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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s our birthday!

Meals on Wheels Chicago Turns 34! August 10, 2021: Today, Meals on Wheels Chicago turns 34! For our birthday gift, we are asking our community to help seniors experiencing food insecurity. Over 10,000 people rely on our program for their daily nutrition, and your generosity means we won't let them down. [...]

Joey Says Thank You

MOWC Client Joey Says Thank You Joey, 58, has relied on Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) for healthy meals for more than 15 months. As a person with disabilities, Joey is in a particularly vulnerable group that often faces hunger in the United States, making his regularly delivered meals essential to his [...]

New Team Members

Welcome New Team Members! April 29, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members! Meggie Keiser, Individual Giving Manager, and Emma Etchason, Database & Office Coordinator, both joined the team at the beginning of April. We are thrilled by the amazing talent and [...]

We did it!

April 1, 2021: We had so much fun last week with our virtual March for Meals 5K! Over 160 people registered to run with us, and this event raised enough to deliver 10,978 meals to our most vulnerable homebound neighbors in need. We are so grateful to everyone who ran, walked, posted on [...]