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AARP Foundation helping Nebraskans in need

AARP Foundation helping Nebraskans in need

Posted on 04/16/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Home & Family | Nebraska | Uncategorized Winter may have come and gone, yet many Nebraskans with low and fixed incomes are struggling to catch up on their costly heating bills from the severe cold weather. AARP and its members are committed to helping those in need. Nationally, AARP and AARP Foundation matched dollar-for-dollar contributions up to $250,000 to create a relief fund for this year’s extreme weather. Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties recently received a $1500 check from AARP Foundation to provide energy …

Filing Deadline Doesn't Have to be Taxing

Filing Deadline Doesn’t Have to be Taxing

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

About AARP | Events | Hawaii | Money & Work With one week to go before the federal tax filing deadline, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is providing free tax preparation assistance at convenient locations across the state. AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free tax preparation service, with special attention to residents age 60 and older who have low-to-moderate incomes. You do not have to be a member of AARP or a retiree to take advantage of this free service. Last year in Hawaii, Tax Aide volunteers helped more than 16,000 …

Lime Rock Park Joins Drive to End Hunger

Posted on 04/4/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Local Resources | Press | Volunteering Lime Rock Park, the historic racetrack located in Lime Rock, CT has announced its selection of AARP Foundation as its 2014 official charity to support Drive to End Hunger, a multi-year initiative to fight the risk of hunger for Americans age 50+. Nearly 9 million Americans age 50+ are at risk for hunger every day – a 79 percent increase in just 10 years.  Drive to End Hunger is AARP Foundation’s multi-pronged approach to solve this problem; it works to combat hunger …

Apply now for AARP Foundation Americorps Vista position in Lincoln!

Apply now for AARP Foundation Americorps Vista position in Lincoln!

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP Nebraska | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | Nebraska | Press | Uncategorized Would you like to help struggling older adults put healthy food on their tables? Would you like to develop a set of skills that will benefit you while working for a world-class nonprofit? Then consider a year-long opportunity as an AARP Foundation AmeriCorps VISTA in partnership with the New York City Coalition Against Hunger.  This position will be stationed at the AARP Nebraska state office in Lincoln.   Position Description: Convene community leaders and members to identify SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition …

Stamp Out Hunger in Maine on May 10th!

Stamp Out Hunger in Maine on May 10th!

Posted on 03/21/2014 by | AARP Maine | Comments

Events | Maine | Volunteering Help AARP Stamp Out Hunger in Maine   One person going hungry in Maine is one person too many.  Ours is a state with a far-flung population and many who live here are on low or fixed incomes.  One third of Mainers 65+, for example, rely on Social Security for 100 percent of their income, just over $1000 per month.  Every extra expense can have a ripple effect forcing at-risk seniors to have to choose between paying their basic living …

AARP Foundation Donates Winter Relief Funds to Operation Fuel, Inc

AARP Foundation Donates Winter Relief Funds to Operation Fuel, Inc

Posted on 03/18/2014 by | AARP Connecticut | Comments

Connecticut | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Press AARP Connecticut has presented a check in the amount of $4500 to Operation Fuel, Inc. in Bloomfield, CT from the AARP Foundation winter relief fund to assist Connecticut seniors who are struggling to pay their heating bills this winter.  The winter relief fund was established in January by AARP Foundation to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather. The Foundation focused on states across the Northeast and Midwest and worked with local AARP State offices to direct funds to …