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VOLUNTEER YOUR HEART OUT

Time is a priceless gift.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Join more than two million volunteers at the heart of the effort that keeps the wheels turning! Volunteer opportunities vary, so it's best to check with your local Meals on Wheels program to see how you can help close to home. When we all do our small part, we can make great things happen!

Click on the volunteer categories below and find out more.

  • PREPARE

    Help in the kitchen by preparing meals and packing for delivery.
  • DELIVER

    Pick up meals at a central location and hand-deliver them directly to seniors' homes.
  • SERVE

    Serve food, assist and clean up after meals served at group social settings for seniors who can still leave their homes.
  • OFFICE

    Help out in the office by contributing much-needed administrative, professional and clerical support.
  • EVENTS

    Support a local fundraising event by planning, organizing, generating publicity, setting up and much more.
  • SAFETY CHECK

    Call seniors from your own home on your own schedule to check in between visits.

FIND A PROGRAM NEAR YOU

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VERIFIED VOLUNTEER

Joining Verified Volunteers makes your volunteering sign-ups quick and easy. Let them handle your background check once and then reuse it for all your volunteer endeavors. 

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Does Meals on Wheels mean the world to a loved one? Did your volunteer experience brighten your day? Tell us your Meals on Wheels story and we’ll share it with others who care just as much as you do!

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