Blog: An Extra Serving

Benefits of Low Sodium Meal Delivery

Person preparing a fresh low-sodium meal for delivery.

Sodium is a nutrient necessary for your body, particularly the nerves and muscles, to function correctly. But sodium is often consumed excessively. According to the…

Meals on Wheels Thanksgiving 2022

Walk to End Hunger participants play games at the Walk

On a day centered around one big meal, no one should have to think about where their Thanksgiving dinner is coming from. All Meals on…

Finding community in volunteering

Meals on Wheels volunteer Cordelia Henderson

Last summer, Cordelia Henderson felt like something was missing. Living alone during the pandemic, she wasn’t feeling as connected to her community as she would like. Then she saw a post online about a need for Meals on Wheels volunteers and knew what she had to do.

Ask an expert: Why fighting social isolation matters

Erica Burger profile

We spoke with Erica Berger, a licensed therapist with Allina Health, about the issue of social isolation and how it relates to the work of Meals on Wheels. Spoiler alert: When you’re helping the community by volunteering, it’s not just those you are serving who benefit.

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