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Meals on Wheels (Ottawa) celebrates March for Meals and 50 years of service!

March 23, 2018

Fifty years ago this month Meals on Wheels in Ottawa made its first deliveries. Founded in 1968 by the Ottawa City Union of The International Order of The King’s Daughters and Sons, the program delivered 29 hot meals to 15 people at a cost of 75 cents per meal during the first week of operations. […]

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Helping others

February 1, 2018

by Djeneba Takady Sanogo Martine has been a volunteer with Meals on Wheels since 2009. She became a volunteer because she was attracted by Meals on Wheels’ tagline of being “more than just a meal”. She appreciates that le Centre d’acceuil Champlain, one of our partner kitchens, is quite close to where she lives. Martine […]

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Changes to the Apetito frozen menu!

November 16, 2017

Along with the changing of the season comes some big changes to the Apetito meal selections provided by our primary frozen meal distributor. Eight new meals have been added to the menu this season, while eight others are being retired. As well, the base sauces for the majority of the existing meals have been given […]

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Congratulations to the winner of our Client Survey draw!

November 16, 2017

Mr. Fred Thorpe is a veteran of the Second World War, has a doctorate in french colonial history, and has been one of Meals on Wheels’ valued clients for over 12 years!  Mr. Thorpe settled in Ottawa in 1953 following his military service, and was one of the few soldiers listed for employment with Veterans […]

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From Banking to Meal Delivery

August 18, 2017

From Banking to Meal Delivery – A profile on Meals on Wheel’s corporate volunteers from MBNA, a division of TD Canada Trust By Jena Davarajah From left to right : Nicole Bing, Brittaney Chivers, Mulki Nur and Monique Wiley. (Photo courtesy of MBNA, a division of TD Canada Trust) Meals on Wheels -La Popote roulante […]

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