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Glasgow, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

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

Description: This project will fund the purchase of 15 portable generators for qualifying residents with healthcare needs to use during power outages.

Lajas, PR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

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

Description: This project improved technology to ensure continued availability of power, drinking water and communication outlets in Lajas.

Cape Coral, FL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

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

Description: This project will engage volunteers to restore a tree canopy, which was lost during Hurricane Ian, with native plants in a local park.

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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.

Greenville, NC

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Engaging people in transportation options/safety

Description: This project set out to create a space where drivers, cyclists and pedestrians can learn street safety practices. To do this, organizers installed the Greenville Traffic Garden. Volunteers painted markings on the pavement to make a simulated roadway. Visitors to the garden -- including children and older adults -- can practice yielding to traffic, riding alongside traffic and walking safety along the roadway. Organizers hope the space helps encourage people of all ages to walk and bike.

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