purpose prize

Paul Leon
AARP Purpose Prize Winner, Paul Leon, developed innovative solutions to address homelessness in Orange County, Calif.
2014 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Mauricio Lim Miller
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.
2014 AARP Purpose Prize Winner Mauricio Lim Miller
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.
Laurie Ahern, 2015 Purpose Prize winner. Credit: Encore.org; EMBARGOED TILL NOV. 13, 2015.
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.
Charles Fletcher 2014 Purpose Prize Winner
By Eunice Lin Nichols, director, The Purpose Prize, Encore.org
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.
Know someone over 60 who is changing the world? They could win $100,000 for their passion. Nominate them for the Purpose Prize.
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