See More Projects Like This One

Flint, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The project recruited volunteers and installed raised beds at community gardens located at food banks and centers for older adults.

Newark, NJ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The project will install fencing around garden beds and provide supplies for older residents. Those residents will take over summer maintenance of a pilot garden project at a local elementary school.

Juncos, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will conduct workshops designed to help residents to improve their disaster preparedness. It will also install infrastructure, such as solar-powered lighting and a water storage tank, to support community members following a disaster.

Nearby AARP Community Challenge Projects

Brevard, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The project will expand a community garden for Hispanic families by adding a 50-foot-by-50-foot patch of tilled rows. Cooking, exercise, and gardening classes will augment the physical improvements.

Hendersonville, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Bikeability

Description: The city will add new bike infrastructure throughout downtown to improve safety and improve connectivity to local attractions. The improvements include sharrows, bike racks and bike repair stations.

LEARN MORE AND STAY INFORMED

Find articles and resources about making communities more livable for people of all ages

people icon

Download or order free publications from AARP Livable Communities

download icon

Sign up for the free, weekly, award-winning AARP Livable Communities eNewsletter

mail icon

Don't see your community listed?

LEARN HOW IT CAN JOIN THE NETWORK

Connect with your AARP State Office

AARP has offices in all 50 states as well as in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

AARP North Carolina State Office

5511 Capital Center Drive
Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27606
United States

Phone: 866-389-5650
Fax: 919-755-9684
Email: [email protected]