AARP Oklahoma has announced three local organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of national grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors, emphasizing the needs of the 50-plus population.
AARP Oklahoma has compiled this list to share resources for residents that may need assistance or additional information on utility payments or home repairs resulting from severe weather.
Please join AARP Oklahoma for a first-look screening of the Sky Blossom documentary, a raw, candid look at the 24.5 million teens and twenty-somethings caring for a veteran parent or grandparent. The screening will take place March 3 at 7 p.m. CST. This event is free, but registration is required.
AARP is urging all Oklahomans to participate in the 2020 U.S. census. The once-a-decade population count is used to redraw political lines and to determine billions of dollars in state and federal funding levels for social services.
We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
AARP Oklahoma presented a $5,000 honorary check to the McAlester City Council during its September 24 meeting, celebrating the community’s AARP Community Challenge grant recognition.
The City Council of Elk City and Elk City community officials are one step closer to a revitalized community garden through the AARP Community Grant Challenge. Community officials were presented with a $2,919 honorary check from AARP Oklahoma during the September 18 City Council meeting.
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