drive to end hunger

Volunteer with AARP DC Annual Food

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP DC | Comments

About AARP | Events | Volunteering | Washington DC     Join AARP DC for its Annual Food Drive on October 3rd & 4th, where you can volunteer with at a Safeway or Giant Food store to help feed those in need in DC. Times to volunteer 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.  We’re taking steps to feed those who are …

Help Us Tackle Older Adult Hunger Sept. 20

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP Florida | Comments

Events | Florida | Health & Wellbeing | Volunteering Team up with the Miami Dolphins, AARP and AARP Foundation’s Drive to End Hunger to pack one million meals for hungry older adults in Southern Florida on September 20, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium. You’ll spend a couple hours alongside some of your favorite Dolphins alumni players, cheerleaders and TD. And as an added incentive, the Dolphins will be raffling off some great prizes! Meals will benefit Feeding South Florida. SIGN UP TODAY In May, AARP Foundation and the Miami …

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 …