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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

 
  • PETSMART CHARITIES® AND MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA DISTRIBUTE $354,500 TO SUPPORT SENIORS AND THEIR PETS

    Wednesday, Aug 05, 2020
    Amidst a challenging time for seniors across the country, Meals on Wheels America is proud to announce that the Meals on Wheels Loves Pets grant program, supported by PetSmart Charities, has distributed $354,500 in grants to support senior nutrition program pet services nationwide. Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and improved access to care for the pets of Meals on Wheels clients, which can often be a financial and physical challenge for older adults to manage on their own. [READ]
  • EMERGENCY FUNDING IS URGENT AND NECESSARY TO COMBAT SENIOR HUNGER AND ISOLATION

    Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander and National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) Executive Director Bob Blancato released a joint statement in response to multiple COVID-19 relief proposals being negotiated on Capitol Hill. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA SURPASSES $25 MILLION IN GRANTS DISTRIBUTED TO LOCAL MEALS ON WHEELS PROVIDERS TO ASSIST DURING PANDEMIC

    Friday, Jul 24, 2020
    In just less than four months since establishing the Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund to meet the increased demand for services, Meals on Wheels America announced today it has distributed more than $25 million in emergency funding to local senior nutrition providers actively responding to the evolving COVID-19 crisis across the country. [READ]
  • LEADING ANTI-HUNGER ORGANIZATIONS LAUNCH "VOTE TO END HUNGER"

    Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020
    Leading anti-hunger organizations in the United States are relaunching a campaign to draw attention to the growing issues of hunger and poverty during the 2020 elections. Vote to End Hunger (VTEH) encourages participants to ask candidates: “If elected, what will you do to end hunger, alleviate poverty, and create opportunity in the U.S. and worldwide?” [READ]
  • NAHO DENOUNCES DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD AND UNDERLYING STRUCTURAL RACISM

    Thursday, Jun 04, 2020
    The National Anti-Hunger Organizations (NAHO), of which Meals on Wheels America is a member, denounces the persistent structural racism that continues to plague our society. We condemn the killing of unarmed African American men and women and are deeply disturbed by the inhumane and violent death of George Floyd at the hands of the police. [READ]