Category Archives: Volunteer

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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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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Behind the Wheel – The July 2017 Edition of the Meals on Wheels Newsletter

July 11, 2017

Our July 2017 newsletter is now available! In this edition: Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Tips to Beat the Heat this Summer Season The Meals on Wheels Annual General Meeting Welcome To Our New Summer Student! Billing Reminders  

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2017 Ontario Volunteer Services Awards

June 9, 2017

On Friday June 2nd Meals on Wheels joined a host of other not for profit organization in Ottawa to enjoy a wonderful evening organized by The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognize adult volunteers for five to 65+ years of continuous service to an organization and youth volunteers for two […]

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