Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don't know about us may surprise you. Discover all the 'Real Possibilities'

Highlights

Open

You and Your Town Contest-You could win an AARP RealPad

AARP Auto Buying Program

Contests and
Sweeps

$10,000 Winter Escapes Sweepstakes

Beat the cold and cozy up to a chance of winning $10,000! See official rules.

Driver Safety

Piggy bank on the road - AARP Driver Safety

Take the new AARP Smart Driver Course!

AARP Books

Visit the Money Section

Enjoy titles on retirement, Social Security, and becoming debt-free.

Jobs You Might Like

most popular
articles

Viewed

Hunger Drive at MIS Nets $4,456

The Drive to End Hunger was the clear winner during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race week in Brooklyn, Michigan June 16-19.

AARP MI staff worked the kiosk at the Drive to End Hunger tent at the Michigan International Speedway and collected $4,456 from race fans who stopped by to learn about hunger issues facing older Americans and to help with the relief effort.

The AARP Foundation also kicked in $10,000 to the Food Bank of South Central Michigan during a ceremony at Race Fest on June 16 that featured four-time NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon. In addition, the Food Bank took in 168 pounds of food at the event.

“One thing I’ve learned about NASCAR fans in general, and especially my fans, is that when they see there’s something I’m passionate about they get behind me, and they want to make it an effort to make a difference,” Gordon said. “It takes a lot more than donations. We’ve got to spread the word. It’s as much about awareness as it is about donations.”

Nationwide, about 6 million older Americans go to bed hungry every night. In Michigan, about 5 percent of seniors suffer from hunger, said Jacqueline Morrison, AARP Michigan state director.

Thousands of race fans learned more about hunger by taking an online quiz at the tent at Michigan International Speedway. And nearly 300 Race Fest attendees had free pictures taken with the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet race car at Race Fest, provided by AARP Michigan.

“It was a successful week and we learned plenty that will help us be help even more people successful next year,” said Karen Kafantaris, associate state director for livable communities who coordinated the event for AARP Michigan.

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

The Cheap Life

Jeff Yeager Cheap Life Ultimate Cheapskate AARP YouTube web series save money

Catch the latest episode of The Cheap Life starring Jeff Yeager, AARP's Ultimate Cheapskate. Watch

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

Life insurance: you are covered rain or shine

Exclusive annuities for members from AARP Lifetime Income Program from New York Life.

AARP Credit card from Chase

Members can get cash back rewards on purchases with the AARP® Credit Card from Chase.

Homeowners Insurance
Member Benefits

Join or renew today! AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Rewards for Good

Your Points Balance:

Learn More

Earn points for completing free online activities designed to enrich your life.

Find more ways to earn points

Redeem your points to save on merchandise, travel, and more.

Find more ways to redeem points