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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 […]

What does the President’s proposed budget mean for Meals on Wheels?

A Meals on Wheels sample meal with pork

After President Trump sent a blueprint budget for Fiscal Year 2018 to Congress, there’s rightfully been concern in the Meals on Wheels community about potential funding cuts to local programs. We have been inspired by so many Meals on Wheels supporters during this time and would like to take this opportunity to answer a few […]

Caregiving in Quicksand: When even positive change is really hard

Flowers in a window

Because Meals on Wheels is a valued resource for caregivers, we aim to provide information that caregivers may find useful. This post is part of an occasional series called “Caregiving in Quicksand,” a personal look at being a caregiver by Marketing Director Lauren Edstrom. It’s truly amazing how we can feel totally together one moment, […]

Your chance to Share the Love

From now until January 3, when you buy or lease a Subaru, $250 from your purchase will go to a charity of your choice. One of four charities you will have opportunity to choose is Meals on Wheels! Meals on Wheels is participating in the Share the Love event for the ninth year in a […]

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