is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Approaching its 50 th year, Tax-Aide offers free tax filing help to anyone – especially those 50 and older – who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Tax-Aide volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers who might otherwise miss out on the credits and deductions they’ve earned.
AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2017 New Hampshire Andrus Award for Community Service -- AARP’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award. The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding individuals who are making a powerful difference in their communities in ways that advance AARP’s mission, vision, and commitment to volunteer service and that inspire others to volunteer.
The AARP Foundation is looking for interested individuals to volunteer this tax season! Tax-Aide is an AARP Foundation program that offers free tax filing help for those who need it most, especially adults 50 and older, during the tax season.
If you’re interested in finding out how to get involved with AARP New Hampshire, you might want to sign up for our upcoming Snack, Sample and Serve event, where you can get a “taste” of volunteer opportunities at AARP New Hampshire.
Twenty activists have been chosen as members of New Hampshire Senior Leadership, a collaboration among AARP New Hampshire, Center on Aging and Community Living at UNH, and Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging. Now in its sixth year, the program is designed to build a state-wide corps of volunteers interested in advocating for people as they age in New Hampshire.
Prospective volunteers attended the launch of AARP New Hampshire’s new civic engagement project aimed at taking advantage of New Hampshire’s unique first-in-the-nation status to engage members of the community in the political process.
AARP New Hampshire honored nearly 60 volunteers at a celebratory luncheon held Thursday, October 31 at the Manchester Country Club. The most prestigious volunteer award, the Andrus Award for Community Service, was presented to Katherine “Kaye” Heffernan, a dedicated AARP volunteer and community leader. Others honored were Andrus Award finalists; Driver Safety and Advocacy Volunteers of the Year; and Retired Educator of the Year.
Filing your 2012 federal tax return doesn’t have to be a harrowing experience. AARP Tax-Aide is here to help, with its no-fee tax-preparation and filing service for low- to middle-income taxpayers of any age, with special attention to individuals age 60 and over. You don’t need to be an AARP or retiree to use this service.
New Hampshire is aging and with an increasingly older population come many financial and societal challenges such as long-term care, caregiving, transportation, housing and health care. Many of these issues will guide the state’s legislative agenda for years to come.
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