Meals on Wheels is a volunteer-based community support service which delivers nutritious meals to individuals to help them maintain their health and independence at home. This service is offered on both a short-term and long-term basis.
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Individuals, who by receiving nutritional support, are better able to maintain independence and well-being in their own homes, including:
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Hot meals are prepared by 8 different kitchens located throughout the city and delivered by friendly trained volunteers over the noon hour Monday through Saturday. Meal service can be arranged for long-term or for a short-term period while recovering from illness or when family is away. Volunteers provide a short visit and a daily safety check.
The frozen meal program has become a popular alternative or supplement to the traditional hot meal delivery. Frozen meals are prepared by our frozen food suppliers, Apetito and TimeSaver, and are delivered in bulk weekly.
In 2013-14, a total of 68,731 hot meals and 38,372 frozen meals were served to 1,490 clients with the help of 505 volunteers.