— Here at AARP, we are committed to helping all older adults live their lives with dignity and honor — that includes those who are lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and others. Join AARP DC this year at the following events and activities! Capital Pride Festival 2019 Bring your energy and creativity & be part of this celebration! AARP DC will have a booth at the Capital Pride Festival on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Along the lines of the festival …

— AARP North Dakota is seeking nominations for its Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors North Dakotans 50 and older who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of others. The award recipient will be able to designate a nonprofit organization to which $500 will be donated in the award recipient’s name. Nominations will be evaluated based on how the volunteer’s work has improved the community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers. The award …

North Dakota State Capitol

— 2019 Legislature Wraps Up and Older North Dakotans Win Big AARP North Dakota advocacy volunteers came out in force during the state legislative session that wrapped up in late April. The results proved just how effective our members’ voices can be. Volunteer phone calls, e-mails, postcards, and conversations with legislators helped pass bills supporting caregivers, taxpayers and anyone who wants to live in their home and community for as long as possible. The first win for older North Dakotans was …

— One way you can take on the day is by volunteering. Volunteering has an enormous impact on the health and well-being of your local community. As an AARP volunteer, you are helping with the promise of a better life for you or someone else. Whether you would like to be an in-office support, speaker on advocacy issues, or helping at an event AARP has many ways that you can make a difference. Be a part of the AARP team and …

— Do you know a volunteer in Idaho, over the age of 50, who’s making a difference in your community? Show your appreciation by nominating them for AARP’s most prestigious community service award. The AARP Andrus Award for Community Service, named after AARP’s founder Ethel Percy Andrus, recognizes outstanding local volunteers who donate their skills, time and love to their communities. AARP Idaho will be accepting nominations until July 15, 2019. Who’s eligible? AARP Idaho Andrus Award for Community Service nominees must …

— Interested in sharing your experience and talents as a volunteer? We would love to hear from you! Click here to see our volunteer brochure: Maine State Volunteer Brochure 2019 You have a lifetime of experience to offer. Why not share your talents right here in Maine? Through outreach, advocacy and service, AARP volunteers and staff work together to enhance the quality of life for Mainers of all ages. Whether it is behind the scenes supporting the daily work of AARP …

— Nominate a community volunteer for AARP’s 2019 Andrus Award! Named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Award honors outstanding individuals in every state who donate their time, skills and passion as a volunteer. Every year we gather at our annual Andrus Awards event and celebrate the dedication of Maryland’s wonderful volunteers. We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Andrus Awards until July 15, 2019. Take some time and fill out the online form to nominate a …

4 States

— AARP New Hampshire is now accepting applications for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Granite Staters 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP New Hampshire is excited to shine a light on Granite Staters who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a difference in the lives around them,” said AARP New Hampshire State President and volunteer Marc Boyd. Nominations will be evaluated by …

— Need help with a basic tax return or amendment? Tax Aide volunteers provide free tax help to low- to middle-income Alaskans of all ages at sites across the state. (No need to be an AARP member.) They can also help with past-due returns, back to 2015. Last year volunteers nationwide helped 2.5 million people get $1.3 billion in income tax refunds and more than $212 million in Earned Income Tax Credits. Find the site nearest you Find the nearest site …

— AARP Wisconsin is committed to empowering people to choose how they live as they age. Whether fighting for legislative advancements or offering resources and experiences that open life’s possibilities to all, we’re your ally in ensuring that each individual is able to live his or her best life. We wouldn’t be able to deliver on this mission without the hard work and dedication of our volunteers. In 2018, 72% of our events were led by volunteers in their own communities. …