Ms. Wholean’s Tour of the Town with “Meals” led us to look more closely at this organization
(source – www.mowaa.org)
The Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA or “Meals”) is the oldest and largest organization in the United States representing those who provide meal services to people in need. It should be noted up front that recieving this meal service is NOT and indication of poverty! Meals works toward the social, physical, nutritional, and economic betterment of vulnerable Americans. The guiding principle to which it subscribes is to help those men and women who are elderly, homebound, disabled, frail, or at risk.
Meals provides the tools and information its programs need to make a difference in the lives of others. It also gives cash grants to local senior meal programs throughout the country to assist in providing meals and other nutrition services. Read the rest of this entry »