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  • REPORT RELEASED BY MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS THAT CAN ADDRESS HUNGER IN OLDER ADULTS

    Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017
    Meals on Wheels America today released Hunger in Older Adults – a report seeking to increase the understanding of a variety of food assistance programs that can work in combination to more effectively address the needs of the more than 10 million older Americans facing hunger each year. The need for this resource became apparent amidst a pilot project funded by AARP Foundation and Caesars Foundation that sought to use tablet technology as a means to increase enrollment of eligible individuals in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In doing this work, the need for additional information about the full range of federal food assistance programs emerged. [READ]
  • CNN: MEALS ON WHEELS WANTS TO PLAY A BIGGER ROLE IN HEALTH CARE

    Monday, Dec 26, 2016
    Meals on Wheels, which has served seniors for more than 60 years through a network of independent nonprofits, is trying to formalize the health and safety checks its volunteers already conduct during their daily home visits to seniors. Through an ongoing campaign dubbed "More Than a Meal," the organization hopes to demonstrate that it can play a critical role in the health care system. [READ]
  • STATEMENT BY NATIONAL ANTI-HUNGER ORGANIZATIONS

    Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
    Meals on Wheels America joins its fellow National Anti-Hunger Organizations in its commitment to ensuring a strong and effective national nutrition safety net for vulnerable, low-income individuals and families. With a united voice, we reflect on the hunger problem in America and its solutions as we transition to a new president and a new Congress. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA EXECUTIVES WIN SILVER STEVIE® AWARDS IN 2016 STEVIE AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS

    Monday, Nov 21, 2016
    Two Meals on Wheels America executives were honored at the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business in New York on Friday, November 19. President and CEO Ellie Hollander was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year – Government or Non-Profit –11 to 2,500 Employees category, and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Susan Waldman was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Woman of the Year - Government or Non-Profit category. [READ]
  • NEW SUBARU ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN BRINGS TO LIFE THE IMPACT OF THE SHARE THE LOVE® EVENT

    Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
    Subaru of America has launched a new advertising campaign showcasing real stories from real people who have been positively impacted by the Subaru Share the Love® program over the past nine years, as well as the automaker's national charity partners: the ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America, and the National Park Foundation. The new campaign is unveiled as the Subaru Share the Love Event officially kicks off its ninth year. [READ]