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Updates from Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels Means Even More Than Meals to Area Seniors

United Way Meals on Wheels is a multi-dimensional service in that our dedicated volunteers don’t just drop off meals at clients’ doors, but also use the daily contact to check on each person’s safety and well-being. This can be particularly important during extreme weather conditions. Just this week, for example, with nighttime temperatures dipping into…
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What the Proposed Budget Cuts to Meals On Wheels Mean for Seniors

If the President’s budget cuts are enacted, the Senior Nutrition Program, a service provided through the United Way Area Agency on Aging of Jefferson County, would be at risk. This program provides more than 324,000 meals each year to vulnerable seniors in Jefferson County, and also includes the majority of meals supplied to United Way…
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