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A Different Kind of Christmas

January 5, 2021

Christmas 2020 is one many of us will never forget. With larger gatherings being restricted and everyone being told to stay home, the holiday season was definitely quieter this year. For this reason – and because many of our clients are already homebound and live alone – continuing our annual tradition of delivering meals on […]

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COVID-19 Response – Eight Month Update

December 15, 2020

Throughout the pandemic and its many challenges, Meals on Wheels Ottawa has stayed open and worked diligently to ensure seniors and adults with disabilities continue to receive nutritious meals and a caring contact to help them remain healthy and independent in their own homes. Our dedicated volunteers – new and old – have played a large […]

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Families Helping Others in Times of Uncertainty

November 12, 2020

Almost overnight, the pandemic forced everyone to change how we go about our daily lives. It’s made us pivot how we do many things from interacting with each other, running errands, to spending our time at home. We’re all experiencing the pandemic differently and we’re coping and managing in our own ways, as best we can.    For some, the pandemic has also […]

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Meals on Wheels helps clients and families during COVID-19 this Community Support Month

October 7, 2020

October is Community Support Month and it is an opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness about the value of community support services, such as Meals on Wheels /La Popote roulante (Ottawa). Community support services play a critical role in helping individuals live independently in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. They […]

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Partners Working Together During A Time of Crisis

August 26, 2020

During a time when a virus may be keeping everyone physically apart, we’ve seen many examples of communities pulling together to help each other out. We’ve seen it here at Meals on Wheels/La Popote roulante too.   At the onset of the pandemic, our Volunteer Department saw a dramatic decrease of 80% of the number of active volunteers. It made it challenging to fill the multiple delivery routes that go out every day. […]

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