drive to end hunger

Help Hungry Marylanders “Spring Forward” During Food Drive

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

Advocacy | Community | Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Volunteering Looking for a list of the “stuff-a-bus” sites in Maryland? Find all information below!  More than 773,000 Marylanders are unsure of where their next meal is coming from and, especially after the holidays, help is needed more than ever. Last year’s Spring Forward Harvest for the Hungry food drive collected 4,750 bags of food for hungry Marylanders – equaling more than 47,500 pounds of food and 39,583 meals! This year’s campaign runs from 2/28 – 3/8, and we have partnered with Maryland …

Posted on 02/19/2015 by | AARP Alaska | Comments

Advocacy | Community | Uncategorized FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2015 CONTACT: Jim Dau: 202-434-2560, jdau@aarp.org DRIVE TO END HUNGER LAUNCHES 2015 SEASON IN DAYTONA WITH FOCUS ON ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF HUNGER AARP Foundation President: “This is a big season for some big reasons.”   DAYTONA BEACH, FL — AARP and AARP Foundation are launching the fifth season of Drive to End Hunger in NASCAR, using the groundwork of the program’s previous success to build a track towards solving the threat of hunger for …

A Trip to Southern Oregon

Posted on 02/10/2015 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Uncategorized By Sanjane Ceesay On December 16, 2014, I travelled to Medford in southern Oregon and attended the AARP Southern Oregon Volunteer Year-End Celebration. I enjoyed meeting with people from various organizations, especially those working on hunger issues, and it was a great opportunity to discuss the AARP Foundation’s Drive to End Hunger. The Drive to End Hunger initiative addresses hunger and food insecurity by raising community awareness, providing food to local food banks, and identifying long-term solutions that will help …

Give Back on MLK Day with AARP

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP Minnesota | Comments

Events “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King Jr. Want to make a difference in someone’s day and continue to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. serving those less fortunate? Join fellow AARP Volunteers to cook and serve a breakfast for people experiencing homelessness at Our Saviour’s Housing emergency shelter on MLK Day. There are 40 men and women at this South Minneapolis shelter every day. A warm breakfast …

Jeff Gordon Delivers the “One Millionth” Meal of Meals on Wheels

Posted on 10/24/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Reidsville, N.C. – AARP Foundation, Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) and Aging, Disability and Transit Services (ADTS) are teaming up with Jeff Gordon — four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports — to deliver the one millionth Meals on Wheels meal to a local family in Stoneville, NC. ADTS is receiving funding through the More Than A Meal research grant from AARP Foundation to MOWAA. …

Feed Those in Need through the AARP DC Annual Food Drive

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering Join AARP DC for the 6th Annual Food Drive on October 3 & 4, 2014 where you can donate non-perishable foods or  volunteer at a Safeway or Giant Food store near you in DC. Times at donation sites will vary at each store location. This annual food collection program is a part of Drive to End Hunger, the AARP and AARP Foundation’s multi-pronged approach to end hunger among older adults in America. AARP is taking steps to feed those who …