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MOW’s Donna Sutz Receives Exemplary Service Award

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The Council on Elder Abuse recently awarded Donna Sutz, Social Worker at Meals on Wheels for WNY, the prestigious Exemplary Service Award. This award is given to an individual, group, or agency who has made significant contributions in the area of elder abuse and outstanding effort to promote the safety of seniors in Erie County…. Read more »

Volunteer for Plate Expectations, Wingfest!

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Meals on Wheels for WNY needs your help with events this summer! * Wednesday, August 30 from 4:30 – 9:30 pm volunteer for Plate Expectations! Being held this year at Hotel Henry, Plate Expectations is Meals on Wheels’ premier fundraiser each year and sure to be a good time. Volunteers are able to enjoy many… Read more »

MOW’s Rachel Leidenfrost Honored by the Junior League of Buffalo

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The Junior League of Buffalo recently recognized Meals on Wheels for WNY’s Chief Communications Officer Rachel Leidenfrost as Member of the Year of the Membership Council for 2016-2017. On the Membership Council, Rachel assists the Vice President of Membership with recruitment, new member placement, recognition, and other tasks. Rachel has been a member of the… Read more »

MOW’s Lauren Gousy Honored with Volunteer Administrator Award

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Meals on Wheels for WNY’s Volunteer Relations Associate Lauren Gousy has been honored with the Volunteer Administrators of WNY’s (VAWNY’s) prestigious Gretchen E. Stringer Award for Volunteer Administrator of the Year. This award is given to one professional each year who exhibits dedication to the community and the profession.  Lauren has been with Meals on… Read more »

MOW a Finalist in Business First’s Healthiest Employers Competition

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Meals on Wheels for WNY was recognized as a finalist in Business First of Buffalo‘s Healthiest Employers Competition.  MOW was nominated by our partner Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc., who noted the wide variety of activities we participate in to encourage employee wellness. The employee-run Wellness Committee (pictured are three members – Jen Carland, Lauren Gousy… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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