AARP recently announced the five winners of the AARP Purpose Prize™. The AARP Purpose Prize™ recognizes outstanding work by people age 50 and over that is focused on advancing social good.
It’s never too late to make an impact on someone’s life, and with the AARP Purpose Prize millions of people over 50 are doing just that. To date, more than 100 Purpose Prize winners have been recognized for their outstanding contributions and the positive, social impact of their work.
En español | An Episcopal priest and a former judge. A journalist and an artistic director. A doctor and an advocate for impoverished women. They’re the winners of the 2015 Purpose Prize, which recognizes people over age 60 who combine passion and experience to find new ways to solve tough social problems.
What timing for Veterans Day! Winners of the 2013 Purpose Prize, for people 60+ who are making a difference in others' lives by combining their personal experience and passion, were announced this week. Two of these annual prizes, awarded by the nonprofit "second act" organization Encore.org, went to people working with vets.
Sometimes a story comes along that is so powerful and impactful that all we can do is shake our heads in wonder at the feat. Today that story is about Jenny Bowen and her non-profit organization, Half the Sky Foundation.
Today, the President will be challenging non-profits to think bigger and expand the ways they can make a difference. At AARP, we're accepting that challenge by connecting our members to Create The Good where they can find and post opportunities to serve. In addition, we're growing our library of free, downloadable "do-it-yourself" toolkits that give you all you need to make an impact with your friends, on your time, in your community.
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