Tag Archives: Volunteer Opportunity

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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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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A Convenient and Welcome Break in the Day! Lunch-time volunteering at Meals on Wheels

April 18, 2017

            A Q and A with volunteer Ahmed Shah. Meals on Wheels Coordinator of Volunteers Jena Davarajah had an opportunity to speak with Ahmed and hear his thoughts about his volunteer work delivering meals to seniors and adults with disabilities in Ottawa.  Here’s a little bit about what he had […]

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Volunteer Opportunities at Meals on Wheels

December 9, 2016

Did you know that Meals on Wheels instituted a Depot System in the west end?  We have four routes that are transported from The Good Companions Centre to the Olde Forge for pick up by delivery volunteers in the west of our catchment area.  We are currently looking for Depot Drivers with a vehicle large […]

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Olde Forge Community Resource Centre

August 17, 2016

A new collaboration for Meals on Wheels and the Olde Forge Community Resource Centre! At the end of July we said goodbye to Algonquin College who are no longer able to provide meals for the Meals on Wheels program. We thank them for being a meal provider over this last year and half. In searching for […]

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