Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Read this article by Tricia Schwennesen from Community Impact. 

"Meals on Wheels also shifted its model from a daily hot meal delivery system to a twice-weekly frozen meal delivery system, then to pandemic pickup locations to reduce contact among volunteers, staff members and clients, said Ariana Barbour, director of marketing and communication." 

Read more of this article HERE

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Read this article by Richard Webner from San Antonio Express News

SAN ANTONIO — Nearly 30 years after Meals on Wheels San Antonio settled into its current headquarters on the Northwest Side, it’s preparing for a major upgrade to meet increasing demand.

The local nonprofit is putting the finishing touches on a 44,000-square-foot campus on a 6.5-acre property near San Antonio International Airport, with plans to begin cooking meals there for delivery to local seniors after a celebratory party on Nov. 10.

READ MORE HERE

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Keep Our Wheels - and Yours! - Turning

As part of their Drive To Do More commitment to support charities and volunteers nationwide, Jiffy Lube is collaborating with Meals on Wheels to raise funds and awareness that will help our seniors stay nourished. We're excited to invite Jiffy Lube customers to join the effort. From October 1 to October 31, customers who receive oil changes, tire rotations or other vehicle maintenance will be able to donate $3 to Meals on Wheels at check-out. Funds raised in our local community will be used to support our efforts at <insert your program name>! Learn more about the partnership and find a...

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Read this Science Direct Article that features Meals on Wheels San Antonio 

"Home-delivered meals promote food security, socialization, and independence among homeboundolder adults. However, it is unclear which of the two predominant modes of meal delivery, daily-delivered vs.drop-shipped, frozen meals, promotes community living for homebound older adults with dementia."

Read more HERE 

Friday, September 9, 2022

 

Kathleen Petty gives her inside look into having 24 hours of fun in her hometown! 

She had this to say about volunteering in the city

"One way we suggest spending an hour is by volunteering with Meals on Wheels. If that one doesn’t fit in your schedule, there are dozens of other ways to give back to the community. This month’s Big Give, the 24-hour online giving day that we highlight in our latest issue, is a reminder of just how much good nonprofits do in and around San Antonio each week—and how much they need your support."

See the full article on her website https://www.sanantoniomag.com/finding-my-24-...

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