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Weather-related closings for Monday, April 16

Cars buried in snow

The following neighborhood programs will not be delivering meals on Monday, April 16, as travel in certain areas is still treacherous after the past weekend’s winter storm: Community Emergency Service Meals on Wheels (Minneapolis) CROSS Meals on Wheels (Maple Grove/Rogers area) Gladstone Meals on Wheels (North St. Paul) Open Arms of Minnesota White Bear Lake […]

Early-bird Meals on Heels tickets are on sale!

Summer is not a far off dream anymore. With longer days and warmer temps drawing near that means it’s time to get your Meals on Heels 2018 tickets! The annual summer party to support Meals on Wheels is set to take place Aug. 16 at the Nicollet Island Pavilion. What is Meals on Heels? Meals […]

Use Your Thrivent Financial Choice Dollars to Support Meals on Wheels

Eligible Thrivent Financial members now have the opportunity to support Metro Meals on Meals through the Thrivent Choice program! Members are allotted Choice Dollars and then can use them let Thrivent know which charitable organizations should receive grant funding from Thrivent. Metro Meals on Wheels is now one of the nonprofit organizations that Thrivent members […]

Weather-related closings for Monday, March 5

Twin Cities Meals on Wheels programs provide Blizzard Boxes (emergency meals) to recipients in the fall.

The following neighborhood programs will not be delivering meals on Monday, March 5, due to the severe winter storm expected to hit the Twin Cities: Bloomington-Eden Prairie Meals on Wheels Coon Rapids-Blaine Meals on Wheels CROSS Meals on Wheels (Maple Grove/Rogers area) Gladstone Meals on Wheels (North St. Paul) Merrick Meals on Wheels (St. Paul) […]

How is Meals on Wheels funded?

Meals on Wheels potroast and potatoes

With Congress debating budget bills and the Minnesota Legislature back in session, it’s a good time to provide an update on how Meals on Wheels is funded. Meals on Wheels is only made possible through a unique mix of government funding, support from individual donors and the volunteers that deliver the meals. Here are the […]

A tribute to the real superstars in our community

Volunteer Can't Stop Delivering Meals on Wheels

Even though Justin Timberlake didn’t ultimately bring it on down to Meals on Wheels for a special delivery, we still had a lot of fun trying to make it happen. And we hope you did too! Thank you to all of you who shared our videos, tweets and Facebook posts in an effort to get […]

We’re hiring a driver/packer!

Meals on Wheels delivery van

Want to play a key role in getting nutritious meals to seniors in need throughout the Twin Cities? Consider joining our team as a driver/packer at the Kitchen of Opportunities! The driver/packer is responsible for packing and arranging meals according to diet, date and location, transporting meals to each neighborhood site daily and returning and […]

Can we get Justin Timberlake to deliver?

Can we get Justin Timberlake to deliver?

As you might have heard, the Super Bowl is coming to Minneapolis on Feb. 4 and Justin Timberlake will be the halftime entertainment. We thought we’d take the opportunity to invite Mr. Timberlake to deliver meals and meet some of the fantastic people that we serve. Of course, we wanted to put our ask to […]

Weather-related closings for Tuesday, Jan. 23

Twin Cities Meals on Wheels programs provide Blizzard Boxes (emergency meals) to recipients in the fall.

In the wake of a major winter storm, the following neighborhood programs will not be delivering meals on Tuesday, Jan. 23: Bloomington-Eden Prairie Meals on Wheels Edina/Southwest Minneapolis/Richfield Meals on Wheels Gladstone Meals on Wheels (North St. Paul) Keystone Community Services (St. Paul) Merrick Meals on Wheels (St. Paul) Mobile Meals of Northern Dakota County […]

Thanks to Gifts for Seniors for spreading holiday cheer!

Donors fill Gifts for Seniors barrels with gifts to brighten the holiday season for local seniors.

Thanks to Gifts for Seniors, many Meals on Wheels recipients will receive a little something extra along with their meals in the coming days. Gifts for Seniors is a local non-profit that has teamed up with Meals on Wheels to bring holiday gifts to seniors. Similar to Meals on Wheels’ mission, Gifts for Seniors works […]

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