Share your volunteer photo for a chance to win a Flip Cam!

“A volunteer is a person who can see what others cannot see; who can feel what most do not feel.” – George H.W. Bush Are you a self-proclaimed do-gooder? Do you wake up in the morning eager and ready to tackle problems? Help your community? Make a difference? Then Create The Good has just the contest waiting for you on their ‘DO GOOD’ tab on Facebook! It’s easy to enter: Send a photo of yourself volunteering to CreateTheGood@aarp.org. Make sure to …

Inspirational Pets?

Anyone who’s ever owned a pet could testify that animals can be incredible gifts to people’s lives. This is why AARP held a special contest: AARP’s Most Heroic Pet Contest, and a winner has been crowned. Magic, a blue-eyed miniature horse that visits hospitals, hospices and assited-living programs, has changed a number of people’s lives. And she truly seems to be magic! She was with a man when he woke up from a coma, is a good friend to an …

2010 AARP National Spelling Bee

That’s right, folks. AARP is having a national spelling bee and you can be our next spelling champion! The contest is open to anyone over 50 who has the skills and motivation to go up against some of the best spellers in the nation for some serious spelling competition. The AARP National Spelling Bee was actually created in 1996 by a group of AARP members in Cheyenne, Wyoming, who wanted to challenge themselves and others their age to see how …

Contest Fever: Catch It!

HHS is holding a YouTube competition for a flu PSA with a cash prize of $2,500 for the winning entry.

Let AARP Pimp Your Ride

Enter the Get Focused Car Giveaway for your chance to win a new Ford Focus.

Purpose Prize Nomination Deadline Tomorrow

Know someone over 60 who is changing the world? They could win $100,000 for their passion. Nominate them for the Purpose Prize. The Purpose Prize awards up to $100,000 to social innovators over 60 who are creating new ways to solve pressing social issues – from education to health care, poverty to global warming. Winners are finding purpose in an encore career and putting their experience to work for the greater good. Click Here for stories on past winners and …