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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

  • SIGN THIS PETITION TO THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF MEALS ON WHEELS

    Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
    In honor of the 45th anniversary of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program and the current funding threats we face, we are calling on you to sign this petition to urge the President and Congress to protect critical funding for the Meals on Wheels programs that are working tirelessly day in and day out to provide nearly 218 million meals, either at home or in group settings, to more than 2.4 million seniors each year. [READ]
  • BIPARTISAN DELIVER ACT REINTRODUCED TO SUPPORT MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEERS WITH AN INCREASE IN THE CHARITABLE MILEAGE RATE

    Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander today issued the following statement in response to the reintroduction of a bipartisan bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard charitable mileage rate for delivery of meals to elderly, disabled, frail and at-risk individuals. [READ]
  • STATEMENT CLARIFYING FEDERAL FUNDING TO MEALS ON WHEELS

    Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
    This statement was updated on March 18, 2017 to further address the confusion around federal funding received by Meals on Wheels. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA STATEMENT ON BUDGET BLUEPRINT

    Thursday, Mar 16, 2017
    Today, the President sent his Budget Blueprint, also known as the “skinny budget,” to Congress with a plan to release further details in the coming months. This blueprint focuses on discretionary spending levels for Fiscal Year 2018, and makes investments in defense programs, paid for through deep cuts to non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs, such as Meals on Wheels. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA KICKS OFF THE 15TH ANNUAL MARCH FOR MEALS

    Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
    Today marks the beginning of the 15th Annual March for Meals – a month-long celebration of Meals on Wheels designed to rally communities nationwide around the vulnerable seniors who rely on its vital safety net to remain healthier and independent in their own homes. This annual awareness and action campaign is led each year by Meals on Wheels America. [READ]