September 3, 2018 By: Mira Terdiman, Intern at Meals on Wheels San Francisco At the beginning of this summer, I was sitting in my grandmother’s apartment in San Francisco with my family and our good friends. It was dinner time, and the excitement around the table was palpable. My grandmother was...
Every year on August 21st, America celebrates its seniors and their contributions to society, marking the holiday of National Senior Citizens Day. This holiday was declared in 1988 by Ronald Reagan in order to acknowledge the growing number of seniors in our communities, and to highlight the...
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 peacefully in her...
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...
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...

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