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Meals on Wheels
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Chapel Hill-Carrboro Meals on Wheels

And he answered them, "whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise." (Luke 3:11)

 


Contacts:
Stacey Yusko
919.942.2948 (Meals on Wheels Office);  919.423.1812 (cell);  919.929.9752 (home)
stacey@chcmow.org

Lisa Finegan
fin5@aol.com

Mission Statement/Purpose
Chapel Hill/Carrboro Meals on Wheels provides a hot nutritious meal and personal visit Monday through Friday to those individuals living in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the surrounding area who are unable to prepare meals for themselves due to illness, disability, or convalescence in order to improve their health, reduce isolation and help them maintain independent living.

Major Accomplishments
Meals on Wheels delivered over 22,000 meals last year to people in the community who were unable to prepare meals for themselves. We provide a hot meal at lunch regardless of a person’s ability to pay. We were given the Bridgebuilders award by the MLK University/Community Group in recognition of our 35 years of service to the needy.
 

Major Activity
We always need drivers to deliver the meals on a substitute as well as a regular basis. We need volunteers to bake home made desserts for our daily delivery. We need someone to help coordinate the donation of fruit cups for our Wednesday deliveries. We will have a benefit in the fall to help raise funds to cover the subsidy we provide our recipients who can’t cover the full cost of a meal. We will need volunteers to help plan and staff that.

Meeting Frequency
We deliver meals Monday through Friday, (even on holidays) and a route usually takes from 11:00 to 12:30 to complete.

Meeting Venue
Drivers pick up their meals for delivery at Binkley Baptist Church at 1712 Willow Road

Estimated Time Commitment for Volunteers
Time commitment varies from a two hour delivery route on an occasional basis to a weekly commitment.

Special Skills
A person needs to be able to drive and must be comfortable in approaching unfamiliar situations.

Additional Information
Please visit our website (http://www.chcmow.org) or our Facebook page.
 

Activities involved in volunteering for this ministry
   Work can be done alone
  Work can be done at home
  Work may involve some strenuous activity
   Activity is spiritual in nature
Activity is social in nature
  Activity involves children or the youth
  Activity involves teaching
Appropriate for singles
Appropriate for married couples
   Appropriate for family members
  Other
Last Published: July 16, 2012 12:18 PM