fbpx

New Executive Director at Meals on Wheels Chicago

Board of Directors Appoints New Executive Director July 7, 2020: We are thrilled to announce the Board of Directors has appointed Elise Geiger as the new Executive Director of Meals on Wheels Chicago. Having served as Interim Executive Director for the past year, Elise has guided the organization through structural [...]

Older Americans Month 2020

OLDER AMERICANS MONTH 2020: MAKE YOUR MARK May 2020:  Around the nation, older adults make their marks every day as volunteers, employees, employers, parents, grandparents, mentors, and advocates. They offer their time, talents, and experience to the benefit of our communities. For 57 years, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been a special [...]

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

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 [...]

Advocate for Meals on Wheels

Advocate for Meals on Wheels March 4, 2020:  The home-meal delivery program in Chicago relies on federal funding authorized by the Older Americans Act (OAA). Last night, the Senate unanimously passed the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, a bill that would reauthorize the OAA for five more years. Over the past [...]

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 [...]

Subaru Share The Love Event

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year Exciting news! For the 12th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past eleven years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.2 million meals nationwide to [...]

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 [...]

Meals on Wheels Chicago to Host 3rd Chicago on Tap 4/26

The Associate Board of Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) is pleased to announce their 3rd annual fundraiser - Chicago on Tap on Thursday.  The event will be April 26, 2018 from 6-10pm at the historic landmark Thalia Hall. Chicago on Tap is a beer enthusiasts event meant to encourage guests to explore local craft brews while supporting [...]