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What Makes Holidays Special

As 2022 comes to an end, I am thinking about everything that makes the holiday season so special. For many of us, it’s a chance to slow down, spend quality time with each other, and create new memories around the dinner table. Good food is such an important part of shared [...]

Keep Seniors Well & Warm This Winter

Winter is a hard time for all of us, especially for seniors. The brutal weather keeps them stuck in their homes, isolated and lonely. We have some suggestions of things you can do to keep the seniors in your life happy, healthy, and warm this holiday season! [...]

Thanksgiving Fun!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends. Make sure to include seniors in all the fun activities! Here are just a few ideas on how to pass the time and make beautiful memories together. Ask the seniors in your family about their [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]