LOS ANGELES — Glenn Close will get an honorary AARP award because of her job with a charity which brings consciousness to mental illness.
AARP declared Tuesday that Close is going to be the first to get an honorary Purpose Prize Award through a digital service on Dec. 3. The Oscar-winning celebrity is going to be known for her job with Bring Change into Mind, a company that attempts to end the discrimination and stigma surrounding mental illness.
Five people will be awarded the AARP Goal Prize, which honors individuals ages 50 and older who”tap to the energy of existence.”
Each prize winner will get a $50,000 award for his or her organization.
AARP stated 10 Goal Prize fellows are also honored. Every one of these will get a $5,000 award to further the mission of the company.