Steve Bell first remembers Meals on Wheels from growing up in a little town in Pennsylvania. “My mom was a driver in the late ‘70s. At that time, it was a bunch of older ladies that made meals in somebody’s kitchen. My mom was one of five or six people that drove around and delivered them to about...
May 5, 2017 Did you know that happy people live seven years longer than average? Or that it takes 76 muscles to smile? Well, those are the first things San Francisco District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell learned from Jerry, 62, when he arrived at Jerry's supportive veteran's housing facility in the...
May 1, 2017 This past March (and into April), we joined more than 250 other Meals on Wheels programs around the country to celebrate our 2nd annual #MarchForMeals campaign. March for Meals recognizes the historic achievement of the Older Americans Act, signed and enhanced by President Nixon on...
May 1, 2017   Yolanda and Alcide met as teenagers in the small city of Lafayette, Louisiana, along the banks of the Vermilion River. After getting married, Alcide enlisted in the Navy and the two of them moved together to his first post at the Alameda Naval Base. “We’ve been married 60 years,”...
March for Meals is a month-long campaign that recognizes the historic achievement of the Older Americans Act signed by President Nixon on March 22, 1972. This paved the way for Meals on Wheels as we know it today. During the month of March, we will join more than 250 other Meals on Wheels programs...

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