Gulf Coast

Five Ways to Keep Helping the Gulf Coast

Posted on 04/20/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringAs native Gulf Coast gal, I watched in horror one year ago as I saw the BP oil spill spewing into my gorgeous blue waters. The environmentalist in me worried about the birds, sea life and habitats. The foodie in me worried about the fish, oysters and shrimp that I was raised on. The human in me worried about all of the people who make their living off of the waters and what might happen to the beautiful beaches I …

Volunteering on the Gulf Coast

Posted on 07/7/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringThe BP oil spill has moved many people to seek volunteer positions on the Gulf Coast. But because of the complexities of oil spill cleanup volunteer jobs are limited. But people can still put their service energy to use in other places.