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TEENS ACROSS THE COUNTRY MAKE MORE THAN 100,000 VALENTINE'S DAY CARDS FOR MEALS ON WHEELS SENIORS

Feb 14, 2014
DoSomething.org and Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference from AARP Foundation today announced the results of Love Letters, a campaign that encouraged teens to make handmade Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults across the country during a peak time of isolation and depression. The campaign is in partnership with the Meals On Wheels Association of America and featured singer and actress Victoria Justice in a Public Service Announcement. Since January 7, more than 68,000 teen volunteers made Valentine’s Day cards for nearly 100,000 of the 2.5 million vulnerable seniors receiving Meals on Wheels across the county. Read the full press release here.