Monday, December 30, 2019
Helping San Antonio animals is young woman’s road to independence By Vincent T. Davis, Express News Staff Writer -  Each stop was one more step toward personal independence.   Guided by the digital voice of his GPS, Marcus Villarreal drove his daughter, Monique, to a West Side neighborhood to deliver food for pets of Meals on Wheels clients who are homebound.   Monique’s teacher, Andrew Francis, followed her into the drizzling rain to unload several plastic bags from the car. The nonprofit’s AniMeals program began providing nutritious pet food to clients after volunteers noticed many recipients shared meals with their animals.   Dangling do-...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
SAN ANTONIO -- With a cold front blowing in overnight, many in San Antonio will be cranking up the heater. Some residents don't have a way to heat their homes though and that's where a local non-profit organization is stepping in to help.   Comfy Casas, a program within Meals on Wheels San Antonio, provides heating units for residents in need, but they're looking for donations to help get more heaters in homes this December.   Kristin Rivera and Stephanie Gill with Comfy Casas stopped by News 4 San Antonio's Evening Break to share how you can help.   For more information, call (210) 735-5115 or CLICK HERE. You can support the Comfy Casas...
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...

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