Giving People a Chance to Serve

One day a social worker came up to me with a story about a woman who, until recently, was one of our meal recipients. The woman has dementia but was living alone and neglecting her health. Eventually she was taken to a hospital, and now she lives in a group home,...

Meal Delivery is Just the Starting Point

This is a motto for our program. So, for example, one of our volunteers discovered an elderly woman lying on the floor, unable to get up. After calling for an ambulance, which took our client to a nearby hospital, the volunteer heard the paramedic say, “If you hadn’t...

Meals on Wheels – For Pets, Too!

TLC Meals on Wheels started our “We All Love Our Pets” (WALOP) program in 2007, following the lead of the Banfield Charitable Foundation and the Meals on Wheels Association of America. Each holiday season, the Banfield Pet Hospitals in four area PetSmart stores...