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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 [...]

Become A Monthly Meal Maker

Make A Difference With Monthly Meal Makers Monthly Meal Makers are people like you, dedicated supporters who are ready and willing to change our community - one plate at a time. As a Monthly Meal Maker, you are joining a group of thoughtful and caring neighbors who are truly making an impact [...]

Harriet couldn’t cook anymore

Harriet couldn't cook anymore. They are a steel family. Not only did many family members work for the steel mills in southeastern Chicago, but their commitment to their faith, their family and the value of hard work are made of steel. Harriet is 97 years old, but still insists on dressing up for [...]

Welcome New Board Member

Board of Directors Welcomes Vinessa DePinto September 21, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to welcome Vinessa DePinto to the Board of Directors. Vinessa, Director of Brand Design Strategy at Tyson Foods, has joined the leadership team committed to serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout Chicago that are [...]

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. [...]

Board of Directors Appoints New President

Board of Directors Appoints New President August 5, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce Shannon Murphy, Partner and Vice President Client Growth Lead at Bluedog Design, has been appointed to serve as President of the Board of Directors. Shannon joined the Board of Directors in 2020, and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

One Year Ago Today Our World Changed

One Year Ago Today Our World Changed A MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR March 11, 2021: Today, I want to take a few moments to reflect on the past year. We’ve lost loved ones, celebrated major life events - virtually or not at all, postponed decisions, lost jobs, struggled with stress and anxiety, [...]

Welcome New Board Members

Meals on Wheels Chicago Elects Two New Board Members February 9, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the MOWC Board of Directors. Bobby Daw (The Bulow Group) and Jane Park (ComEd) have joined the leadership team committed to the financial stewardship [...]