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2021 Is Coming To A Close

2021 Is Coming to a Close Thank you for stepping up in 2021 and helping those in need. Your generosity provides essential services and fulfills our clients’ basic needs to not only survive but to live a happy, healthy life. Because of you, more than 100,000 meals are delivered every week to [...]

MoWC Driver Artha Jackson Retires After 40 Years

Meals on Wheels Chicago Driver Retires After 40 Years Serving Chicago's Seniors After 40 years of bringing meals to seniors, Meals on Wheels Chicago driver Artha Jackson is retiring, delivering his last meal on Christmas Eve. Artha began his career with the home meal delivery program in September 1981 working double [...]

Meet Mabel

Meet Mabel Since contracting COVID-19 earlier this year, Mabel has had to use a walker. She is disabled and the illness has made it even harder for her to get around. “In February, I was in the hospital for a whole week and I’m still not walking the way I used to.” [...]

Home For The Holidays

Home For The Holidays “Home for the holidays” has a different meaning for our clients. With the world opening more, we will once again gather with friends and families and embrace the warmth and comfort we bring one another. Our hearts are full as we celebrate traditions, feast together, and savor the [...]

Meet Nathanial

Meet Nathaniel Nathaniel has lived in Chicago his whole life. But after losing his wife, he was worried about remaining in his favorite city. Nathaniel is unable to walk and after his wife passed away, he no longer could provide for himself. Grocery shopping is nearly impossible, and cooking is extremely difficult. So, [...]

Fossett Thanksgiving Day Meal

Fossett Foundation Helps Make Thanksgiving Possible Just in time for the holidays, The Peggy and Steve Fossett Foundation has made a gift to Meals on Wheels Chicago to help fund Thanksgiving and Christmas Day meals, doubling their support for the home meal delivery program during a time of great need. Meals on [...]

Hunger Takes No Holiday

Hunger Takes No Holiday Make a difference this holiday season! For most of us, the holidays are a time to celebrate, gathering with family and friends to eat, drink, and be merry. Our schedules are packed with joyous occasions and our bellies are stuffed with our favorite festive dishes. We are filled [...]

Buona Beef

Buona Beef Gives Back UPDATE: We are thrilled that you all went out and ate Italian Beefs to support Meals on Wheels Chicago! Buona Beef is donating 13,000 meals to our program. We can't wait to deliver these special meals to our clients. Thank you for supporting Meals on Wheels Chicago and [...]

Save The Date! CCB 2022

Celebrity Chef Ball Returns in 2022 Mark your calendars for the return of Meals on Wheels Chicago's Celebrity Chef Ball! On Friday, October 14, 2022 some of the city's top chefs and mixologists will gather together at The Geraghty to create a unique interactive dining experience just for supporters of Meals on Wheels [...]

Hunger Takes No Holiday

Friday, October 30: Meals on Wheels Chicago is hosting ten days of events and activities to raise much needed funds for the upcoming holiday meal deliveries. This week of fundraising will launch our end of year campaign, Hunger Takes No Holiday. All proceeds will help fund the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day meals. [...]