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Nearby AARP Community Challenge Grantees

Des Moines, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Expansion and enhancement of transportation options

Description: To expand transportation options to more residents, this project created a call center. This allows older adults who don't own smartphones to access rides hailing services by phone -- something previously only possible through an app. To further help residents get around, Aging Resources provides older adults with up to eight free rides each month.

Chariton, IA

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Community Gardens

Description: This project will transform land adjacent to the library into an accessible gathering space and sensory garden, which will be open year-round and offer educational events on gardening, wildlife and nature appreciation.

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

AARP Iowa State Office

600 E. Court Avenue
Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Phone: 866-554-5378
Fax: 515-244-7767
Email: [email protected]