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ALLIED IN PASSION TO END SENIOR HUNGER​

ABOUT MEALS ON WHEELS OF NORTH CAROLINA

Meals on Wheels of North Carolina is a nonprofit statewide network of senior nutrition providers allied in passion to end senior hunger. In partnership with Meals on Wheels America, Meals on Wheels of North Carolina was created to strengthen communication between nutrition programs and enhance knowledge of issues within the aging population. 

Meals on Wheels of North Carolina is a member based association. Aligning more closely with Meals on Wheels America through membership in Meals on Wheels of North Carolina will create opportunities for grants to enhance the work of nutrition providers across NC; provide networking opportunities and sharing of best practices of other providers; access to education and training opportunities and provide advocacy and a leadership organization for Meals on Wheels and other non-profit nutrition providers in the state of North Carolina.

TOO MANY SENIORS IN NORTH CAROLINA ARE STRUGGLING
TO STAY INDEPENDENT AND HEALTHY.

DELIVERING SO MUCH MORE THAN A MEAL: NORTH CAROLINA FACTS

448.244 (21%) ARE THREATENED BY HUNGER

536,506 (25%) ARE LIVING ALONE

44% ARE IN POVERTY

41,711 PARTICIPANTS WERE SERVED PARTICIPANTS WERE SERVED BY A TOTAL OF 4,512,655 LAST YEAR.

MORE FACTS ON NORTH CAROLINA

MEALS ON WHEELS NORTH CAROLINA GOALS 

  • Advocate for funding on State and Federal Level
  • Serve as a lead to educate member organizations by elevating the awareness and importance of nutrition programs
  • Support members by collaborating to advance education, training, resources and partnerships. 
  • Provide networking and mentoring to members across the state of North Carolina.

MEMBERSHIP

Please consider joining MOWANC today! It is imperative that senior nutrition programs have a unified voice in order to be heard in Raleigh and Washington D.C.  MOWNC dues are $25/year. Dues are paid annually and cover the period of July 1 - June 30 each year.

For more information on membership,
please contact Ken Dye at kdye@ccccooa.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOIN US FOR OUR REGIONAL TRAININGS

OCTOBER 3, 2019

Alleghany Council on Aging
85 E. Whitehead St.
Sparta, NC

OCTOBER 15, 2019

Kiwanis Recreation Center
352 Devers St.
Fayetteville, NC

OCTOBER 16, 2019

Albemarle Commission
512 S. Church St.
Hertford, NC

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has invested 1.2 million dollars to help fight senior hunger in North Carolina. Meals on Wheels Durham is acting as fiscal sponsor on behalf of Meals on Wheels North Carolina to distribute $400,000 per year over the next three years to 40 tier 1 counties across the state. For any questions by grantees please contact Gale Adland at 919-667-9424 or gale@mowdurham.org.

MOWANC STRIVES TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY REPRESENTATION, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, AND SERVICES TO ALL ITS MEMBERS, AND TO ENHANCE THEIR PROFESSIONALISM AND PERFORMANCE.

VISION 

Meals on Wheels North Carolina provides the highest quality representation, education and training, and services to all its members to enhance their professionalism and performance.

MISSION 

The mission of Meals on Wheels North Carolina is to serve as the principal advocate and leadership organization for Meals on Wheels and Congregate Nutrition Providers in the state of North Carolina.

CONTACT US

Renee Griffin 
President, Meals on Wheels North Carolina
336-373-4816
programs@senior-resources-guilford.org