Join our Virtual Food Drive
to fight senior hunger.
Every day, nearly 9 million seniors struggle to put food on the table. You can help make sure that fewer seniors have to choose between meals, medicine, and utilities.
Join AARP Foundation’s virtual food drive today to help us raise $100,000 by March 1st to work toward ending senior hunger.
To begin, create your own AARP Foundation Virtual Food Drive fundraising page. It’s an easy, powerful way to join AARP Foundation in the fight against senior hunger!
Click the button on the right to get started creating your own fundraising page today.
Income raised represents $25,000 from previous Hunger related campaigns and income specifically through this Virtual Food Drive campaign.
Complete Picnic Package
Those individuals who raise $1,000 or more will receive all of the items below from AARP Foundation - the babeque kit, apron kit, and fleece blanket are everything you need for a successful picnic. (Limit 8 - The first 8 individuals to raise $1,000 or more will receive this package.)
Grill Master Barbeque Kit
$480 can feed a hungry senior for two months
Those individuals who raise $480 - $999 will receive a 5 piece grill set from AARP Foundation. (Limit 12 - The first 12 individuals to raise $480 - $999 will receive this package.)
Recycled Cotton Apron Kit
$240 can feed a hungry senior for one month
Those individuals who raise $240 - $479 will receive an eco-friendly apron set, complete with a bottle opener, oven mitt, and more from AARP Foundation. (Limit 12 - The first 12 individuals to raise $240 - $479 will receive this package.)
Fleece AARP Foundation Blanket
Those individuals who raise $50 - $239 will receive a fleece picnic blanket from AARP Foundation. (Limit 12 - The first 12 individuals to raise $50 - $239 will recive this package.)
*Only volunteer fundraisers are eligible for prizes. Prizes will be awarded to those who qualify before the campaign deadline of March 1st. Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery.
AARP Foundation is AARP’s affiliated charity. The Foundation is dedicated to serving vulnerable people 50+ by creating solutions that help them secure the essentials and achieve their best life. AARP Foundation focuses on: hunger, housing, income and isolation as our key mission areas. The Foundation envisions: ‘a country free of poverty where no older person feels vulnerable.’
STEP 1: Click on the Create a Fundraiser button
You see that red button below the grocery bag? Click it to get started – or click the gray button that says 'Donate' if you want to make a one-time gift!
STEP 2: Create your Page.
Once you click that red button, you will create your own fundraising page as part of our Virtual Food Drive. Be sure to list AARP Foundation Virtual Food Drive as the non-profit you are raising money for.
STEP 3: Make the page your own!
Create a fun video … share your own story … do whatever you can to inspire your friends and family to give. The most innovative fundraisers who raise the most for the cause will have a chance to receive special gifts.
STEP 4: Spread the Word.
Use Facebook, Twitter, and your email to tell everyone you know about your fundraising page. The fundraisers who raise the most money will have a chance to receive special gifts.
The other way you can get involved is by making a donation today! Just click the gray button at the top of the page or make a gift to someone on the leader board to the left!
HUNGER IS A FACT OF LIFE FOR NEARLY 9 MILLION OLDER AMERICANS.
Millions do not know where their next meal will come from and are forced to skip meals or to choose between buying groceries or their prescription medications. Learn More.