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Winning Back

AARP Foundation Launches Fre$h Savings Program in Mississippi and Tennessee

Through the AARP Foundation Fre$h Savings program, SNAP receipients in Mississippi and Tennessee can buy more fresh fruits and vegetables with their SNAP card. Here's how the program works.

AARP Foundation and ProMedica Announce National Root Cause Coalition to Address Hunger as a Public Health Issue

The primary goal of the organization, titled The Root Cause Coalition, is to become the nation’s leading advocate of programs, policies and research to eradicate hunger, food insecurity and health disparities. Learn more

In the Spotlight

Make Thanksgiving a Time for Connection

A large portion of gratitude is in order this Thanksgiving, not only for the bounty on our tables, but also for the social connections that nourish us and help us thrive - connections to family, to friends and neighbors, and to all the forms of community in our lives. These connections are so embedded in who we are that we often don't think about them. Read

AARP Foundation Program Sweetens Deal for SNAP Recipients Who Buy Fresh Produce

People using federally funded SNAP benefits to buy fresh fruit and vegetables at several Kroger stores in Greater Members can get up to $20 a month more in fresh produce through an incentive program announced today by AARP, Kroger and UnitedHealthcare. Read

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BACK TO WORK 50+: Network Expansion (PDF)

AARP Foundation is seeking proposals from nonprofit intermediary organizations who can host multiple sites within a regional geographic area that provide the core features of BACK TO WORK 50+.
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Programs & Services

AARP Foundation SCSEP

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. Go

AARP Experience Corps: Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club

AARP Foundation Experience Corps

Experience Corps is a literacy program that utilizes highly trained volunteers age 50 and over to help struggling students become great readers. Go

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Housing Solutions Center

This program offers free HUD-certified counseling and assistance to 50+ homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. Go

AARP Tax Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

This program offers free assistance with tax-return preparation. Go

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We are partnering with workforce services providers to strengthen the bridge between 50+ job candidates and respected employers. Go

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