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Volunteer with Meals on Wheels at the National Buffalo Wing Festival!

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The National Buffalo Wing Festival is just around the corner! We’re looking for volunteers to join us at this year’s event!   Volunteers are needed to work the ticket tent on: Sat 9/1 2:30-5:30 Sat 9/1 5:30-9:00 Sun 9/2 11:30-3:30 Volunteers will be given free admission and parking, as well as a select number of… Read more »

New “Avoiding Gluten” diet option launched by Meals on Wheels for WNY

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Meals on Wheels for Western New York, Inc. (MOW-WNY) has launched a new diet option for homebound elderly and disabled individuals suffering from gluten intolerance. The new “avoiding gluten” diet provides two meals each weekday to qualifying clients in Erie County. “Gluten intolerance limits access to nutritious food for some of our community’s homebound neighbors,”… Read more »

Hunger & Hope Tour – 9/12/18

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Meals on Wheels, 100 James E. Casey Drive, Buffalo Come join us for a Hunger & Hope Tour – a one-hour, emotional journey into the mission of Meals on Wheels for WNY.  Find much more information and register at: https://mealsonwheelswny.org/hunger-hope-tours

Attending Plate Expectations 2018? Here’s what you need to know!

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We are looking forward to seeing you at Plate Expectations “The Supper Bowl XV” at the ADPRO Sports Training Center next to New Era Field (One Bills Drive, Orchard Park, NY 14127)! Below are a few reminders for the event: Parking & Location Please enter off 20A or Abbott Road. Parking will be available in… Read more »

Our Registered Dietitians are an award-winning team!

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Meals on Wheels for WNY is a great place to work – full of hard working, talented professionals. We regularly say that we have the best team around. That’s why we were thrilled – but not surprised – that nearly our entire Nutrition team recently received a series of very impressive awards at both the… Read more »

West Herr Subaru “Shares the Love” with Meals on Wheels for WNY

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West Herr Subaru recently “shared the love” with Meals on Wheels for WNY.  At the end of 2017, as part of the annual “Share the Love” campaign, local Subaru dealers had the opportunity to add a local charity to the list of organizations to which purchasers could designate a donation.  West Herr Subaru once again… Read more »

Honoring 28 Volunteers Reaching 20, 25 and 30 Years of Service!

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Meals on Wheels for Western New York is proud to honor our milestone volunteers as part of National Volunteer Month! Daily meal delivery wouldn’t be possible without the help of 1,700 dedicated volunteers who deliver the meals to the homebound clients.  For some of those volunteers, the experience becomes a permanent part of their lives. This year,… Read more »

Happy National Volunteer Month!

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April is National Volunteer Month! We’re thankful for each and every one of our 1,700 volunteers who serve our homebound and disabled neighbors year round. The dedication of these individuals, and the support of our 87 Adopt-A-Route organizations, gives us the ability to serve those in need all across Erie County. As a thank you,… Read more »

Champions for Meals Draws 45 VIPs!

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Meals on Wheels for Western New York (MOW) serves meals to more than 3,400 homebound clients each year, helping the frail and ill elderly or disabled enjoy the highest level of independence possible. Each year, MOW participates in “Champions for Meals,” a chance to share the meal delivery experience with government officials and local celebrities…. Read more »

Buffalo Sabres, Walmart honor MOW volunteer Pat Boje

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The Buffalo Sabres honored Meals on Wheels for Western New York volunteer Pat Boje as one of their Walmart Community Playmakers. In a presentation at the February 6, 2018 game against the Anaheim Ducks, the Sabres and Walmart presented an award of recognition to Boje, acknowledging her hard work as a Meals on Wheels volunteer…. Read more »

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