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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

 
  • LETTER CHAMPIONED BY REPRESENTATIVES BONAMICI, DEUTCH, KATKO AND STEFANIK CALLS FOR INCREASED APPROPRIATIONS IN FY 2022 FOR OLDER AMERICANS ACT PROGRAMS, INCLUDING SENIOR NUTRITION

    Thursday, Apr 29, 2021
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander issued a statement in response to a Dear Colleague letter urging the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to increase funding for Older Americans Act programs in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. [READ]
  • 2020 SUBARU SHARE THE LOVE® EVENT REACHES $26.2 MILLION IN CHARITABLE DONATIONS

    Monday, Mar 29, 2021
    Subaru of America, Inc. announced last week its donation of more than $20.6 million to national and local charities, including Meals on Wheels America, resulting from the 2020 Subaru Share the Love® Event. When combined with participating Subaru retailer donations, the total donation climbed to $26.2 million in 2020. More than $200 million has been donated to charities throughout the last thirteen years of the campaign. Starting in 2008, the Subaru Share the Love Event is held from mid-November to the end of the calendar year, during which Subaru donates $250 to the customer's choice of charities for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased at 632 participating Subaru retailers nationwide. [READ]
  • KFC PARTNERS WITH MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA TO FEED SENIORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

    Wednesday, Mar 24, 2021
    Today, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is once again donating one million pieces of chicken to support the communities it serves, this time dedicating its world-famous secret recipe to support seniors across the country who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this initiative, KFC is partnering with Meals on Wheels America to help provide meals to homebound seniors in need. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA CONDEMNS CONTINUED HATE CRIMES AGAINST THE AAPI COMMUNITY

    Friday, Mar 19, 2021
    In recent weeks, we’ve seen escalating acts of racism and hate play out in communities, and the significant harm it's causing. As an organization dedicated to fightingfor an end to hunger and isolation, we stand up with all organizations calling for an end to the racial violence that has plagued many of our communities of color since our country’s inception. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND NANASP PRAISE ENACTMENT OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN

    Thursday, Mar 11, 2021
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander and National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) Executive Director Bob Blancato shared a joint statement following enactment of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act. [READ]