Find out how we deliver much more than just a meal!
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March 1, 2019 marks the beginning of the 18th Annual March for Meals.
This month-long celebration of Meals on Wheels commemorates the historic day in March 1972 when President Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older. Since 2002, Meals on Wheels programs from across the country have joined forces for the annual awareness campaign to celebrate.
We would love to share information about our program with your service, church, or community group. If you would like to arrange for a presentation; please contact Korri at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-798-7642.
12 Days of Love
December was a very special month for everyone at TLC Meals on Wheels. Our partner organizations, service groups, churches, community members, and volunteers came together to donate, wrap, organize, and deliver more than 5500 gifts during our 12 days of Giving to our 460 clients.
Thank you to Carrie’s Cause; your donation of fresh poinsettias kicked off Day 1 of our 12 Days of Giving. The Littleton Elks Lodge #1650 sponsored our 4th Day of Giving, sending holiday decoration for everyone’s home. Liz Spurr and friends donated and wrapped bottles of hand soap for all clients on our 7th Day of Giving. Arapahoe County Judicial Services Community Services Division donated hundreds of the handmade fleece blankets.
Thank you to our volunteers and the community who donated gifts for other days including puzzle books, candy, back scrubbers, toiletries, greeting cards, cookies and funds. This is truly a Community Project!
119,700 Meals Served!
In 2017-18 we delivered 119,700 meals to 778 unduplicated clients, an increase of 20% meals from 2016-17. We deliver 420 hot meals every day, Monday through Friday. We deliver 320 frozen meals every Friday for clients to eat during the weekend. We deliver 220 bags of non-perishable food items the second Saturday of every month for those in need. Thank you to our kitchen staff and volunteers for preparing and delivering meals, groceries, and pet food to seniors and homebound adults in our community!
Community Members Visit
TLC Meals on Wheels
We always welcome visits from our community. People from city and county governments, non-profit organizations as well as agencies that work with seniors come to learn more about our program with a tour of our facility and ride along with a volunteer to deliver meals. Click here to see who has visited recently.
Let’s Do Lunch!
1 in 6 seniors faces the threat of hunger and many more live in isolation. With the senior population expected to double by 2050, MoW America launched Let’s do Lunch, a national campaign to raise awareness and engage more volunteers. Click here to learn more about the campaign and how you can help. Interested in volunteering at TLC Meals on Wheels? Click here.
Learn about the many benefits of TLC Meals on Wheels
TLC Meals on Wheels must relocate no later than December 20, 2019. We would like to thank the Littleton Public School district for supporting us for the past 9 years. Now it is time to find a new home, and you can help by donating to our GoFundMe by visiting this link: https://www.gofundme.com/mz5nb-driving-away-hunger-and-lonliness. If you would like to learn more about our move, then please visit our relocation page by clicking here.
Save the Date!
Theater Night is Wednesday June 5th
Click on the image below to learn more about this event and to become a sponsor!
2018 Virginia Baker Volunteer of the Year Award recipient is Andrea Stevens
(From left to right: Executive Director Diane McClymonds, Andrea Stevens, and Director of Operations Dana Gaston.)
Most people volunteer once a week. Andrea is scheduled to work on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the kitchen. She is often at TLC Meals on Wheels much more than that. Many weeks she’s in the kitchen almost every day. Andrea routinely comes in early, stays late AND has solid cooking skills. She has even cleaned the ovens ; not our expectation for volunteers! Recently she spent the day doing the dishes. She uses her vehicle for food runs to Restaurant Depot. She’s willing to do whatever is needed.
Andrea is hard worker, always pleasant, reliable and fun to work with. We are pleased to award her the 2018 Virginia Baker Volunteer of the Year Award.
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We need IT help!
We are looking for a skilled volunteer to help us with general maintenance of our network and computers. If you’re interested, please fill out a volunteer form or call the office at 303.798.7642. Thank you!
TLC Meals on Wheels by the Numbers
2400 meals each week
420 hot, nutritious meals a day
320 frozen meals each weekend
And 220 bags of supplemental groceries monthly
To 95 square miles of south metro Denver.
Over 500 volunteers
Drove over 92,353 miles
To deliver 127,994 meals
And 2,600 bags of supplemental groceries
To 813 individuals.
47% of meal recipients are over age 80.
It is the main meal of the day for 79% of our clients.
87% report that our services help them remain living in their home.
93% have an overall improved quality of life when receiving our services.
70% of our clients are unable to pay the full cost of their meals.
All will appreciate YOUR support to help
Drive Away Hunger!
“It is not an exaggeration to say that TLC helped save my life. Cooking healthful meals when I am unable to do so adequately or safely. Also, knowing MOW is coming is a daily reason to get dressed, look presentable and thank the extraordinarily kind people that contribute their time and energy to bring “home cooked” food to me. It makes me feel human, dignified and thankful. I thank you more than words can say.”Katie
TLC Meals on Wheels
7300 S. Clermont Drive
Centennial, CO 80122
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. MST
The Zip Codes We Serve
We Serve The Entire Area of these Zip Codes
80110, 80113, 80120, 80122, 80123, 80235
We Serve Partial Areas of These Zip Codes
West of I-25: 80111, 80112, 80121, 80237
North of C-470: 80126
Inside C-470 Loop: 80127, 80128, 80465
West of Univ and S of Yale/Evans: 80210
South of Evans: 80219, 80223
NOT North of 285 AND West of Lowell: 80236
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