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

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West Herr Subaru recently “shared the love” with Meals on Wheels for WNY.  At the end of 2016, 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 selected… Read more »

Gift Gathering: Butera’s

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5 – 7 p.m. Butera’s Craft Beer & Craft Pizza 32 Main Street Hamburg, NY 14075 Help support Meals on Wheels by donating auction items for Plate Expectations. Please bring a gift valued at $25 or more.  Suggested items include gift certificates, wine, gift baskets, vacation items, art, sports and entertainment… Read more »

Gift Gathering: Hydraulic Hearth

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 5 – 7 p.m. Hydraulic Hearth 716 Swan Street Buffalo, NY 14210 Help support Meals on Wheels by donating auction items for Plate Expectations. Please bring a gift valued at $25 or more.  Suggested items include gift certificates, wine, gift baskets, vacation items, art, sports and entertainment memorabilia, jewelry and more…. Read more »

Thank you, Breakfast of Hope Guests

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Thank you to everyone who attended this morning’s Breakfast of Hope!  And thank you to all of our wonderful speakers and to the team at David Collins Production for the great new awareness video! As attendees heard today, it takes an entire community – volunteers, clients, caregivers, donors and more to help our vulnerable neighbors… Read more »

National Walk at Lunch Day

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Today is National Walk at Lunch Day.  Kudos to the team that got out and enjoyed some healthy exercise on this beautiful day! Walk at Lunch Day is just one of many activities that the employee-run Wellness Committee encourages throughout the year, including weight loss challenges, healthy recipe challenges, mindfulness and relaxation activities and much… Read more »

Thank you, Support Team!

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Thank you to the wonderful Support Services team at Meals on Wheels for WNY, and for all of our wonderful office and reception volunteers, for everything you do all year long!  The two-person team, along with eight of our fantastic office volunteers enjoyed a lunch in recognition of Administrative Professionals Day. The Support Services team… Read more »

MOW Chief Communications Officer Graduates from HLFP Program

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Congratulations to Meals on Wheels for WNY’s Chief Communications Officer Rachel Leidenfrost for completing the Health Leadership Fellow Program.  The HLFP, which is funded by the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York, is an 18-month leadership program designed to build collaboration skills and community capacity. Leidenfrost is the second member of the MOW-WNY… Read more »

Plate Expectations is August 30, 2017

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Plate Expectations 2017  Rocking and Rolling at the Richardson Wednesday, August 30, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Hotel Henry 444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo About Plate Expectations: Enjoy food and drink, live music, our balloon pop and wall of wine games, a silent and “super silent” auction, and more at this incredible event.  Proudly presented… Read more »

Maria Love Fund Donates Microwave

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Thank you to the Maria Love Fund for providing the funding for a microwave for client Lillian J.  One of Meals on Wheels for WNY’s Registered Dietitians noticed that client Lillian J. didn’t have a microwave.  In fact, Lillian had never had a microwave.  The appliance is, of course, one of the quickest and safest… Read more »

Honoring 20, 25 and 30 Year Volunteers

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Late yesterday, Meals on Wheels for WNY honored 22 volunteers who have served for 20, 25 or 30 years!  These amazing volunteers have provided a combined 27,000 hours of volunteer service to their homebound neighbors.  We thank them for their kind hearts, compassion and their amazing contributions to Meals on Wheels and the community! 30… Read more »

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