Founder of Pleasant Hill’s White Pony Express Receives AARP California's Most Prestigious Volunteer Award for Camp Fire Relief Efforts
In the immediate aftermath of the Butte County Camp Fire, Dr. Carol Weyland Conner, founder of White Pony Express (WPE), organized 182 volunteers to make 91 trips from Pleasant Hill to the disaster area, delivering 58,213 pounds of food and 1,833 articles of clothing to displaced community members. WPE is a nonprofit organization, headquartered in Pleasant Hill, CA, which provides free food and clothing to those in need.
AARP in San Jose is here to help you take on June with local offerings, resources and more. We hope you will join us at one or all of the following events!
Did you know that May is Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month? Join AARP in California as we celebrate AAPI Heritage Month through community events, a video series, and more!
AARP California is proud to present Lisa Oakley with the 2018 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service. This is the association's most prestigious volunteer award that recognizes outstanding individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills to enrich the lives of others.
Join AARP on Sunday, September 23 rd for a full day of fun! This year, prior to the annual Viva CalleSJ Open Streets Program, AARP will sponsor a 5K run to take full advantage of the car free streets.
This August, AARP will be partnering with the Pilipinx American Library (PAL) and the Asian Art Museum to celebrate and examine Filipino literature and art over a series of events. PAL is a mobile, non-circulating library that collects print histories and celebrates narratives exclusively by Filipino writers, poets, artists and scholars.
At AARP we know it takes time to build great communities, but we also believe that quick action can spark longer-term progress. The AARP Community Challenge grant provides communities across the country with the chance to fund quick action projects that can inspire change in areas such as transportation, open spaces, housing, and other innovative ideas to improve communities and make them better places to live for all ages and abilities.
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