Do you know an AAPI hero who works or volunteers at a nonprofit that serves 50-plus Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) — someone who’s always there and can be relied on by the organization? If you do, nominate her or him for AARP’s AAPI Heroes Award.
A few weeks ago, I shared some thoughts on how to cut back on the mail/email you receive from well intentioned organizations. There were some excellent comments from readers that pointed out some additional issues that may increase the volume of mail or emails you receive. So, here are some additional suggestions on how to clear the email/mail box:
This is a guest post by Heather Taylor. Taylor is a freelance writer, consultant and radio producer. Since January 2011, she's also happily served as a job coach in the AARP Foundation WorkSearch Program, helping adults aged 50+ who are unemployed to find satisfying work. You can follow her on twitter at @findingthejobs.
This is a guest blog post from Reed Sandridge. Sandridge lost his job in 2009 and did the unthinkable - he started giving away $10 a day to complete strangers! He captured the story of every recipient at www.yearofgiving.org. A frequent writer and speaker on volunteering and micro-philanthropy, Sandridge lives in our nation's capital.
This is a guest blog post from Reed Sandridge. Sandridge lost his job in 2009 and did the unthinkable - he started giving away $10 a day to complete strangers! He captured the story of every recipient atwww.yearofgiving.org. A frequent writer and speaker on volunteering and micro-philanthropy, Sandridge lives in our nation's capital.
Each year, four million people 65+ years live on less than $10,000 a year. These same people often have to choose between eating, buying medication, and other necessities, often neglecting their hunger. Over the past year, AARP Foundation and Drive to End Hunger have been hard at work to raise awareness for senior hunger.
It's National Volunteer Week! Non-profits and volunteers alike are sharing in an annual celebration of volunteerism and civic engagement that began more than two decades ago! It's a time to not only recognize the tireless efforts of individuals who give of themselves to help others, but it's also a time to reflect on the impact of service in our communities and discover new ways to do good.
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