drive to end hunger

Spread Some Good opens to assist pantries

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP Ohio | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Ohio | Press Starting today (Wednesday, August 27, 2014) and continuing through Wednesday, Sept. 17, all 272 Walgreens stores in Ohio and Northern Kentucky will accept Spread Some Good donations of $1 or more at checkout registers to supply peanut butter to local food pantries across the state. “AARP Ohio initiated Spread Some Good four years ago when pantries reported senior hunger had risen dramatically,” Mike Barnhart, who volunteers as state president for AARP Ohio, said at this morning’s news conference kicking off …

$2 Discount to the SD State Fair with a Non-Perishable Food Donation

Posted on 08/22/2014 by | South Dakota | Comments

Events | South Dakota | Uncategorized Join AARP South Dakota, AARP Foundation and Drive to End Hunger in our fight against hunger. You can donate a non-perishable item in the collection barrels at any gate on Labor Day at the State Fair and receive $2.00 OFF your daily gate admission, which is 40% off the normal price! Where: Any Gate, South Dakota State Fair – Huron, SD When: Monday, September 1, 2014 7am-10am All donations will support Feeding South Dakota which is a hunger relief organization …

Help the Hungry

Posted on 07/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering | Washington DC Nearly 1 in 8 residents of the nation’s capital struggle with hunger, and the annual AARP D.C. Drive to End Hunger aims to help. AARP is hosting an orientation Sept. 18 to train volunteers, who will greet shoppers and collect nonperishable food at area grocery stores Oct. 3-4. All donations will go to the Capital Area Food Bank and local pantries. About 18 percent of D.C. residents reported not having enough money to buy food at least once in the …

Help Us Stamp Out Hunger

Posted on 05/8/2014 by | AARP Kentucky | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Kentucky To tackle the serious issue of hunger faced by millions of older adults, AARP and AARP Foundation today announced that on Saturday, May 10, they are joining the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the U.S. Postal Service’s 22nd annual food drive to help “Stamp Out Hunger.” On the second Saturday in May each year, in America’s largest single day food drive, known officially as Stamp Out Hunger, letter carriers across the country pick up bags of non-perishable food …

AARP Members are “Stamping Out Hunger”

Posted on 05/6/2014 by | AARP North Caroliina | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | North Carolina This Saturday is the 22nd Anniversary of the “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.” On May 10, in collaboration with AARP Foundation, NC Feeding America, Inc., US Postal Service, National Association of Letter Carriers, National Rural Carriers Association, AFL-CIO, United Way, Campbell Soup, Publix and others, people from all over the state will be donating food to feed the hungry. Leave a bag of non-perishable food items at your mailbox, and your postman and letter carriers will pick it up and …

Take the Food Drive Challenge This Fall to Help Fight Hunger

Posted on 04/23/2014 by | AARP Virginia | Comments

About AARP | Events | Uncategorized | Virginia | Volunteering Fighting hunger in Virginia is a challenge AARP Virginia is taking on, and everyone can help families in their own communities in September. Last fall, The AARP Virginia Statewide Community Food Drive collected over 125,000 pounds of food during the week-long challenge. This year’s goal is to collect over 150,000 pounds. In order to reach this goal we are calling on all Virginians to take part in the 2014 challenge the week of September 11. Participating is as easy as …