Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels preps 2500 Thanksgiving meals

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Meals on Wheels central kitchen in Multnomah Village is preparing 2500 Thanksgiving meals that include mashed potatoes, …

Portland, OR

Uber is donating $1 million in cash and free rides to Meals on Wheels

• <b>Uber announced Monday it is partnering with Meals on Wheels America.</b>• <b><br>The app-based taxi company said it will donate $1 million over the next two years to the organization, including the cost of promotional codes that will allow Meals on Wheels volunteers to get free rides when they are out on</b> …

Uber

Program to deliver Thanksgiving meals to home-bound seniors

More than 6,000 home-bound senior citizens will receive Thanksgiving meals through a collaboration between the Ford Motor Co. Fund and the Detroit …

Business

Meals on Wheels needs volunteer drivers, servers

Every weekday, Meals on Wheels delivers around 350 meals to seniors and disabled homeowners in Cascade County.<p>The hot meals allow seniors to continue …

Montana

10 ways to give back this Thanksgiving

• <b>This Thanksgiving, you can support the troops by sending a care package or volunteering with veterans.</b>• <b><br>Help those who don't have enough food for a meal by delivering Meals on Wheels or serving food at a soup kitchen.</b>• <b><br>Running for a cause in a turkey trot is also a good way to give back.</b><p>Thanksgiving is …

TMSG: World War II Vet Still Delivers Meals On Wheels At 97

Being 97-years-old hasn’t slowed <b>Charlie Cunningham</b> down. The Tennessee veteran spent years as a pilot of fighter planes during World War II and now …

Military History

17 Great Charities That Help Fight World Hunger

With the global hunger crisis rising, there are a lot of people who could really use your help.

Poverty

Launch of ‘Dinners to your Door’ guide in Manchester and London

Are you a retired older vegan or vegetarian living in Manchester or London? Or perhaps you are involved in providing or commissioning services for …

Vegan

My Trailblazer Story: Making Education Accessible

<i>The oldest of 12 children, Selina Suarez grew up in a low-income, urban environment in NYC. She never dreamed she’d have a career in tech, but after</i> …

Boot Camp

Fayetteville senior center's kitchen getting an upgrade

FAYETTEVILLE -- About the start of the year, 88-year-old Junior Leon Porter fell three times while trying to make a pot of stew. His neck, in a …

Meals on wheels 'should dish out keep fit tips' to stave off infirmity

Meals on wheels volunteers should instruct elderly people in how to keep fit, to stave off a growing 21st century crisis in inactivity, health experts say.<p>GPs, pharmacists and those handing out meals to pensioners should urge them to make lifestyle changes to reduce their chance of illness and …

Longevity

Let's Hear It for the Red Cross

The American Red Cross was founded in 1881 by Civil War nurse Clara Barton. It was the first U.S. relief organization and established its …

Conservative View

The man hadn’t eaten in a day — so this cop got to work, police say

Sgt. Thomas Burgess was doing a routine check-in on Tuesday at the home of an older man in Cumberland, Maine, when he realized the man hadn’t eaten …

Law Enforcement

Meals on Wheels of Durham delivers meals to the homebound

After only a half-hour, the logistics of running a Meals on Wheels route starts to feel instinctive.<p>Punch in the next address into GPS. Drive to the …

Organizers warn against fake YYC Pizza Week businesses

Officials say non-registered restaurants are taking advantage of their marketing<p>The organizers of the annual YYC Pizza Week are taking issue with …

Calgary Sun

Pizza

Over 40 restaurants serving up special recipes for 4th annual Pizza Week

More than 40 Calgary restaurants are offering unique recipes as part of a fundraiser for Calgary Meals on Wheels during the city’s fourth annual …

Canadian News

Meals on Wheels delivers a lot more than food for seniors

CLOSE<p>President Donald Trump's 2018 budget plan would end a program that provides funding for Meals on Wheels.<p>Thank you for publishing the Associated …

Des Moines

Sydney residents not being proactive or taking heatwaves seriously, researcher warns

Heatwaves have killed more Australians than any other hazards combined, yet residents in New South Wales are not being proactive enough when warnings …

Australian News

Meals on Wheels tests high-tech health checks for seniors

Just after he finished delivering a meal to 70-year-old Anne Stillman of Vista, a question popped up on Christopher Topper’s smartphone screen.<p>Before …

Health Care

Meals on Wheels service from City of Sydney celebrates 60 years of delivering food to elderly

At 86 years old, John Karlick says he has "nothing better to do" with his time but to get involved in community groups and charities.<p>He might be …

Waiheke Islander found collapsed in kitchen after untouched food alarm

Untouched home delivered meals led to the discovery of an elderly man who had been lying on a kitchen floor in his Auckland home for up to three days.<p>…

New Zealand News

Life Expectancy Has Stalled Thanks To Dementia - Which Is Bad Because..?

My 95-year-old nan is being expelled from her care home. She's only been there a few weeks. After a prolonged spell in hospital following another …

Life Expectancy

Subaru Donates 50 Vehicles To Meals On Wheels

As part of its 50th-anniversary events, Subaru of America, Inc. is donating 50 vehicles to Meals on Wheels America.<p>The 2018 Subaru Outback vehicles …

Subaru

Senior services expand in Adams County with relocation of The Senior Hub to Thornton

Bob Grogan, 85, was sitting in a chair on the front porch of his home in south Adams County watching the cars drive by when Mary McGinnis pulled up …

Denver

Neither bills nor advancing age can dim the glow of a drummer's dream

Steve Hideg moves through his small East Hollywood apartment with tiny shuffle steps, as if to avoid a fall. His slacks are creased, his shirt pressed. It doesn’t cost money, he says, to hold your head high.<p>Hideg, almost 86, is blind in one eye and deaf in one ear. He’s carried that burden since a …

Los Angeles

Strange weather soaks Southwest and heats Northwest

<b>PORTLAND --</b> It's hot and dry in the Northwest -- and a fire in Central Washington has burned nearly 7,000 acres -- but it's just the opposite in …

Weather

Man suffering multiple stab wounds drives himself to hospital

Updated:Saturday, September 2 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:22:10 GMT<p>Additional portable hand-washing stations were being installed around San Diego …

California

Let's Do Lunch with Meals on Wheels #SaveLunch

If you’re not aware, average life expectancy is 78.7 years.<p>While modern medicine has made great strides, getting older can often still involve some …

The CBO Contradicts Trump’s Claim That He’ll Balance The Budget Within A Decade

President Trump’s budget calls for massive cuts to programs like Medicaid and other anti-poverty initiatives, Meals on Wheels and the State Department, but at least the budget will finally get balanced, right? According to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office, the budget will reduce …

C-Bo