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George and Gus – A Son’s Love

“I am so grateful to the people who support Meals on Wheels Chicago.  I can’t tell you what your generosity means to me.  Not only are we sure he is eating well, he knows that you think he has a lot more living to do.”    Shortly before Christmas 2016, George fell and broke his [...]

A Helping Hand in Bad Times and Good

From our sister agency, Meals on Wheels Central Texas An alarming number of Texans remain homeless after Hurricane Harvey carved a path of destruction along the Texas coast; the City of Austin expects 7,000 Harvey evacuees to fill its emergency shelters.  Meals on Wheels Central Texas is working with partner organizations to provide life-sustaining services [...]

Conagra Brands Foundation Supports Meals on Wheels Chicago

Meals on Wheels Chicago thanks the Conagra Brands Foundation for its generous grant to support its Home-Delivered Meals for Individuals with Disabilities, which will provide over 7,500 meals. According to a recent study by the Greater Chicago Food Depository, an estimated 31% of metropolitan Chicago households that include a working-age adult with a disability are food [...]

Honor your mother by helping another

As we approach Mothers Days, I want to share a figure with you: More than 66% of meal recipients served by Meals on Wheels Chicago are women.  Many of these women will spend Mother’s Day alone. These mothers will not receive a card, flowers, or candy.  They will not get a call or a visit.  [...]

The Power of an Idea

In 1987, a group of concerned citizens, Chicago city officials and representatives of area foundations, determined that senior citizens and people with disabilities were experiencing food insecurity and thus were liable to lose their independence, leaving behind their homes, friends and communities. Thirty years later, our partnership with the city of Chicago and Open Kitchens remains [...]

A Valentine’s from a Grateful Client

In every Behind the Wheel, I express my gratitude to you, our supporters. It may sound trite, but truly without your generosity, none of this happens.  Holidays would be spent alone and hungry. People with disabilities would face barriers that prevent them from living independently and with dignity. Here is a Valentine’s Day card we [...]