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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...

2013-09-03 23:17:41

U.S. senior's population is growing rapidly and many rely on meal programs. State & Federal budget cuts are limiting how many get food so the problem was taken on by MBX Nutrition which used science & technology to create a cost effective solution. Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Meals on Wheels, Area Agencies on Aging, Congregate Meal Programs everywhere say hello to science and technology company MBX Nutrition. It’s new, low-cost Senior Nutrition program was...

2013-08-04 23:02:46

Plates from over 400 hungry seniors were displayed at Lucky Supermarket in Pleasant Hill, California. The "Don't Empty My Plate" event focused on senior hunger and the need to end sequestration. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services (MOWSOS) recently joined the National Association of Nutrition & Aging Services Programs (NANASP) campaign to exempt current and future cuts to senior nutrition programs caused by federal...

2013-07-30 23:27:25

As part of the National Association of Nutrition & Aging Services Programs (NANASP) “Don’t Empty My Plate” campaign, Meals on Wheels & Senior Outreach Services asked senior clients to sign paper plates expressing their need for life-saving services provided by Meals on Wheels and the C.C. Cafes. Before sending the 421 plates to Congress, Meals on Wheels & Senior Outreach Services will host an event to display many of them on Thursday, August 1st, at Lucky Supermarket, 155...

2013-07-24 23:27:24

MOWAA's new online learning portal will give busy nutrition professionals the option of completing activities and assignments on-the-go from any mobile device or laptop, 24/7/365. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Digitec Interactive is pleased to announce its partnership with the Meals On Wheels Association of America to provide a new online portal, accessible through Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® association learning management system (LMS). It will act as a single, unified...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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