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Oct 15, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abila, the leading provider of software and services to associations, nonprofits, and government entities, announced today Meals on Wheels America is using Abila netFORUM Enterprise™ to enhance easy access to data, resources, and opportunities to self-service for its community-based members across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger.

In February, Meals on Wheels America launched its rebranding and name change (from Meals on Wheels Association of America), a foundational step to building the capacity needed to serve the rapidly growing demand for Meals on Wheels' services in America. The netFORUM Enterprise implementation is a core component to the overall organization transformation.

"We needed a centralized system that could grow with our organization and bring our members along the journey with the changes we are making to help us all better achieve our mission," said Don Miller, chief financial and administrative officer for Meals on Wheels America. "netFORUM Enterprise provides the best combination of ease-of-use and flexibility. We now have a system that makes life easier on the internal staff and delivers more value to the local member communities."

Key benefits of netFORUM Enterprise for Meals on Wheels America:  

  • Centralized core system that can manage all data in one place
  • Integrations with other key member management systems
  • Improves and documents new business processes to the system workflows
  • Flexibility for internal staff

Abila partnered with benel Solutions, a certified Abila Implementation Partner, to fully implement the netFORUM Enterprise system for Meals on Wheels America. benel Solutions executed on the collective strategy of providing an enhanced membership process with a more robust correlation to grants and fundraising, and opportunities for members to self-service.

Abila netFORUM Enterprise™ is an open and extensible cloud-based platform that allows for customizations that can scale to support specific needs of associations.

About Meals on Wheels America (formerly Meals On Wheels Association of America)

Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America's seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit

About Abila

Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofit organizations that help them make better decisions, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to make better financial and strategic decisions, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve more than 8,000 customers across North America. For more information, please visit

About benel Solutions

benel Solutions is a full service technology partner for associations and nonprofits including Association Management Software implementation and customization services, consulting, upgrade audit and management, software development, integrations, support and documentation around your data and digital strategy.  benel Solutions understands both the business processes and technology that associations and nonprofits need to be successful and pride themselves on support and accessibility to their customers and partners.  benel Solutions is an industry leading systems integrator in the Association Management Software (AMS) space and is a company founded by executives from both the business and technology sides of the industry.  They are the fastest growing and one of the most well balanced implementation firms serving the association and nonprofit markets today. 

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Jenna Overbeck