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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 [...]

March for Meals 5K

Run (or walk!) with us March 21 – 27 to raise funds for the home meal delivery program! February 1, 2021: We are excited to announce our first ever virtual March for Meals 5K taking place March 21st - 27th! Registration is now open, and proceeds will benefit the home meal delivery [...]

Hunger Takes No Holiday

Friday, October 30: Meals on Wheels Chicago is hosting ten days of events and activities to raise much needed funds for the upcoming holiday meal deliveries. This week of fundraising will launch our end of year campaign, Hunger Takes No Holiday. All proceeds will help fund the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day meals. [...]

The Weather Would Have Been Perfect

The Weather Would Have Been Perfect October 9, 2020: Every year for over three decades Meals on Wheels Chicago worked with our generous partners in the hospitality industry to throw a one-of-a-kind culinary event that raised much needed funds for our home meal delivery program. Celebrity Chef Ball is one of Chicago’s [...]

New Board Members

Board of Directors Elects Four New Members September 28, 2020: Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) is pleased to announce the election of four new members to the MOWC Board of Directors. Cory Morris (Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises), ­­Shannon Murphy (Bluedog Design), Ben Topp (Midwest Care Management Services Inc.), and Elizabeth Turnbaugh (Sazerac | My [...]

Disability and Hunger

Disability and Hunger Meals on Wheels Chicago considers many factors when planning for the future of our programs. In an effort to educate the public about our work and the increasing demand for home meal delivery services, we are releasing a series of essays focused on systemic problems that affect seniors and individuals with [...]

The Chopping Block

The Chopping Block Virtual Cooking Demo August 24, 2020: This week The Chopping Block is helping us raise funds and awareness as part of our month-long birthday celebration Nourish Our City! On Thursday, August 27th at 6pm The Chopping Block owner/chef Shelley Young will teach you how to make a Chinese feast via [...]

The Systemic Link Between Race and Hunger

The Systemic Link Between Race and Hunger Meals on Wheels Chicago considers many factors when planning for the future of our programs. In an effort to educate the public about our work and the increasing demand for home meal delivery services, we are releasing a series of essays focused on systemic problems that affect [...]