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Tuscaloosa, AL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: CSP will host digital literacy skills classes for people age 50 and older. Participants will learn how to access disaster and emergency information apps, as well as cyber security best practices and the basics of using devices.

Eugene, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will provide residents with satellite internet access and backup power systems for use during natural disasters. The project will also implement an early warning system for the community.

Wilmington, DE

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will provide training on preparing for disasters and distribute preparedness kits to participants. The initiative will also outfit a mobile emergency disaster unit with solar-powered satellite internet access and portable charging units.

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Keokuk, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: To improve community health concerns and opportunities for physical activity, Keokuk Parks Foundation converted a long-neglected set of tennis courts into six pickleball courts. In addition, they installed two benches onsite, along with a trash receptacle and signage. Today, the local library offers pickleball equipment on loan at its nearby site, while members of the local pickleball club conduct free lessons. The new courts have turned a neighborhood eyesore into a vibrant, attractive recreational outlet for residents. Pickleball -- a fast-paced game modeled on tennis and ping-pong -- is popular with older adults because it is low-impact and friendly on aging joints.

Rushville, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will turn a vacant lot into a wheelchair-accessible community garden with 25 raised flower and produce garden beds for group therapy, educational and mindfulness sessions. All produce will go to a 24-hour community food pantry for those in need.

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