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Feb 08, 2017, 14:17 ET AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Providing Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Now Through April 18

Now through April 18, AARP Foundation is providing free tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:56 ET AARP Foundation Draws Attention to Social Isolation with the Launch of Connect2Affect

AARP Foundation recently announced the launch of Connect2Affect, a response to the growing epidemic of isolation affecting more than 8 million...


Oct 13, 2016, 10:12 ET AARP Foundation Announces Care Angel as the Winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge

AARP Foundation has announced Care Angel as the winner of the 2016 Aging in Place $50K Challenge, a startup competition for entrepreneurs with...


Oct 12, 2016, 14:05 ET AARP Foundation Establishes Relief Fund for Older Victims of Hurricane Matthew

AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson today announced that AARP Foundation has created a relief fund to help the victims – especially those...


Sep 16, 2016, 13:57 ET AARP Foundation President Issues Statement on Senior Poverty and U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey

 AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson today issued the following statement on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey...


Sep 07, 2016, 09:40 ET AARP Foundation Announces Sept. 11 Celebration of Service Event to Pack Over 1 Million Meals

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 and bring generations together to help combat poverty, AARP Foundation today announced its second...


Jun 20, 2016, 12:20 ET AARP Foundation Appoints New Board Members

AARP Foundation, which serves low-income older adults by creating and advancing effective solutions that help them secure the essentials, announced...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:34 ET AARP Foundation Applauds Denny's and Chase Card Services' Participation in Senior Hunger Awareness Month Campaign

AARP Foundation today applauded Denny's and Chase Card Services for their successful participation in the inaugural Senior Hunger Awareness Month,...


Feb 19, 2016, 10:28 ET AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Providing Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Beginning in February 2016

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low- to moderate-income through the AARP...


Oct 08, 2015, 10:00 ET AARP Foundation Launches Age Strong - A First-of-its-Kind Impact Investment Opportunity

AARP Foundation today announced the launch of Age Strong™, an innovative social investment initiative that will lend a total of $70 million...


Sep 02, 2015, 11:40 ET AARP Foundation Announces A Celebration of Service on September 11

AARP Foundation presents the largest meal pack to be held on the National Mall on Friday, September 11th. More than 5,000 volunteers will pack 1.2...


May 27, 2014, 16:37 ET Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation Jointly Announce Landmark Deal Impacting 50-plus Community In South Florida

The Miami Dolphins have entered into a new relationship with AARP Foundation which will positively impact the South Florida region in an effort to...


Jan 15, 2014, 11:11 ET AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather

AARP Foundation today announced it has established a relief fund to support older adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped...


Nov 06, 2012, 16:06 ET AARP Foundation Surpasses $1 Million in Donations for Victims of Superstorm Sandy; AARP Increases Matching Donations to $750,000

 Just days after announcing on Nov. 1 that it established the AARP Foundation Relief Fund to support victims in the U.S. devastated by...


Jan 26, 2012, 10:00 ET AARP Foundation Awards $3.7 Million In Grant Funding to Organizations That Help Vulnerable Older Americans

Grant winners focus on hunger and income for adults 50 and older Today, AARP Foundation announced it has awarded grants totaling $3.7...


Feb 26, 2009, 10:42 ET Free Tax Preparation Sites Offer Special Saturday Hours This Weekend

AARP Tax-Aide Program and IRS offer assistance to Maryland taxpayers. The AARP Foundation, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, the...


Jun 06, 2001, 01:00 ET AARP Foundation Lawyers Represent Victims of Magazine Sweepstakes Promoter

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 5, AARP Foundation lawyers joined attorneys with the San Francisco law firm Kemnitzer,...