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Reedsville, WV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project will install an ADA-compliant water fountain in a town park that is undergoing renovation.

Compton, CA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: Through a series of planting events at Compton Creek Natural Park, this project replaced white alder trees with drought-tolerant species and surrounded them with native plants.

Haigler, NE

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Park enhancements

Description: This project revitalized an abandoned set of basketball and tennis courts, with one of the latter turned into a pickleball court. It also installed ADA-compliant benches and repaired light poles.

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Bronx, NY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2018

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: The Morris Community Garden had suffered years of neglect, and the abandoned site was overrun with rats. To breathe new live into the space, BronxWorks restored the garden, located near a senior center and three schools. They renamed the space Bean Morris Garden to memorialize a young man from the neighborhood. To welcome people of all ages and abilities, the nonprofit added accessible seating to the space, along with raised garden beds. Since the renovation, residents of all ages have volunteered to tend to the plots. Organizers say the amenity offers an important outdoor gathering space for the community.

Bronx, NY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Public space activation

Description: The project will convert an underutilized lot into a farmers market with cooking demonstrations and essential services for older adults.

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