Shred Away Hunger
Help Meals on Wheels "Shred Away Hunger" on Saturday, April 26th from 9AM-1PM by bringing your documents and papers to be confidentially shredded at Meals on Wheels, 121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet. A Confidential Shredding truck, certified by the National Association for Information Destruction, will be on-site to securely shred all of your documents. You can even watch your documents being shredded on the truck's closed circuit TV. Staples, large and small clips and binders can be mixed and matched with paper for destruction. No CD's, DVD's, hard drives or anything other than paper will be shredded. Up to three medium size boxes or paper supermarket bags of documents will be shredded for $20. Each additional medium sized box or paper bag of documents to be shredded is $5.
Meals on Wheels Golf Outing
For more information click on the button below:Events
Bill Fortune Memorial 10K/5K Run and 5K Walk
For more information click on the button below:Rockland Road Runners
Alzheimer's Takes Heavy Toll on Women
A important report just released reveals that Alzheimer's is more likely to strike women and puts more demands on women as caregivers. Please below to read the full story as it appeared in USA Today on March 19th.USA Today
Many Rockland residents may not be aware that our Meals on Wheels agency operates the Bobbi Lewis social model Adult Day Program for seniors. For more information click on the link below:Bobbi Lewis
Meals on Wheels Turns 40 this year!
In 1974 a group of dedicated volunteers associated with the National Council of Jewish Women started a home- bound meal delivery program out of the basement of founder and former Executive Shelly Berger's home. Today that program, known as Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, offers much more than a meal by also serving seniors through five senior centers, the Bobbi Lewis Adult Day Program, the Adult Learning Center, information and referral and more.
National Volunteer Month
Our incredible volunteers are what keep Meals on Wheels rolling. And, April's National Volunteer Month is the perfect time to tell them, and the rest of the world, how much we appreciate their dedication. Join us in recognizing them and their great work all month long!
The Senior Hunger Crisis in New York
Nearly 1 in 6 seniors may not know where their next meal is coming from, but fortunately programs like Meals on Wheels are working to end senior hunger. Please click here to read about the latest statistics regarding senior hunger in NY State.Flyer
Free Income Tax Preparation in Rockland County
AARP Tax-Aide is the nation's largest, free volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation services offered to all taxpayers with middle to low income, with special attention to those age 60 and over.Flyer
Missed the Last E-Newsletter?
Now our participants, volunteers, supporters, and all interested may view our past E-Newsletters. Please click here to access the archive.Newsletters
A Worry-Free Way for Seniors to Stay Connected
Assurance Wireless, is partnering with Meals on Wheels Association of America to provide FREE cell service to low-income eligible seniors. In a world where many seniors are struggling for access to basic needs, Assurance Wireless, can help them stay connected to family, friends and emergency services.
Click on the link below for more information:PDF
I Spy A Meals on Wheels Coin Can!
In the age of debit cards, Paypal accounts, and smartphone payment apps it may seem archaic to distribute coin collection cans, but the cans offer an easy way to lighten the load in your pocket or purse while reminding us that there are still many people who depend on our home-delivered nutritious meals and the warm smile of our caring volunteers. So look for our Meals on Wheels coin cans at over 100 locations throughout the county and go ahead and drop those annoying coins in. Dollar bills also fit nicely through the slots!