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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

 
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND PETSMART CHARITIES DISTRIBUTE 13 MILLIONTH PET MEAL

    Thursday, May 30, 2024
    Meals on Wheels America has a partnership with PetSmart Charities®, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help deliver kibble to the doorsteps of homebound seniors across the country. Just in time for Pet Appreciation Week (June 2-8, 2024), the two organizations reached a pawsome milestone: 13 million pet meals served. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA OPPOSES HARMFUL CUTS TO SNAP BENEFITS IN FARM BILL PROPOSAL

    Tuesday, May 21, 2024
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander today issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. [READ]
  • Meals on Wheels America Joined by Senator Bob Casey for Congressional Briefing Urging Improvements to Older Americans Act (OAA)

    Friday, May 17, 2024
    Meals on Wheels America – the leadership organization supporting the around 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior hunger and isolation – recognized Older Americans Month on Capitol Hill Wednesday, May 15 by hosting a congressional briefing, "Opportunities to Improve Senior Nutrition and Social Connection in the OAA Reauthorization: Perspectives from Community Providers." [READ]
  • Josh Protas Joins Meals on Wheels America as Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer

    Thursday, Apr 04, 2024
    Josh Protas has joined Meals on Wheels America – the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based Meals on Wheels programs across the country – as the organization’s new Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer. Protas started his work at Meals on Wheels America on April 1 and will leverage his extensive government affairs experience as he oversees advocacy campaigns and initiatives designed to support nutrition and social connection for the nationwide network of senior nutrition programs and the older adults they serve. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND NANASP ALARMED BY FEDERAL FUNDING CUTS TO SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAMS

    Tuesday, Mar 26, 2024
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander and National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) Executive Director Bob Blancato today issued the following statement regarding the final FY 2024 funding package, including Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (LHHS) where Older Americans Act nutrition programs are funded. [READ]