Community Members Visit TLC Meals on Wheels

Thank you to all of our community members who have helped us deliver and prepare meals!

We had the pleasure of a visit from Colorado State Representative Susan Beckman, who toured our facility and helped deliver meals. Susan is very familiar with our organization, as she served as a volunteer driver back in the days when we were at the Bradley House. Thank you Susan, for helping to deliver meals and drive away hunger!

Colleen Sherman from Care Patrol visited our organization and helped deliver meals. Care Patrol is a free community service that helps seniors find high quality senior living options, including assisted and independent living as well as placements in group homes. Thank you Colleen, for all that you do to help seniors in our community.

We were honored that women and men from Buckley Air Force Base delivered meals for us. Thank you for taking the time to volunteer and help drive away hunger in our community.

A big thanks to the Centennial Senior Commissioners for delivering meals to clients in their city and for their ongoing support of our organization. From left to right: John Dietrich, Chris O’Mara, Diane McClymonds, Karen Kiefer, Mary Russell and Andy West.

Heather Brozek from Colorado Community Health Alliance (CCHA) spent a morning learning about our organization and delivering meals. CCHA assists individuals on Colorado’s Medicaid Program coordinate their care and receive the community resources they need. Thank you Heather for partnering with us to help seniors in our community.

Thank you to Mayor Cathy Noon of Centennial and Mayor Bruce Beckman of Littleton for joining us during our annual March for Meals event to deliver meals to clients in their community.

Englewood City Manager Eric Keck toured our facility before heading out to deliver meals. He is pictured here with our client John, who turned 100 in 2017! Thank you Eric for your interest in our organization.

Sabe Kemer, President of Denver Home Healthcare, visited us and volunteered in our kitchen. With compassion and respect, Denver Home Healthcare provides personal care services, homemaking, medication reminders and compassion. Thank you Sabe for spending the morning with us!

Becky Dieter, Owner of Compassionate Senior Guidance, provides thoughtful and compassionate guidance to seniors and their families during times of transition. Thank you Becky for visiting our organization and helping seniors in our community!

Thank you Cole Chandler, Community Connector at Hunger Free Colorado, for visiting our organization and delivering meals. Hunger Free Colorado helps connect individuals and their families to food and nutrition resources and is the state’s leading anti-hunger advocacy group. We enjoyed learning about the good work you do in helping to end hunger in our state.

We were pleased to have Chandra Matthews, Director of the Jay and Rose Phillips Senior Solutions Center at Jewish Family Service, tour our facility and help deliver meals. Her organization has a myriad of programs, including counseling, home health care and a Kosher meal delivery service. We look forward to partnering together to drive away hunger in our community.

Jan McCarty, Nutrition Task Force Coordinator at PASCO, delivered meals with our Community Engagement Specialist, Anne Gross. PASCO provides medical and personal caretaker services to seniors and individuals with disabilities and medical problems. Thank you Jan for sharing your expertise on the nutritional needs of seniors.

Our gratitude to the following City of Centennial commissioners and other community members who participated in our March for Meals campaign to raise awareness for senior hunger and isolation in our community. From left to right back row: Nancy Caporale, Susan Pye, Nancy Forsythe, Kelly Brady, John Dietrich. From left to right front row: Carol Race, Linda Haley (Arapahoe County Ex-Officio Member), and Chris O’Mara.

Proud to have the mayors of 5 communities we serve come to deliver meals with us as part of our March for Meals campaign! Ron Rakowsky of Greenwood Village, Joe Jefferson of Englewood, Cathy Noon of Centennial, Bruce Beckman of Littleton and Dallas Hall of Sheridan.

Kathy Underhill, CEO of Hunger Free Colorado, joined us to deliver meals to our neighbors as part of our March for Meals campaign. Thank you for your support of seniors in our community!

Jefferson County Commissioner Casey Tighe, pictured here with Executive Director Diane McClymonds, delivered meals during our March for Meals Campaign. Thank you Casey for helping to drive away hunger in the south metro Denver area.

Linda Mitchell (left) President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Assoication, delivered meals with her niece and our volunteer, Maren as part of the March for Meals campaign to raise awareness of senior hunger and isolation. We look forward to an ongoing partnership with Linda and the Colorado Alzheimer’s Association.

Thank you to Sheridan’s Chief of Police, Mark Campbell, pictured here with Littleton Mayor Bruce Beckman, who helped out in the kitchen!

Thank you to Richard Lyda and Deborah Gonzales from Mobile Library Services at Arapahoe Libraries who joined us to deliver meals as part of our March for Meals campaign to raise awareness for senior hunger and isolation. Through their work at the library, they provide – either by mail or home visits – homebound individuals in Arapahoe County books, videos, and other library material.

Thank you to Buffy Sophinos from Jewish Family Services Meals on Wheels program who toured our facility before heading out with Anne Gross, our community engagement specialist, to deliver meals.

Kim Paul, a patient advocate for Synergy Home Care delivered meals with Anne Gross, our community engagement specialist. Thank you Kim for helping to drive away hunger in the south metro Denver area.