Tag Archives: Volunteer Opportunity

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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Winter Warriors: Meals on Wheels volunteers brave Ottawa’s harshest season with a smile

January 24, 2019

As temperatures drop and snow piles up, the weather in Ottawa can certainly be daunting in the winter. It’s more challenging to get out and about, especially for the clients we serve who may have disabilities and mobility issues.  At this time of year it’s especially important to be receiving a hot meal at lunchtime. […]

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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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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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