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Paella Competition to Benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago

Paella Competition to Benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago August 27, 2023, four of Chicago’s top chefs will go head-to-head in a paella competition to benefit Meals on Wheels Chicago. The event will be held at The Ivy Room, located at 12 East Ohio St., from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Tickets are [...]

2023 Celebrity Chef Ball – Save The Date!

Save The Date! May 30, 2023: We want you to SAVE THE DATE for this year's Celebrity Chef Ball! On Friday, October 20th at The Geraghty, dozens of the city’s top chefs and mixologists will come together to create a special evening of fine dining exclusively for supporters of Meals on Wheels Chicago. This event [...]

Chicago On Tap Was A Success!

Chicago on Tap Was A Success! May 2, 2023: Last Thursday, over 400 beer and food lovers joined us at Theater on the Lake for the return of Chicago on Tap! The annual event raises crucial support for our programs and this year, 10% of all proceeds are going towards [...]

Chicago On Tap Returns!

Join us for a night of beer and bites from over 20 of Chicago's top breweries and restaurants and help raise crucial funds to feed our neighbors in need! Presented by the Meals on Wheels Chicago Associate Board, this annual event features a live band, raffle, games, activities, and an audience [...]

Hunger Takes No Holiday

The holidays can be full of loneliness and uncertainty for many seniors in our community. A majority of our clients live alone and do not have family or loved ones close by to celebrate with. Of our meal recipients, 84% say that their delivery driver is the only social interaction they have for [...]

Celebrity Chef Ball Delivers

Celebrity Chef Ball Delivers 135,000 Meals for Seniors On Oct 14th over 50 top chefs and 400 guests raised critical funds for Meals on Wheels Chicago Over 50 top Chicago chefs, including many Michelin, James Beard, and Bib Gourmand awardees, worked together to create a truly unique experience for supporters [...]

Meet Our Co-Chairs!

Meet the Celebrity Chef Ball Co-Chairs! Celebrity Chef Ball is right around the corner! We have a wonderful event volunteer committee that has been working for almost a year to create an amazing event for Meals on Wheels Chicago supporters. Learn a bit more about the committee leaders below! Amy [...]

Hunger Action Month

SEPTEMBER IS HUNGER ACTION MONTH This month, communities across America are coming together to join the fight against hunger. With every action, donation, and good deed, we move closer to eliminating food insecurity for our neighbors in need. Join the fight against hunger! Here are some ways you can make [...]

Meals on Wheels Celebrates 35 Years Serving Chicago

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF SERVICE (AUG 1, 2022) – This August, Meals on Wheels Chicago is celebrating an important milestone. For 35 years, the home meal delivery program has helped food-insecure seniors and individuals with disabilities stay healthy, nourished, and independent in their own homes. What started [...]

Seniors and Fireworks

Seniors and Fireworks The Fourth of July is a great time to celebrate with friends and family, enjoy the warm weather, and watch spectacular fireworks. However, the Fourth of July isn’t always a cause for celebration for the senior citizens in our lives. The loud noises and bright lights caused by [...]