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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA NEWS

 
  • 39 SENATORS SIGN LETTER URGING INCREASED FUNDING FOR THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT IN FY 2020

    Friday, Apr 12, 2019
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander issued a statement in response to a Dear Colleague letter urging the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to increase funding for Older Americans Act programs in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 by at least 12% above current levels. [READ]
  • SUBARU OF AMERICA CELEBRATES NATIONAL CHARITY PARTNERS WITH 2018 SUBARU SHARE THE LOVE® EVENT DONATION CEREMONY

    Friday, Apr 05, 2019
    On Wednesday, April 3rd, Subaru of America Inc. celebrated the completion of the 2018 Subaru Share the Love Event with a ceremony for its four national charity partners at the automaker’s new Camden, NJ headquarters. The event was hosted by President and CEO, Thomas J. Doll. Addressing the CEOs of the four national charity partners, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®), Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America and the National Park Foundation, Doll and Subaru employees presented each charity their respective donation check, which as a result of Subaru customer’s selections, combined to a total of more than $10 million this year. The 2018 Subaru Share the Love Event raised a total of $27.5 million for national and local charities. Over the last 11 years, through the Share the Love Event, Subaru of America and its retailers have donated more than $145.7 million to national charities and over 1,170 hometown charities. [READ]
  • LETTER CHAMPIONED BY REPRESENTATIVES BONAMICI, DEUTCH, LOEBSACK AND STEFANIK URGES CRITICAL FUNDING INCREASES FOR SENIOR NUTRITION AND OLDER AMERICANS ACT SERVICES

    Friday, Mar 29, 2019
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander and National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) Executive Director Bob Blancato 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) 2020. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA CELEBRATES 1,000TH VETERAN SERVED THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION

    Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019
    Meals on Wheels America announced today that its partnership with The Home Depot Foundation recently completed home repairs for its 1,000th senior U.S military veteran through a joint initiative called the “Helping Homebound Heroes” program. As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the homes and lives of veterans and their families, The Home Depot Foundation has funded home repairs for homebound veteran Meals on Wheels recipients across the country since 2015. [READ]
  • MEALS ON WHEELS CELEBRATES THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT NUTRITION PROGRAM

    Friday, Mar 22, 2019
    Meals on Wheels America President and CEO Ellie Hollander issued a statement regarding the anniversary of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program. [READ]