Roughly two months after the first case of the coronavirus was reported in the United States, many older residents in Central Texas are finding their access to food limited and their social isolation worsened.
4/30 UPDATE: The 2018 Spring Food Drive is complete! Thank you to all of the volunteers and those who stopped at their respective locations to donate food to less-fortunate Marylanders. View some photos from the event on Twitter. We will have an update coming soon with the total poundage of food collected, so stay tuned!
Nationwide, more than 8 million adults aged 50 to 64 rely on charitable food assistance to help make ends meet. Not wanting to be a burden, they often suffer in silence. They are more likely to experience chronic illnesses like Diabetes, depression, reduced muscle mass and bone density, and poor vision. They are our family, our friends, and our neighbors - and AARP Virginia is committed to ending their hunger.
Tallahassee, Fla. — More than 700 older Big Bend residents can rest a little easier in 2017, thanks to a $5,000 grant provided by AARP Florida to the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Big Bend.
AARP Virginia is dedicated to help end the fight against hunger. In order to do this we have dedicated the month of September to focusing on fighting hunger in all areas of Virginia with events all across the state.
This year you have not one, not two, but three volunteer opportunities for AARP's Day of Service on Monday, September 12, 2016. Join us in Oklahoma City, Shawnee or Tulsa as we roll up our sleeves to participate in local community service projects.
Nearly 1 in 8 residents of the nation’s capital struggle with hunger, and the annual AARP D.C. Drive to End Hunger aims to help. AARP is hosting an orientation Sept. 18 to train volunteers, who will greet shoppers and collect nonperishable food at area grocery stores Oct. 3-4. All donations will go to the Capital Area Food Bank and local pantries.
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