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TACKLING HUNGER PROACTIVELY

Nearly 9 million Americans 50+ are at risk for hunger every day – a staggering 79 percent increase in just 10 years. Drive to End Hunger is AARP Foundation’s multipronged approach on this problem. We’re working to combat hunger among people 50 and older through raising awareness, building philanthropic support and developing long-term, sustainable solutions.

New Digital Toolkit to Improve SNAP Enrollment

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AARP Foundation and FRAC (Food Research and Action Center) have created a digital toolkit to help organizations craft successful programs of outreach, education and application assistance, with the goal of increasing older adult participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Learn More

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50+ and Hungry

Listen to learn about AARP Foundation’s efforts to fight food insecurity, watch how unemployment can affect hunger, and download cheap, healthy recipes Do

Harvard: Nation ‘Unprepared’ to House Wave of Older Adults

New study shows both individually and as a nation we’re not ready for all that comes with age Read

Older Americans Face Increasing Risk of Hunger

A new report from the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger says more than 15 percent of Americans over age 60 experienced the threat of hunger in 2012 with younger seniors being especially vulnerable Read