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Volunteer for 2015 Community Food Drive

Posted on 05/20/2015 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Events | Uncategorized | Volunteering The sign-up period for volunteering for the 2015 Food Drive has begun and the deadline to participate is July 30, 2015! Some people can’t afford to splurge on certain luxuries–unfortunately, food is considered a luxury for many. Every day, nearly nine million older Americans face the risk of hunger. They’re our friends, our neighbors and our family, and they don’t want to be a burden–so they suffer in silence. That’s why AARP and AARP Foundation have teamed up for Drive …

Prescott and Prescott Valley Volunteers Help Out NALC Food Drive Effort at Yavapai County Food Bank

Posted on 05/13/2015 by | AARP Arizona | Comments

Community | Volunteering AARP volunteers from Prescott and Prescott Valley helped sort food at the Yavapai County Food Bank that was donated during the recent National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) annual Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive . This year held on May 9, the annual food collection effort is the largest one-day food drive in the country in which letter carriers nationwide collect donations made by postal customers. AARP Arizona volunteers assisted the Yavapai Food Bank with sorting bins containing over …

Stamp Out Hunger in Arkansas this Saturday, May 9!

Posted on 05/8/2015 by | AARP Arkansas | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Uncategorized | Volunteering AARP Arkansas joins Governor Asa Hutchinson in support of this year’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive on Saturday, May 9, the largest one-day food drive in the nation, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers, U.S. Postal Service and others. Hunger in Arkansas is a particularly critical issue. In 2015, Arkansas topped the national ranking for senior hunger for the third consecutive year, according to a report released April 24 by the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger. Our state also ranks first in …

AARP Florida names Winter Park Chapter #1047 2014 CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

Posted on 03/19/2015 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Community | Volunteering Written by Cathy Kerns, AARP Florida’s Executive Council member Winter Park AARP Florida Chapter 1047 was named 2014 Chapter of the Year. Announced on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2015, the highest AARPFL chapter honor was presented to the chapter at the Winter Park Civic Center. The award was presented by AARP Area Field Coordinator, Abby Walters, and Executive Council member, Cathy Kerns. “AARP Florida is grateful to the 227 Winter Park Chapter members and the countless hours of service …

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 3/16 update: The Spring Forward food drive campaign has officially ended for 2015, and we are tallying the final amounts raised. Look for an announcement in the next two weeks! Thank you to all who volunteered and/or donated to this important cause. More than 36,000 meals have been raised so far, and we believe that together with our food drive partners, volunteers, and generous members of the community–we’ll do better than ever to help halt hunger and food insecurity across …

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 …