Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Vouchers To Be Distributed Via Lottery by Meals on Wheels People
May 16, 2013
A lottery-style system will allow eligible seniors to obtain Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program food vouchers for use at local participating farmers’ markets in Clark County this summer. A limited number of vouchers will be distributed from June 17 to the 20 at four Clark County locations.
May 6, 2013
The effects of federal budget cuts, known as sequestration, will have a direct impact on senior nutrition programs. Meals on Wheels has been featured in two stories over the past few days.
May 2, 2013
An volunteer Meals on Wheels driver from Umpqua Bank created a volunteer recruitment video for Meals on Wheels People.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, an issues program of MSNBC, interviewed Vinsen Faris from Meals on Wheels Association of America about how federal funding cuts are impacting senior nutrition programs.
April 22, 2013
Meals on Wheels People has launched the Walk With Ease program at seven of its neighborhood meal sites and seeks volunteer leaders.
Dine Around Town during the month of May at participating restaurants and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Meals on Wheels People.
April 12, 2013
Meals on Wheels People’s fifth annual Spring Luncheon raised more than $160,000 in just one hour to provide hot meals to seniors throughout Clark County.
March 25, 2013
Meals on Wheels People has seen a dramatic increase in the number of seniors who live at or below the poverty line. In fact, nearly 25 percent of the seniors we serve report that the live below poverty.
February 21, 2013
Meals on Wheels People could lose more than 5 percent of its federal funding because of domestic funding cuts. That translates to a loss of more than 60,000 meals annually.
January 11, 2013
Valentine-A-Gram, the popular holiday gift box that features Cinnabons, is back for the 18th and final year. Proceeds from Valentine-A-Gram support Meals on Wheels People.