Wednesday, July 10, 2019

SAN ANTONIO---Two years ago Meteorologist Mike Hernandez highlighted how so many people in South Texas are enduring the summer heat without air conditioning.

Because of that, partnering with Meals on Wheels ACs4SA was born.   "I want to thank you all, Meals on Wheels, Channel 4 and Mike Hernandez for helping me, if it wasn't for you all I don't know what I would of done” explains Lucy Garcia.   Lucy, 77 years young was one of our first recipients of an air conditioner window units back in 2017 when we ran the story on how people were suffering through one of our South Texas summers. Tejano singer Jay Perez and his wife actually called...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

San Antonio – Meals on Wheels San Antonio’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.  This is the seventh consecutive time that Meals on Wheels San Antonio has earned this top distinction.

Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology.  These Accountability &...

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Lindsey Donohue and Kristin Rivera of Meals on Wheels San Antonio discussed our AniMeals donation-sustained service recently on FOCUS. AniMeals provides monthly pet food deliveries to clients who need help to feed their pets. The meals are delivered by volunteers every third weekend of the month.

Those who receive Meals on Wheels in Bexar County and have companion animals can qualify to receive pet food through the AniMeals Program.

If you are interested in volunteering with Meals on Wheels, please click HERE, email AniMeals@mowsatx.org, or call (210) 735-5115. For more information about AniMeals, click HERE...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

At Meals on Wheels San Antonio, we help older and disabled neighbors maintain their independence by delivering nutritious meals to their homes. Meals are prepared under the direction of a registered dietitian and are often the primary source of nutrition received by our clients. Daily interaction with volunteers can combat loneliness and provide opportunities for early intervention in life-threatening situations.

We're so proud of this collaboration with the wonderful students at Jefferson High School in putting together this film as part of the 2019 BexarFest High School Media and Film Festival. None of this would've been...

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Story by René A. Guzman, Express News Staff Writer

James and Earla Red Cloud Hill were used to sharing the Meals on Wheels deliveries they rely on five days a week with their four dogs and two cats. With that help, they had just enough money to buy food for the other two days of the week — food they’d also share with their animals because they couldn’t afford pet food.

But then a year ago, the senior couple saw an unexpected jump in the property taxes for their mobile home near Windcrest. Suddenly, the choice between how much they could eat and how much they could give their pets became even harder.

Photo by Carlos Javier...

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