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2013-11-26 12:23:58

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For one night only - on Friday, December 13, 2013 - New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple will have an opportunity to combine their love of the circus with a good deed. 100% of all tickets purchased for The Big Apple Circus' 6:30 p.m. show will benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels and provide thousands of frail, homebound elderly New Yorkers with a lifeline of nutritious home-delivered meals and companionship. With no seat more than 50-feet from...

2013-01-03 05:01:25

The holidays are a time for everyone to be together, but what happens when the holidays are over, and elderly loved ones are left home alone? Meal delivery services, like Mom's Meals, may be the perfect after-Christmas gift. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 “Home Alone.” The movie title alone can conjure up a wry smile when we think of the youngster left home alone by mistake when his family leaves for a Christmas vacation. But that phrase takes on new meaning when the...

2011-03-31 08:30:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With its supply of emergency food depleted to dangerously low levels by record winter storms, Citymeals-on-Wheels announced today that the charity has received a generous $100,000 matching grant from The Starr Foundation and the Starr International Foundation to help re-stock the shelves of its emergency food warehouse. Through its home-delivered meal programs, Citymeals provides a critical lifeline to more than 16,000 frail, aging homebound New...

2010-11-10 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 women -- leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts -- will gather at the Citymeals-on-Wheels 24th annual "Power Lunch for Women" at The Pierre on Friday, November 12, 2010. This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Juju Chang, "Good Morning America" news anchor, is expected to raise over $1 million, or enough to provide more than 156,000 meals for New York's frail homebound aged. Honored for their long-standing...

2009-11-19 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A veritable who's who from the worlds of business, media, entertainment, government, publishing and the arts will gather at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, November 20th to honor Joan H. Tisch, Vice Chair, Citymeals-on-Wheels and Joan Weill, Citymeals' President Emeritus, at the Citymeals-on-Wheels 23rd annual "Power Lunch for Women." This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Paula Zahn, will raise enough money to provide 150,000 meals for New York's...