Meet our volunteers and find opportunities to get involved with our outreach and community service programs.
A woman packing boxes with food
Mrs. Jacky’s Soldiers, a dedicated group of volunteers, have collected, packed and shipped nearly 6,500 boxes of food, toiletries, games, books and playing cards to some 280 service members overseas.
Customer pays for prescriptions medications with hundred dollar bills.
Other potential 2020 legislation would require pharmaceutical companies to explain price hikes and pave the way for importing drugs from Canada and other countries.
Illinois State Capitol
The Executive Council is looking for volunteers to help advocate at the state Capitol.
Diverse business team applauding during staff meeting
District Advocacy and Outreach
Prescription medicine and money
AARP is backing two pieces of legislation aimed at curbing drug prices, by providing those who prescribe them unbiased information on pharmaceuticals and mandating more transparency on how manufacturers set the costs of prescription meds.
Volunteer pinned on noticeboard
Join AARP Illinois in your community and get involved! We will have many fun opportunities for you to give back this summer. The opportunities are flexible and the time commitment is what you make of it.
Diverse business team applauding during staff meeting
Haz oir tu voz en tu comunidad.Únete a AARP Illinois para luchar por los asuntos de importancia para nuestros socios y nuestra comunidad. Buscamos voluntarios para dirigir los esfuerzos en sus distritos.
Mary Patton
Springfield – A Peoria woman was celebrated Tuesday by the Illinois General Assembly and Senate for her lifetime of work in support of the aging population in Illinois.
Your time and talents can create meaningful change. Be a part of one of AARP’s volunteer teams in Peoria, Pekin, and East Peoria.
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