Seniors are at the greatest risk from the COVID-19 pandemic. Local Meals on Wheels programs are on the front lines of the effort to keep them safe, and they need your help now more than ever. Please support their urgent need for the funds and supplies that can give them a fighting chance.
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MORE THAN $28.2 MILLION ALREADY DELIVERED TO THE PANDEMIC'S FRONT LINES
We have already sent more than $28.2 million dollars directly to the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. To date, your donations have already helped 611 local Meals on Wheels programs continue to serve as a vital lifeline for at-risk seniors throughout this crisis.
“We added over 500 seniors in need of meals in the last week.
We anticipate this need to continue, and we will accept all those in need who qualify.”
—Meals on Wheels COVID-19 Response Fund Grant Recipient
9 OUT OF 10 PROGRAMS REPORT INCREASED DEMAND FOR MEALS
A new survey conducted by Meals on Wheels America finds that nearly all local Meals on Wheels programs are experiencing increased demand, with four in five programs reporting that new meal requests have doubled since March 1, when concerns over COVID-19 and social distancing measures began taking hold.