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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Homeward Bound

June 2018 Over a year has gone by since Dan was bouncing between shelters and the street, but he remembers the stress all too vividly. He recalls, as if it were yesterday, the panicky feeling he would get when the sun began to creep towards the horizon. It was in those waning moments of daylight […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

A Summer for Seniors

June 2018 Victor, a Riordan High School student, learns all about Meals on Wheels from inside and outside. I first spotted Victor on a breezy summer afternoon, crouched on his hands and knees under a tall snake plant. He was spreading mulch on the tiny strip of greenery just outside our kitchen. I yelled in […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Homeward Bound

June 2018 Over a year has gone by since Dan was bouncing between shelters and the street, but he remembers the stress all too vividly. He recalls, as if it were yesterday, the panicky feeling he would get when the sun began to creep towards the horizon. It was in those waning moments of daylight […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

A Summer for Seniors

June 2018 Victor, a Riordan High School student, learns all about Meals on Wheels from inside and outside. I first spotted Victor on a breezy summer afternoon, crouched on his hands and knees under a tall snake plant. He was spreading mulch on the tiny strip of greenery just outside our kitchen. I yelled in […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Tales of Survival: Rosalie's experience growing up during World War II

July 2018 Throngs of people crowded the muggy streets of Paris in August of 1944. No one knew if the Americans had persevered in their fight to liberate France or if the country would remain under control of Nazi occupied Germany. A distant roar rumbled through the streets, followed by an eerie silence. “It was […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

A World of Difference

July 2018 From her hometown on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia to the parking lot at #MealsOnWheels, our volunteer Nicole brings a world of enthusiasm and energy to our #HomeDeliveredGrocery program. Today, we caught up with Nicole as she placed the last of 40 bags of groceries in her small hatchback car with surgical precision […]

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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Home for a Lifetime

August 2018 “I don’t think I could make it without Meals on Wheels. It’s a blessing. My social worker – she’s like a daughter to me.” -Maggie, 92 years old These were some of the last words Maggie shared with us before she died last month. One of her final wishes was to pass away […]

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