Local Grants Make Big Impact in Ohio

Posted on 11/30/22 by The AARP Bulletin

Six Ohio organizations and municipalities received 2022 AARP Community Challenge grants for local projects to benefit residents of all ages.

The projects are in the following areas.

  • Cleveland: free home repairs for older adults in the Union-Miles neighborhood
  • Columbus: a new outdoor space for refugee families to get together
  • Delaware: upgraded fitness equipment, benches, lighting and landscaping in the city’s Unity Park
  • Franklin County: educational sessions on how to access libraries, parks and public transit for Bhutanese women refugees
  • Toledo: a new bench and shelter for a bus stop near a community clinic in Toledo, as well as bike racks at the clinic and an improved ride-hailing program
  • Youngstown: a vacant space converted to a small park with benches, porch-type swings, a flagpole and tables.

This story is provided by AARP Ohio. Visit the AARP Ohio page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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