I can't breathe. Those now-famous words continue to reverberate and resonate with all of us today and cause us to look at and acknowledge the raw side of racial inequality and its devastating effects in black and brown communities.  Even before George Floyd's tragic and unnecessary death, we knew...
This June, we celebrate the retirement of Robin Meese-Cruz after nearly 24 years at Meals on Wheels San Francisco. Since Robin joined as a Social Worker in 1996, she has seen the organization go through many changes and been instrumental in growing the department to where it is today. Some of the...
Meals on Wheels CEO, Ashley McCumber, Joins Nonprofit Leaders to Discuss Food Insecurity in a COVID-19 World. Representatives from the California Association of Food Banks, St. Anthony’s, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley, and San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. along with Meals on Wheels,...
Today, one of our drivers, Jim, shared a beautiful story with us. Our goal at Meals on Wheels is to ensure that homebound seniors are fed and kept safe, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.  One of the clients on his route –Tricia and her husband who both receive meals from us daily – left...
Many of us don’t like to cook, but for Iona, cooking is especially difficult, even hazardous. “You’re standing over the stove and sometimes things just pop at you,” Iona explains, not mentioning – perhaps purposefully - the eye disease that has dogged her since childhood. Iona was declared “...

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