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 [...]

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 [...]

Advocate for Meals on Wheels

Advocate for Meals on Wheels March 4, 2020:  The home-meal delivery program in Chicago relies on federal funding authorized by the Older Americans Act (OAA). Last night, the Senate unanimously passed the Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020, a bill that would reauthorize the OAA for five more years. Over the past [...]