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AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE PROVIDING FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND PREPARATION BEGINNING FEBRUARY 2016

Posted on 02/9/2016 by | AARP Florida | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Community | Livable Communities | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 9, 2016 Contact: Dave Bruns, dbruns@aarp.org AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE PROVIDING FREE TAX ASSISTANCE AND PREPARATION BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2016 Tallahassee, Fla. – 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 to the older population. You don’t need to be …

AARP Foundation Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on 01/4/2016 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 …

That Time of Year: Tax-Aide to the Rescue

Posted on 01/1/2016 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Finances 50+ | Money & Work | Volunteering By Lisa Bertagnoli For 28 years, Mary Anne Stewart, of Rock Island, has spent a big chunk of her spring doing tax returns. What could easily be a circle of hell for some people is satisfying for Stewart, a retired librarian with an MBA. Her work, as a volunteer and district coordinator for the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program in Illinois, “always reminds me that the world is made up of all different types of people, with different problems,” said Stewart, …

Voluntarios cubren necesidad de preparación de impuestos

Posted on 12/2/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Español | Volunteering Por Verónica Zaragovia Jesús Villalobos no pensó que dedicaría más de 10 años al trabajo voluntario después de la jubilación, pero así sucedió —y no le sorprende—. Toda su vida ha conocido la importancia de echar una mano. “Crecí en un orfanato”, dijo Villalobos, de 81 años, “y sé que la gente necesita ayuda”. El hablar inglés y español le ha servido para ayudar a decenas de personas desde el 2003 como supervisor regional en El Paso para el programa …

There’s Still Time to Become a Tax-Aide Volunteer

Posted on 11/30/2015 by | AARP Utah | Comments

Volunteering AARP Foundation is looking to build its team of volunteers for its Tax-Aide program. Tax-Aide is a free tax assistance and preparation program for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has volunteer opportunities for people at every level of experience who want to stay sharp while giving back. Tax volunteers will complete a tax preparation workshop from the Internal Revenue Service prior to working with taxpayers. There is also a need for grass-roots …

Don’t forget the hungry during the holidays

Posted on 11/23/2015 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Health & Wellbeing By Consuela Chapman, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA As the holidays approach and we sit down to give thanks; let’s not forget that hunger in North Carolina remains a serious problem. While we break bread with family and friends, we must not lose sight of the fact North Carolina is in the top 10 states when it comes to food insecurity. In a report released in 2014 by the USDA Economic Research Service ranked North Carolina the 5th most food-insure state in …