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Meals on Wheels President’s Day Closings

Picture of delicious Meals on Wheels meal

The following programs will be closed for the President’s Day  holiday on Monday, February 18th: CEAP; Eastside Meals on Wheels; Gladstone/North St. Paul; Keystone Community Services; Merrick Community Services; North Suburban Dinner at Your Door (NWSDAYD); White Bear Lake Meals on Wheels.

How Meals on Wheels volunteers fight loneliness

Bonnie, a Meals on Wheels recipient

Without fail at lunchtime, Bonnie is in the lobby of her Minneapolis apartment complex waiting, welcoming in the volunteers serving the day’s meals to her and her neighbors. Quick with a smile when the volunteers enter, she’ll offer her thoughts on the best approach to delivering the day’s meals to her neighbors in the high […]

Meet meal recipients: Bjorn and Anne-Lise

Meals on Wheels recipients Bjorn and Anne-Lise

“It’s huge, because sometimes I wonder if they are eating enough. It’s been a godsend.” That’s how Tom describes what Meals on Wheels means to him and his parents, Bjorn and Anne-Lise. When his parents both started suffering from early-onset dementia, Tom and his siblings approached them about getting Meals on Wheels. They were worried […]

Weather-related delivery update for the week of Jan. 28

Minneapolis in Winter

This week’s weather has brought significant snowfall followed by predicted dangerous wind chills throughout the Twin Cities. In situations such as these, staff at our neighborhood programs must consider the safety of our volunteers and clients when making decisions about whether the day’s deliveries will go out. In late fall, our neighborhood programs deliver shelf-stable […]

Share Holiday Wishes with Meals on Wheels Recipients

Share your holiday wishes with Meals on Wheels recipients like Kathleen

We say often that Meals on Wheels is about more than just the meals. When we can, we like to share simple messages with the people that we serve to let them know that their neighbors are thinking about them. Please take a minute to share your holiday message here and we’ll share them with […]

You can now give the gift of Meals on Wheels

‘Tis the Season! As we find ourselves shopping for friends and family at the most giving time of the year, we’re introducing a way to give the gift of Meals on Wheels to someone you care about. This year, give a Meals on Wheels gift certificate to someone you love! Gift a week’s worth of meals […]

How will you Share the Love?

Share the Love with with seniors this holiday season when you buy or lease a new Subaru! From now until Jan. 2 $250 will go to a charity of your choice when you purchase your Subaru — one of those charities being Meals on Wheels! For the 11th year in a row Subaru has chosen […]

A Guide to the Thanksgiving Season with Meals on Wheels

Join Meals on Wheels for the Walk to End Hunger

From the Walk to End Hunger on Thanksgiving to information on holiday meal delivery, here’s your guide to everything you need to know regarding Meals on Wheels during the Thanksgiving season. Information on volunteering on Thanksgiving Walk to End Hunger The most fun – and most family-friendly way – to give back this Thanksgiving is […]

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 […]

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