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AARP Foundation Experience Corps is looking for adults 50 years and older interested in tutoring K-3 students who are struggling to read.

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National and Regional Awards

National and Regional Awards

A woman reads to young girl, AARP Experience Corps Awards

Experience Corps pairs 50+ mentors with children in grades K-3. — © Eli Meir Kaplan

  • 2014 Generations United Program of Distinction
  • 2012 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence (link TBA)
  • 2011 CNCS National Service Impact Award
  • 2010 Excellence in Volunteer Management Award from the Volunteer Center of San Francisco/San Mateo County
  • Raul Castenada, California, Berkeley, School of Public Health 2010 Senior Leader Award
  • Generations United 2009 Brabazon Award for Evaluation Research
  • Fast Company Magazine 2007 and 2008 Social Capitalist Award
  • MetLife Foundation Award of Achievement, 2008
  • Partners for Livable Communities Bridge Builder Award, 2008
  • United Way Creating Change Award, 2008
  • Philadelphia City Council resolution for 10 years of excellence, 2008
  • National Council on Aging Program of Excellence, 2006
  • President's Service Award, 2006
  • National Association of Development Organizations Innovation Award, 2005
  • Maryland Governor's Service Award, 2004
  • U.S. Administration on Aging Program Champion, 2004
  • Cleveland Mayor's Senior Service Award, 2003
  • H. Barksdale Brown Volunteerism Award, Alliance for Children and Families, 2001
  • San Francisco Mayor's Certificate of Honor, 2001
  • The Award for Excellence in Program Innovation from the Archstone Foundation, 2000
  • American Public Health Association, 2000
  • New York Mayor's Award for Volunteer Service (1991 and 1997)

Featured Quote

More and more research shows if seniors want to feel younger and stay healthier longer they need to get involved with life. Going to classes, attending art programs, and of course, volunteering. So while you're helping the students you tutor, you're definitely helping your own health as well. And that's a definite win-win solution.

—Dr. Dean Edell, syndicated health journalist

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