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) have joined [...]

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 effect seniors and individuals with [...]

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 [...]

A Paradigm Shift for Good

A Paradigm Shift for Good A donor called in to pledge 10% of her income and shared her story of why. She told us about her constant struggle with weight. She often found herself in the stores – buying sugar laden, salty food. During one trip, she had an epiphany and thought [...]