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2014-01-27 23:04:40

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services Executive Director Elaine Clark recently was named to the Board of Directors for National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP). Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 “Being part of this national organization will give our local agency greater exposure and the opportunity to shape national messages around senior programs,” said Clark. The National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) is a...

2014-01-16 23:28:10

Meals on Wheels & Senior Outreach Services is creating a more comprehensive client care program for the most at risk seniors. Thanks to a grant from the John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund, they will be able to strengthen their Care Management program which identifies and connects low-income and uninsured seniors to needed social services, including meals, health resources, visitors, and legal assistance. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A recent grant from the John...

2014-01-07 12:24:42

Love Letters asks teens to make Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults during a peak time of isolation and depression. NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DoSomething.org today announced it is joining forces with Mentor Up, a new way to make a difference by AARP Foundation, to launch Love Letters, which will encourage teens to make handmade Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults across the country during a peak time of isolation and...

2014-01-04 23:23:56

During the 2013 holiday season, XACT Telesolutions is providing its complimentary services and at heavily discounted rates, to a number of non-profit organizations throughout the country. Some of these include Meals on Wheels, Operation Stephens Touch, and the National Kidney Foundation. Unity, ME (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 For years now, XACT Telesolutions has been helping non-profit organizations throughout the country reach a bigger audience, free of charge or at heavily discounted...

2013-12-11 16:24:22

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- You've never met Mr. Bachicha, but he and his dog, Amber, need your help. Mr. Bachicha's wife passed away earlier this year, and Amber will serve as his company and emotional support during this holiday season and in the years to come. Unfortunately, Mr. Bachicha is homebound and unable to take Amber to the veterinarian. Amber may have gone without the veterinary care she needs if not for the TVMF P.A.L.S. program, which provides free...

2013-12-07 23:02:14

GoMedigap Celebrates Christmas by Giving Back to the Community Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 On December 5th, GoMedigap Founder and President Richard Cantu, and his partner Kevin Walbrick, visited the Meals on Wheels and More headquarters in Austin to drop off a sponsorship that allows Meals on Wheels and More to deliver Christmas meals to 500 homebound elderly in the greater Austin area. According to the Meals on Wheels and More Development Director, Nicole Sarkar, the Meals on...

2013-11-26 23:02:28

Event Proceeds to Feed Over 2,000 Seniors in Need Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 On October 19th, 1100 riders from 13 states and all parts of the Bay Area came together to cycle and skate in the fight against senior hunger. The 5th Annual Wheels for Meals Ride successfully raised $165,000 to date, up from $135,000 last year, and $20,000 five years ago. The ride has grown to be a major event of the Tri-Valley area, starting out with a humble 426 participants and growing by nearly...

2013-10-09 23:04:40

Local roller derby girls join cycling fundraiser supporting Alameda County Meals on Wheels. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Alameda County Meals on Wheels is gearing up for the 5th Annual Wheels for Meals Ride, a fundraising cycling event through the Livermore Valley, on the 19th of October. This year, an expected 1200 riders from 13 states and every reach of the Bay Area will be cycling, and for the first time, skating across the finish line. Sara Sutler-Cohen, known as "Bomb...

Meals For Seniors Could Save Money For Some States
2013-10-07 16:44:42

Brown University Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes. A new study by Brown University public health researchers projects that if every U.S. state in the lower 48 expanded the number of seniors receiving meals by just 1 percent, 1,722 more Medicaid recipients avoid living in a nursing home and most states would experience a net annual savings from implementing the expansion. Pennsylvania would see the greatest net savings...

2013-09-18 23:26:55

The Richmond Community Foundation is hosting it’s first annual We Give fundraising event, which gives people a chance to help raise money for local non-profits supporting residents of Richmond and West Contra Costa County. Meals on Wheels & Senior Outreach Services has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Meals on Wheels & Senior Outreach Services will be participating in the first annual "We Give" online fundraiser to...