Youth and Families

When youth volunteer, they gain a range of benefits, from self-esteem, to social responsibility. Volunteering helps to expose the youth to populations they might not usually interact with in their day-to-day lives. Not only can they gain communication and critical thinking skills, but they can also develop a love for giving back as well as add to their resume!

Home Delivery

Delivering meals as a family can be a very rewarding experience. Our clients love receiving visits from young people and family deliveries are particularly special to them. Youth see first-hand the impact that their volunteerism has on those who benefit from their service. Home Delivered Meals routes take approximately one hour to complete and are done using your personal vehicle. Delivery takes place Monday through Friday between the hours of 10am and noon, Holidays included.

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Commissary Assistance

Commissary Volunteers may serve in our kitchen Monday through Friday between the hours of 7-11am or 11am-3pm. Those aged 12 and up may help in our commissary with tasks including packaging meals, cooler cleaning and kitchen cleaning. For more information, call 845-624-6325 ext. 120 or [click here]

Blizzard Boxes

This emergency food program evolved to insure that the Agency's homebound recipients have a sufficient supply of non-perishable food items in case of weather related emergency. Donated shelf-stable food items are collected and packed into wrapped shoe boxes as complete meals. Completed boxes are delivered to the volunteer program coordinator. MUST USE Blizzard Box instructions to complete.

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Cards and Crafts

Many of us look forward to celebrating Holidays with the ones we love, but for others, it can be very lonesome. Holidays of any kind can lead to extra heartache for those who may have lost somebody close to them. You can partner with Meals on Wheels to make cards for seniors to help brighten their day. Caring Cards & Crafts is a great project for students, teachers, youth groups and families.The cards & crafts are simple, handmade cutouts, but the thought and meaning behind each one is so much greater. The cards are filled with love, good wishes and even poetry.