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Volunteers needed for Thanksgiving Week

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With the holidays on the horizon, some Meals on Wheels sites are in need of additional volunteers for the week of Thanksgiving. Help us give our meal recipients a wonderful holiday week – volunteer with us on November 20, 21, 22, or 24. For families and individuals looking to help this upcoming week: Learn more… Read more »

“Step Up to the Plate” at Dash’s Market to Support Meals on Wheels

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  Dash’s Markets and Meals on Wheels for Western New York, Inc. are once again teaming up for their annual “Step Up to the Plate” fundraiser. From Sunday, November 12 until Saturday, December 9, 2017, patrons of all four Western New York Dash’s Markets will have the option to add a $1, $3, or $5… Read more »

Defend The Charitable Tax Deduction

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The charitable tax deduction is at risk for 28 million individuals given the current tax reform proposals.  It is estimated that some provisions in the current proposal could result in $13.1 billion less in giving each year. When you think of the tremendous work done by not-for-profit organizations – locally and around the nation –… Read more »

Order forms are now available for this year’s “Wreaths on Wheels.”

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Purchase a festive holiday wreath or centerpiece to warm your home and spread hope to those who are celebrating the holidays alone. Decorated and undecorated wreaths are available in sizes from 14″ to 34″, as well as candy canes and square wreaths. Round and rectangular centerpieces are also available. Order your wreaths by November 17,… Read more »

Walmart Foundation donates $151,000 to Meals on Wheels Foundation of WNY

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The Meals on Wheels Foundation of Western New York, Inc. held a press conference on Thursday to announce a $151,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation. This generous gift provides Meals on Wheels the means to purchase and install four new combi ovens in our Western New York commissary. “One of Walmart’s main goals is to… Read more »

Volunteers Needed in Springville, Lancaster and South Buffalo

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Meals on Wheels for WNY delivers food, friendship and peace of mind to the homebound elderly and disabled throughout WNY.  This wouldn’t be possible without a dedicated network of more than 1,700 incredible volunteers. Meals on Wheels for WNY delivers food, friendship and peace of mind to the homebound elderly and disabled throughout WNY.  This wouldn’t… Read more »

Our Best Shot: The importance of vaccines for older adults

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It’s the time of year when many people fight off various illnesses, some of which can be prevented.  Older adults may want to consider vaccines to help keep them healthy. Vaccines are available for a wide variety of illnesses, including the flu, pneumonia, shingles and more.  This information packet from a partnership of health and… Read more »

Erie Insurance presents donation and delivers meals during day of service

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The Meals on Wheels Foundation thanks Erie Insurance Company for their $1,000 gift toward our mission, and for joining us for meal delivery out of our Broadway location. Interested in planning a day of service for your organization? Contact our volunteer department! Click here for more information. 

Seniors are Hungry, Malnourished

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Recent reports show that many of America’s seniors continued to be hungry and malnourished. Please check out these informative articles featuring two of Meals on Wheels for WNY’s partners – Meals on Wheels of America and NANASP. The Washington Post – Hunger Receded after the recession, but not for older Americans, U.S. figures show Public Health… Read more »

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