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Older American’s Month

May is Older American's Month Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there is no “right” way. That’s why the theme for [...]

Let’s March For Meals!

MOWC Board President Shannon Murphy on WGN talking about the March for Meals 5K. Let's March for Meals! This week people all over the city are going to lace up their shoes for the annual #MarchForMeals 5K! This virtual event raises much-needed funds for the home meal delivery program in Chicago, which served over 15,000 seniors and individuals with disabilities [...]

Pi(e) Day Pies

Turn Pi Day Into Meals for Seniors! Order from Blue Sky Bakery & Not Just Cookies Pi(e) Day is just around the bend! We've got great news for pie AND math lovers. Shop for your Pi Day pies at Blue Sky Bakery or Not Just Cookies and your purchase will support Meals on Wheels Chicago! Both of these special businesses will make [...]

March for Meals

Meals on Wheels Chicago Joins in Special Month-Long MARCH FOR MEALS Celebration Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of The Older Americans Act Nutrition Program Support will help to fight senior hunger and isolation in Chicago now and for the next 50 years. [March 1, 2022] Meals on Wheels Chicago announced today that it will be participating in a special March for Meals celebration [...]

Rimini Street Foundation Gifts Wellness Packs to Local Senior Centers

Rimini Street Foundation Gifts Wellness Packs to Local Senior Centers The Rimini Street Foundation got together over the holidays to create wellness packs for seniors in our community. These bags are stuffed to the brim with winter essentials like hats, gloves, chapstick, and lotion. The bags contain lots of stimulating activities like coloring books and games, and every pack also includes a handwritten [...]

5 Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors

5 Fun Ways to Include Seniors in Valentine's Day Chocolate-covered strawberries are easy to make and a classic Valentine's Day dessert! Just pick out some fresh strawberries at the grocery store, melt some chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler, dip, chill, and serve! This easy activity is fun for all ages and totally [...]

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us!

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us March 20 - 26 REGISTER It's time to March for Meals! Sign up now to participate in the second annual March for Meals 5K, taking place March 20 - 26. This virtual event raises much-needed funds for the home meal delivery program, supporting seniors and individuals [...]