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A not-so Blue Christmas

December 27, 2019

It has been another successful year of Christmas Day deliveries. Prepared by the team at the Newport Restaurant, a delicious, traditional turkey dinner was delivered by 55 volunteers to 106 clients. Jessica Atallah, following in the footsteps of her father Moe Atallah, has continued to generously provide the facility and staff to allow Meals on […]

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Meals on Wheels’ impact on families

October 11, 2019

Meals on Wheels provides nutritional value to seniors and adults with disabilities in Ottawa, but it also brings peace of mind to families knowing someone is checking in on their loves ones. And if for some reason someone is not home to receive their meal, we follow up with emergency contacts which is an added […]

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Did you know that October is Community Support Month?

October 1, 2019

Community Support Services (CSS), like Meals on Wheels, support over one million Ontarians each year including seniors and adults with disabilities. They help clients live independently in their own homes and communities as long as possible, and reduce the burden on family caregivers and other parts of the health care system. As our population ages, […]

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Meals on Wheels 2019 Annual General Meeting

July 22, 2019

The Meals on Wheels Annual General Meeting (AGM) of 2019 took place on Wednesday, June 12th, in the afternoon. As per usual, the meeting was held at The Good Companions Seniors’ Centre where the agency’s office is located. There were approximately 30 people present: a mix of staff, board, and community members. Walter Davidson, appointed […]

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Family Volunteering

July 16, 2019

With another school year having come to an end and summer upon us, many parents are planning their kid’s summer activities. Although summer is a time for kids to take a break from the sometimes stressful demands of school and simply have fun, it is also a good idea to take advantage of the free […]

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