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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

  • BJ’S WHOLESALE CLUB ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA, SUPPORT TO PROVIDE MORE THAN 525K MEALS

    Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016
    To help provide more meals to homebound seniors struggling with hunger and isolation, BJ’s Wholesale Club announces today that it has become the first warehouse club charitable partner supporting Meals on Wheels America. As the oldest and largest national organization supporting community-based senior nutrition programs across the country, Meals on Wheels America will receive a $100,000 BJ’s Charitable Foundation grant to commence this partnership. The funding will enable its members to increase the acquisition, storage and distribution of food that will result in over 525,000 more meals served to homebound seniors per year. [READ]
  • IMMEDIATE PAST BOARD CHAIR VINSEN FARIS TO TESTIFY IN FRONT OF HOUSE AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE ON JANUARY 12

    Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016
    On Tuesday, January 12 at 10:00 a.m. EST, Vinsen Faris, Immediate Past Board Chair of Meals on Wheels America and Executive Director of Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties in North Central Texas, will testify in front of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture's Subcommittee on Nutrition at a hearing on "Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Addressing Special Populations." [READ]