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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 …

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. …