing free tax preparation and electronic filing at sites throughout the state. AARP-Tax-Aide is totally free; you do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service. 2014 tax returns reflect a change as the result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  And for those who did …

Get free tax prep help with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Posted on 01/30/2015 by | AARP Nevada | Comments

Local Resources This year, the AARP Foundation is again 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 48th 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. “The Tax-Aide program is an incredible free resource for Nevadans in need of expert …