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Blog: An Extra Serving

Our new kitchen is doubling in size and has a new chef

New Kitchen of Opportunities chef Michelle Spieker removes vegetable lasagna from oven

Big things are happening at the Meals on Wheels Kitchen of Opportunities, which opened in March as the first local kitchen dedicated to serving Twin Cities Meals on Wheels recipients. By the beginning of 2018, the Kitchen of Opportunities will double the number of meals it serves, from 500 to 1,100. This expansion comes as […]

The Meals on Wheels guide to the Thanksgiving season

If you’re looking for a way to give back on Thanksgiving or are looking for meal delivery resources, read on to see what opportunities Meals on Wheels is offering this Thanksgiving season. If you’re looking to give back… 1. Walk to End Hunger The most fun way to support Meals on Wheels this Thanksgiving is […]

A special Give to the Max Day challenge

If we meet our Give to the Max Day challenge, we can double the number of meals served from our kitchen

Exciting news: The new Meals on Wheels Kitchen of Opportunities is working to expand the number of people it serves. Now through Give to the Max Day, you can help make that expansion possible! We’re working to more than double the number of seniors served nutritious meals out of the Kitchen of Opportunities – increasing […]

Join us for the Meals on Wheels Walk to End Hunger Kick-Off Event!

The Meals on Wheels Walk to End Hunger Kick-Off event is the perfect place to get ready, and get excited, for the Walk! Enjoy delicious food and drink, learn more about the Walk, get tips for fundraising, and sign-up for the Walk if you haven’t already done so already. The event will take place at […]

Registration is now open for the Walk to End Hunger!

Supporters of Meals on Wheels at the Walk to End Hunger Thanksgiving Charity Walk

Join us as we give back before we give thanks. Gather up the family and head to the Mall of America Thanksgiving morning to join us for The Walk To End Hunger! Registration is now open for the 10th annual Walk to End Hunger which will take place Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 23. The event is […]

We’re hiring a client services coordinator!

Client Elaine and caregiver Barb

Would you like to play a key role in helping seniors and people with disabilities get access to nutritious meals and friendly visits from a volunteer? Consider joining our team as our next client services coordinator! Check out the job description to see if this role is right for you: Client Services Coordinator The Client […]

Meals on Heels Restaurant Preview Part 2

Mystic Steakhouse steak and asparagus

We recently announced six restaurants that will be joining us at Meals on Heels, and we are here again to announce another four! We are so excited that each of these eateries will be bringing their savory food to this event, but also that they are supporting Meals on Wheels and delivery of warm, nutritious […]

Get the scoop on the Meals on Heels Swank Soles Competition

New to Meals on Heels this year and wondering what this Swank Soles Competition is all about? Look no further!    Every year at Meals on Heels, attendees buy or create their shoes for the evening. We highly encourage creativity, so have fun with it and show up in style. Included in your Meals on […]

Meals on Heels 2017 Restaurant Preview Part 1

Meals on Heels 2017 is just more than a month away! Not only is this event a blast to attend, but 100% of the proceeds to go support Meals on Wheels. One of the highlights of the event every year is the tasty food that is provided by local restaurants. Below is a sample of […]

Introducing the Meals on Wheels Kitchen of Opportunities

Chef Kris Almsted carved this watermelon with the Meals on Wheels logo for the Kitchen of Opportunities Grand Opening

As a retired registered nurse, Judy knows the value of good nutrition when it comes to staying healthy. And as someone who gets Meals on Wheels, she also appreciates healthy food that also tastes good. Judy, who is 72 and lives in Brooklyn Park, signed up for Meals on Wheels about a year ago when […]

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