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.
Levity Live: Beyond Funny
The show will feature comedienne Loni Love who co-hosts the Fox daytime show The Real and is a frequent guest DJ on the Ellen Show. Loni has had her own comedy special on Comedy Central as well as having appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Each ticket includes admission to the Friday, March 14th, 7:30 pm performance, a drink of your choice and a snack. Price of each ticket is $50 and the tickets are only available for purchase through Meals on Wheels. Tickets need to be purchased by March 7th. Contact Marie Porrovecchio at 845 624-6325 to order tickets.
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
Meals on Wheels Partners with Nice-Pak/PDI Family of Companies to "Share the Love" this Holiday Season
A "stuff the trunk" event was held Friday, December 20th at the Nice-Pak/PDI company's annual Turkey Bowl holiday gathering. Nice-Pak/PDI associates donated 67 "blizzard bags" of non-perishable foods for Meals on Wheels' emergency shelf-stable food program to help ensure homebound recipients have a sufficient supply of food in case of a weather related or other emergency. All blizzard bags were placed in the trunks of two Subaru vehicles parked out front of Nice-Pak/PDI as part of the national Subaru Share the Love Campaign. In the above photo Matt Schiering, VP/General Manager of PDI's Sani Professional Division stands with Meals on Wheels President & CEO Barbara Kohlhausen in front of one of the two Subaru vehicles packed with the bags.
Help from Girl Scout Junior Troop
Girl Scout Junior Troop 40125 from Pearl River helped wrap and decorate "Blizzard Boxes" for the agency's emergency shelf-stable food program, which helps ensure that the agency's home bound recipients have a sufficient supply of non-perishable food items in case of a weather related or other type of emergency.
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.
March for Meals Campaign
The month of March celebrates the nationally recognized March for Meals Campaign, where hundreds of local Meals on Wheels programs across the country reach out to their communities. March for Meals is led by the Meals On Wheels Association of America and presents an opportunity for all of us to support our senior neighbors. So get involved today, and, in doing so know that you will make a difference in our community! For more information, please view the March for Meals video and contact Maddy at 845-624-6325 to see how you can participate locally!
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!
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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.
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