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Elder Law Day 2019

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Elder Law Day provides information to assist older adults in making informed choices about their health and financial well-being. Join Erie County Senior Services and the Center for Elder Law and Justice at this informational session at the Millennium Hotel. The event includes legal presentations, consultations, expert advice, lunch and a raffle. Learn more and… Read more »

Former President & CEO Chris Procknal celebrates retirement

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After six years of service with Meals on Wheels for Western New York and FeedMore WNY, Alliance Project Director Christine Procknal retired on May 3, 2019. Prior to her role as the alliance project director, Chris served as President and CEO of Meals on Wheels from October 2017 through February 2019. During her time with… Read more »

FeedMore WNY debuts new video at Breakfast of Hope 2019

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We are excited to share our newest video, highlighting the work FeedMore WNY does in the community! This video premiered at our Breakfast of Hope on May 7, 2019. Thank you to David Collins Productions, volunteers, board, community members, and staff for supporting the creation of this film.

Champions for Meals 2019

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Champions for Meals invites local leaders, government officials, and community celebrities to deliver meals as part of Meals on Wheels America’s #MarchForMeals. This week-long event, running from March 18-22, raises awareness of the work that Meals on Wheels programs do in towns across the country. Media Coverage WBFO (Audio): An interview with FeedMore WNY’s Catherine… Read more »

Help us reach our goal during WNY’s 24-Hour Day of Giving

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Spring It On, the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County’s 24-Hour Day of Giving, takes place on March 20-21, 2019! Thanks to the support of our community and our amazing volunteers, we are able to provide more than just a meal: we deliver friendship and peace of mind. For those in need of additional… Read more »

News Coverage: Meals on Wheels, Food Bank become FeedMore WNY

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Bringing our organizations together to best serve Western New York is a community effort, and we’re thankful for the words of encouragement received from everyone! Thank you to the local outlets who helped tell our story over this past week. Below, find a recap of news stories announcing FeedMore WNY. Buffalo Business First: https://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2019/02/28/feedmore-wny-to-be-created-by-merger-offood-bank.html Buffalo… Read more »

Initiatives for a Stronger Community – Erie County Survey

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Erie County government is looking for feedback on the best ways to improve its health and human services programs. They will use the information from this survey to create their Initiatives for a Stronger Community Plan 2.0. This will be a successor of the original Initiatives for a Stronger Community Plan, released in 2015. The… Read more »

Five ways to volunteer with Meals on Wheels in 2019

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We’d love to have you volunteer with us! Here are a few ways you can get involved this year. Deliver meals One hour can make a difference. Volunteer as often as you’d like at one of our 25 delivery sites. Volunteering is a great opportunity for retirees, college students, business professionals, teachers, shift workers, stay-at-home… Read more »

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