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Newark, NJ

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This intergenerational gardening project will provide girls aged 8 to 18 with an opportunity to pair up with elderly residents to garden together and grow produce in an area that is considered a food desert.

Ketchikan, AK

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will add six raised beds to a garden plot and purchase plants to give older adults the opportunity to grow vegetables and flowers while receiving the physical and mental benefits of gardening.

San Juan, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will install four raised beds and two accessible benches in an existing community garden, which is located in a low-income area with many older residents.

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Brevard, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project equipped Brevard's new community garden with raised beds. Additionally, volunteers installed benches in the garden, as well as in the nearby skate park and along the Estatoe Trail.

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.

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