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Why we volunteer at Meals on Wheels

April 24, 2019

My fiancé, Mike, and I have been volunteers with Meals on Wheels since the spring of 2016. At the time, I was working at Meals on Wheels as the Projects Coordinator and found that I wanted to do more for the agency because I enjoyed connecting with clients so much. We started to deliver meals […]

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Welcome Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Lepage Team Realty!

April 17, 2019

Meals on Wheels has been fortunate to welcome two new corporate delivery teams this winter. What better time to thank them for choosing Meals on Wheels for their employer supported volunteering efforts than following last months’ March for Meals Campaign? The Adopt–a Route Program at Meals on Wheels is a great way for the community […]

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March for Meals Community Champions

March 22, 2019

It’s March for Meals week again! And what exactly is this you may ask? The March for Meals campaign has been an annual tradition to bring awareness to Meals on Wheels programs across North America. During the week of March 18th to the 22nd 2019, Meals on Wheels programs collaborate with community organizations, local governments […]

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Serving up ‘More than Just a Meal’ in both official languages!

February 20, 2019

The former city of Vanier, now an Ottawa neighbourhood east of the Rideau River, is where the majority of our francophone clients call home. Meals on wheels has been a designated bilingual organization since 1999 and is made up of approximately 19% of clients who identify as francophone or bilingual. In our most recent Annual […]

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Delivering to younger adults

January 31, 2019

When you think about the Meals on Wheels’ clientele, you probably first think of frail seniors. And that is one big portion of our clientele, but we also serve adults with disabilities, adults convalescing from a hospital stay and adults with chronic illnesses. In Ontario, approximately 16.5% of the population has a mobility disability.[1] The […]

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