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Wadesboro, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project provided people 50-plus with training in technology, led by volunteers. Each participant received a tablet and laptop that could be taken home. The tablets became theirs to keep after the six-week program.

Waukegan, IL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: This project will help low-income older adults obtain an affordable internet subscription. Additionally, participants will receive free laptop or tablet, along with in digital literacy training.

Wells, NV

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Digital navigation skills

Description: Two centers for older adults received laptops and tablets. To help people navigate the new technology, high school-aged volunteers provided instruction how to use the devices.

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Trenton, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2019

Project Category: Public space improvements to support recovery after extreme weather events

Description: To honor first responders who saved lives during Hurricane Florence, the Town of Trenton planned to develop a new park. The green space's design focuses on mobility and includes a freshwater pond, memorial and gathering space for entertainment. Organizers hope the project helps the community as it recovers from the storm.

Vanceboro, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Resources about housing options, safety and services

Description: This project built one housing unit as a model for socially conscious and environmentally-friendly homelessness reduction for residents with high barriers to employment.

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