The following guest post was submitted by Andrew Starcevic, Peace Corps regional recruiter for Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
AARP Connecticut will donate $3,000 on behalf of recipient to an eligible non-profit organization of their choosingNomination deadline is August 1
Are you looking for ways to get involved in your community? The AARP Connecticut volunteer team has opportunities for everyone. Whether you like to volunteer with others or work more independently, we would love to have you on our team! With AARP, you can volunteer at your own pace, on the projects you are most passionate about. Volunteering with AARP is a way to make a positive impact in Connecticut communities and, like many of our current volunteers, make lifelong friends along the way.
AARP Connecticut and Masonicare, a nonprofit senior living and health care services provider, will host the fifth annual Livable Communities Conference on Friday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
AARP Connecticut State Director Nora Duncan provided the following statement in response to the biennial budget Governor Lamont proposed today:
The annual program aims to make communities in Connecticut more livable for people of all ages
AARP Connecticut is pleased to announce Phillip King of Cheshire has been selected to receive the 2022 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious state volunteer award, for his outstanding volunteerism and commitment to the community. Mr. King, a long-time Gaylord Specialty Healthcare volunteer, was presented with the Andrus Award at a ceremony on November 9, 2022.
AARP Connecticut has selected seven recipients for its fifth Livable Communities Support Program that funds quick-action projects in Connecticut communities that will help make immediate improvements or jumpstart long-term progress that will support residents. AARP Connecticut has funded 29 projects since the inception of the program in 2018.
AARP CT Livable Communities Grant Application
AARP Awards Grants to Three Connecticut Organizations as Part of its Nationwide Program to Make Communities More Livable
Today, AARP Connecticut announced three organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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