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Volunteer Opportunity: Holiday Season Office Volunteer

Mellisa, a Meals on Wheels office volunteer

Join the community of people making healthy and independent lives possible for local seniors and people with disabilities. Metro Meals on Wheels is looking for a office volunteer for the holiday season. This position is perfect for someone who prefers to work behind the scenes but still wants to play a big role in helping […]

Registration, Early Voting, and more! All of your voting questions, answered.

Election Day is Nov. 6 this year, and we want to make sure you know everything you need to know regarding elections this year. The voting process can sometimes be confusing, so we have compiled information below on how to register to vote as well as the different ways you can vote. Included below is […]

Check out our 2018 Annual Report!

Meals on Wheels volunteer and recipient

Seniors and people with disabilities in the Twin Cities metro know that if they’re in need of nutritious meals delivered by a friendly volunteer, help is one phone call or a visit to our website away. That may seem simple, but it takes a tremendous amount of support from people like you to make this […]

Join us as we Walk to End Hunger!

Join Meals on Wheels as we walk to End Hunger this Thanksgiving! The Walk to End Hunger is a family-friendly indoor walk at the Mall of America that takes place on Thanksgiving morning. The event brings together 13 organizations, Meals on Wheels being one of them, all with the goal to end hunger in our […]

Meals on Heels Restaurant Rundown Part 2

Meals on Heels 2018 is just a few short weeks away! As the event date inches closer we wanted to share with you some info about all of the local restaurants that you will have the opportunity to sample at Meals on Heels. Nothing Bundt Cakes Nothing Bundt Cakes has been the staple desert option […]

Meals on Heels Restaurant Rundown Part 1

The countdown has officially begun! Meals on Heels 2018 is less than a month away. As the event date inches closer we wanted to share with you some info about all of the local restaurants that you will have the opportunity to sample at Meals on Heels. Stay tuned to find out more about the […]

Find out who will be joining us at this year’s Northeast Food Truck Rally!

Mark your calendars, because the perfect summer event is here! The Northeast Food Truck Rally, sponsored by Able Seedhouse & Brewery and Metro Meals on Wheels, is returning for its third year. The rally will take place at Able Seedhouse & Brewery 3-10 p.m. Saturday, July 14. This event is free to attend, with drink […]

Meal recipients and volunteers highlighted in MPR story on loneliness

Meals on Wheels recipients Don and Elaine Lang.

“More than just a meal” has long been the motto of Meals on Wheels. The key role our delivery volunteers play in the lives of meal recipients was recently highlighted in a great story on the health effects of loneliness from Minnesota Public Radio. The story’s author, Tom Weber, took the time to ride along […]

Providing a path to better health

Meal recipient Tom Barger pictured with Sen. Tina Smith

As part of an occasional series on how people benefit from Meals on Wheels in different ways, we’d like you to meet Tom, a meal recipient in South St. Paul. He’s pictured here with Sen. Tina Smith, who delivered a few meals to recipients this spring to learn more about the program. Tom Barger had […]

Meals on Wheels recipients get special spring surprise

Just as this spring’s flowers finally started to bloom, Meals on Wheels recipients in Minneapolis got a special surprise along with their regular meal delivery. Each spring, the Minneapolis Institute of Art hosts its Art in Bloom festival where artists depict the museum’s works in flowers. This year, the flowers found new life with meal […]

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