Volunteering

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Volunteer
AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers to join its Speakers Bureau to give informational presentations to community groups, clubs and organizations around the state.    
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April is National Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the contributions that Iowans 50+ provide to their communities through volunteer work and a chance for us all to think about how we can help make a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors.
Andrus Award
AARP Iowa is seeking nominees for the AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service, its most prestigious honor. 
Volunteers
AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers in all 50 state Senate and 100 House districts to advocate for older Iowans on important topics such as caregiving, prescription drug costs and health care.
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AARP Iowa is seeking volunteers to give presentations for its HomeFit program.
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AARP Iowa relies on its Grass Roots Election and Advocacy Team (GREAT) volunteers to be the boots on the ground across the state, telling lawmakers about legislation and policy concerns.
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AARP Iowa is encouraging local groups to schedule Fraud Watch Network presentations in 2019.
2018
Barbara McClintock of Des Moines was named the 2018 winner of the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service which is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award.  The award was presented to McClintock at AARP Iowa’s annual volunteer recognition event in Des Moines on Nov. 8. In addition to the award, McClintock received a check for $1,000 to donate to her charity of choice, Aging Resources of Central Iowa.
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Seeking volunteers statewide to help Iowans live their best lives
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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation service
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