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Meals on Wheels People Spring Luncheon Raises Enough Funds to Provide 50,744 Meals to Seniors
May 11, 2017
Meals on Wheels People Spring Luncheon Raises Enough Funds to Provide 50,744 Meals to Seniors

Supporters and volunteers of Meals on Wheels People donated enough funds in just one hour to provide 50,744 meals to older adults in the greater metro at the organization’s Spring Luncheon presented by Walter E. Nelson Co. The annual event, in combination with a similar event held in Clark County last month, raised $375,000

Young People Set to Lift the Spirits of Area Elderly One Valentine's Day Card at a Time
January 23, 2017
Young People Set to Lift the Spirits of Area Elderly One Valentine's Day Card at a Time

More than 15.5 million older adults in America live alone and face isolation due to declining mobility and geographic location. To help combat the negative effects of isolation, DoSomething.org the largest organization for young people and social change, has teamed up with Meals on Wheels People for the fourth annual Love Letters campaign.

Subaru Share The Love Selects Meals on Wheels
November 17, 2016
Subaru Share The Love Selects Meals on Wheels

For the ninth year in a row, Subaru’s Share the Love Event is giving Meal on Wheels America programs the ability raise funds and awareness by inviting them to participate in an incredibly successful national cause marketing campaign.

MEALS ON WHEELS PEOPLE PARTNERS WITH HASBRO TO DELIVER JOY FOR ALL PETS TO HOMEBOUND ELDERLY
November 10, 2016
MEALS ON WHEELS PEOPLE PARTNERS WITH HASBRO TO DELIVER JOY FOR ALL PETS TO HOMEBOUND ELDERLY

Meals on Wheels People has partnered with Hasbro and Meals on Wheels America to deliver Joy for All Companion Pets to homebound elderly.

Meals on Wheels People Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner, Delivers to Homebound Seniors
November 3, 2016
Meals on Wheels People Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner, Delivers to Homebound Seniors

Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,000 hot turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The organization will also host community Thanksgiving Dinners at several locations in the Portland metro area.

The UPS Store to Raise Funds for Senior Meals
July 26, 2016
The UPS Store to Raise Funds for Senior Meals

The UPS Store locations throughout Oregon will help raise funds to provide hot meals to homebound seniors during the month of August. The UPS Store customers will have the opportunity to donate the cost of one or more meals to Meals on Wheels People when they check out. The cost of one meal is $7.39.

Hopworks Urban Brewery Community Tap
June 27, 2016
Hopworks Urban Brewery Community Tap

Have a pint, feed a senior.

Meals on Wheels People Provides Bottled Water to Multnomah Village Center
June 6, 2016
Meals on Wheels People Provides Bottled Water to Multnomah Village Center

Portland Parks and Recreation informed Meals on Wheels People this morning that the Multnomah Arts Center, where our Multnomah Village Center is located, has tested positive for elevated lead levels in the water. We have taken immediate action to provide that location with bottle water for use in preparing meals and to serve to our staff and seniors.

It's National Volunteer Week!
April 11, 2016
It's National Volunteer Week!
The Bloom Project Donates 5,000 Flower Arrangements
February 15, 2016
The Bloom Project Donates 5,000 Flower Arrangements

5,000 flower centerpieces will be delivered to seniors this week thanks to the generosity of The Bloom Project. At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 5,000 centerpieces will arrive at Meals on Wheels People Central Kitchen in Multnomah Village for delivery to seniors.

Bag It Forward at New Seasons Market
February 1, 2016
Bag It Forward at New Seasons Market

You can help Meals on Wheels People just by shopping at New Seasons Market!

Volunteers Terry & Marilyn Lindsey Receive Peter R. Marsh Foundation Award
January 28, 2016
Volunteers Terry & Marilyn Lindsey Receive Peter R. Marsh Foundation Award

Terry and Marilyn Lindsey, Meals on Wheels People volunteers, are the first recipients of the Peter R. Marsh Foundation Silent Servant Award. This award is presented to individuals who voluntarily provide service to others and do so with compassion. The Lindseys are the first recipient of the award, established in 2015.

Meals on Wheels People Closed Today Due to Severe Weather
January 4, 2016
Meals on Wheels People Closed Today Due to Severe Weather

Meals on Wheels People Centers will be closed today, Jan. 4, due to severe weather and icy roads.  There will be no Meals on Wheels delivery. Our regular dining room clients should not attempt to come to the centers.

The Bloom Project and Meals on Wheels People Thank Teufel Holly Farms
November 30, 2015
The Bloom Project and Meals on Wheels People Thank Teufel Holly Farms

2,500 festive holiday centerpieces will be delivered to seniors in early December thanks to the generosity of Larry Teufel of Teufel Holly Farms and The Bloom Project. At 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2,500 centerpieces will arrive at Meals on Wheels People Central Kitchen in Multnomah Village for delivery to homebound seniors by volunteers. This marks the third year that The Bloom Project and Teufel Holly Farms has made this generous gift.

IFCO Donations Helps Meals on Wheels People Bring More Than 100,000 Meals to Food Insecure Families
November 12, 2015
IFCO Donations Helps Meals on Wheels People Bring More Than 100,000 Meals to Food Insecure Families

IFCO, a global provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs), has donated 185 containers to Meals on Wheels People for its Meals 4 Kids program.  The containers will allow staff to pack and deliver more than 3,000 meals weekly (100,000+ annually) to low-income, nutritionally at-risk children and families in North and Southeast Portland.

Meals on Wheels People Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner; Delivers to Homebound Seniors
November 3, 2015
Meals on Wheels People Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner; Delivers to Homebound Seniors

Meals on Wheels People will deliver more than 1,000 hot turkey dinners to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day. The organization will also host community Thanksgiving Dinners at several locations in the Portland metro area.                                             

Meals on Wheels Delivers...Popcorn!
November 1, 2015
Meals on Wheels Delivers...Popcorn!

Introducing our new line of artisan popcorn!   Each purchase will provide hot meals to homebound elderly in our community.

Chocolate Peppermint Holiday Popcorn
November 1, 2015
Chocolate Peppermint Holiday Popcorn

Looking for the perfect gift to give? How about a gift that will bring a smile to anyone's face while supporting Meals on Wheels People? 50% of all proceeds benefits Meals on Wheels People.

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals on Thanksgiving Day
October 2, 2015
Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors on Thanksgiving Day

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26.

Donate Dinner, Nov. 21-25, 2015
August 3, 2015
Donate Dinner, Nov. 21-25, 2015