Local Stats & Facts
On Seniors and Meals on Wheels
During FY 2019-2020, Meals on Wheels:
- Delivered 389,496 meals to homebound seniors and disabled person in Jefferson County.
- Served 1,864 clients.
- Added 1,000 new clients.
- Relied on 704 dedicated volunteers to make deliveries and recurring phone calls to seniors.
- Received dozens of new requests for service every week.
- Facilitated 12 vital home repairs free of charge through our Senior Home Repair Program in collaboration with United Way partner agencies.
Generous donors and compassionate volunteers are the lifeblood of Meals on Wheels and enable us to continuously expand our program and serve more people in need!
Food For Thought
New Clients Added Last Year
Rapid enrollment at the beginning of the pandemic became a priority to help limit seniors’ exposure to COVID-19 and ensure they could stay safely at home without going hungry.