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Meals on Wheels People Launches Stride for Seniors Charity Walk
January 24, 2018
Meals on Wheels People Launches Stride for Seniors Charity Walk

Meals on Wheels People will hold Stride for Seniors Charity Walk on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Portland International Raceway. The event is presented by Wilsonville Subaru. This noncompetitive 3K walk will raise both awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels People.

Order Artisan Popcorn for Valentine's Day and Purchase  Will Provide Nutritious Meals to Homebound Elderly
January 11, 2018
Order Artisan Popcorn for Valentine's Day and Purchase Will Provide Nutritious Meals to Homebound Elderly

Looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift? Purchase Meals on Wheels Delivers! Popcorn and your purchase will help provide nutritious meals to homebound elderly throughout the greater Portland-Vancouver metro area. Popcorn is available in Salted Butter Toffee, White Cheddar or Double Chocolate. Order 8-ounce of 16-ounce bags or a two-pound decorative tin. Order by Feb. 8 to ensure delivery by Valentine’s Day. Order online at mealsonwheelspeople.org/popcorn or call 503.953.8127.

Meals on Wheels People and the Bloom Project Deliver 2,500 Festive Holly Centerpieces Thanks to Teufel Holly Farms
December 5, 2017
Meals on Wheels People and the Bloom Project Deliver 2,500 Festive Holly Centerpieces Thanks to Teufel Holly Farms

Through its unique partnership with Meals on Wheels People and The Bloom Project, Teufel Holly Farms will donate 2,500 holiday centerpieces to seniors throughout the region. Just in time for the holidays, the fifth year of this collaboration will bring cheer and encouragement to those in need.

Meals on Wheels People Provides Emergency Meals  to Homebound Seniors in Advance of Inclement Weather
October 9, 2017
Meals on Wheels People Provides Emergency Meals to Homebound Seniors in Advance of Inclement Weather

To ensure that all homebound elderly have sufficient meals during upcoming inclement weather, Meals on Wheels People will deliver a two-day supply of shelf-stable meals later this month to more than 3,000 homebound participants throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties.

Meals on Wheels People Centers To Close Aug. 21
August 10, 2017
Meals on Wheels People Centers To Close Aug. 21

Meals on Wheels People will close its dining centers and suspend Meals on Wheels delivery on Monday, Aug. 21, because of the solar eclipse. All homebound clients will receive a frozen meal on Friday, Aug. 18, that can be heated and eaten on Monday.

Meals on Wheels People Partners with Hopworks, Timber Jim  for Unique Raffle Fundraising Event
June 1, 2017
Meals on Wheels People Partners with Hopworks, Timber Jim for Unique Raffle Fundraising Event

Meals on Wheels People has partnered Hopworks Brewery and Timber Jim for an exciting raffle package. Hopworks has created a limited edition Timber Jim IPA that will be available this summer only.

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.