Raise A Glass To Front-Line Workers!

RAISE A GLASS TO FRONT-LINE WORKERS April 29, 2020:  Just because we had to cancel Chicago on Tap doesn't mean we can't celebrate together! Our spring fundraiser was supposed to be held April 30th, and it typically raises much needed funds for our program. Instead, we hope you join us (from [...]


IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK March 13, 2020:  Meals on Wheels Chicago is doing everything we can to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These measures include cancelling our upcoming fundraising event Chicago on Tap. We have also suspended all volunteer activities and programs for seniors until further notice. This specifically impacts [...]

Mark your calendars! 2020 MOWC Fundraising Events Announced

2020 MOWC Fundraising Events Announced Meals on Wheels Chicago hosts events throughout the year to raise both funds and awareness for our programs. We hope you’ll take advantage of these opportunities to support our mission and have fun at the same time! Make sure you tell your family and friends about these events, and [...]

Meals on Wheels Chicago Had a Very Busy Summer!

Meals on Wheels Chicago had a busy summer! Partnered with Chicago Magazine We worked with Chicago Magazine at their Best Restaurants event as the charity partner for this year. Chicago Magazine did a great job of welcoming us, and we were able to connect with hundreds of attendees who we now consider [...]

A Paradigm Shift for Good

A Paradigm Shift for Good A donor called in to pledge 10% of her income and shared her story of why. She told us about her constant struggle with weight. She often found herself in the stores – buying sugar laden, salty food. During one trip, she had an epiphany and thought [...]

Hope and Ethel – Two Peas in a Pod

Hope and Ethel – Two Peas in a Pod Upon entering Hope and Ethel’s space, you can certainly tell they have a com­munity of friends and family around them; A few family members were hanging around in the kitchen, the in-home caretaker named Shirly was helping with Ethel, and a meal delivery [...]

A Word from Ina – Chicago’s Breakfast Queen

A Word from Ina Pinkney – Chicago’s Breakfast Queen Meals on Wheels Chicago is thrilled to announce our guest of honor at this year’s Celebrity Chef Ball, Ms. Ina Pinkney, Chicago’s very own Breakfast Queen and long time advocate for the homebound community. Ina is an extraordinary person with a contagious and [...]

Meet Chef Brian Enyart

Meet Chef Brian Enyart Brian Enyart is chef and co-owner of Dos Urban Cantina in Logan Square, and one of the founding members of Meals on Wheels Chicago's Chef Council.  DOS is the partnership of husband and wife chef team Brian Enyart and Jennifer Jones Enyart. The couple met while working under master chefs Rick [...]

2018 Celebrity Chefs Ball VIP Mixologists

2018 Celebrity Chefs Ball VIP Mixologists Melissa Guadalupe, Arbella Chicago Josh Relkin, The Kimpton Gray Hotel Ariel Neal, Causing A Stir Alexis Brown, Causing A Stir Keena McCoy, Grand Central Bar Tommy Lansaw, Wood Chicago Lov Carpenter, Blue Plate Catering Fati Bee, Good Measure Amit Gilad, Baptiste & Bottle Scott Stroemer, Pacific Standard Time Lisa [...]

2018 Celebrity Chefs & Restaurants

2018 Celebrity Chefs & Restaurants Ryan McCaskey, Acadia Chris Gawronski, Acanto & The Gage Ryan Blair, Ada Street Justin Carlisle, Ardent (Milwaukee) Saul Roman, Artango Bar & Steakhouse Perry Hendrix, avec Ian Davis, Band of Bohemia Bryan Marinucci, Bar Ida Katsuji Tanabe, Barrio Tim Coonan, Big Shoulders Coffee Julie Warpinski, Big Star Jonathon Zaragoza, Birrieria Zaragoza [...]