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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! [...]

Hunger Takes No Holiday

The holidays can be full of loneliness and uncertainty for many seniors in our community. A majority of our clients live alone and do not have family or loved ones close by to celebrate with. Of our meal recipients, 84% say that their delivery driver is the only social interaction they have for [...]

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 [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

5 Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day Take advantage of the spring weather! Take your loved ones on a walk around the neighborhood, or enjoy a cup of tea together on your patio. Let the sun shine down on quality time together! The great outdoors improves your [...]

March for Meals

Meals on Wheels Chicago Joins in Special Month-Long MARCH FOR MEALS Celebration Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of The Older Americans Act Nutrition Program Support will help to fight senior hunger and isolation in Chicago now and for the next 50 years. [March 1, 2022] Meals on Wheels Chicago announced today that it [...]

Rimini Street Foundation Gifts Wellness Packs to Local Senior Centers

Rimini Street Foundation Gifts Wellness Packs to Local Senior Centers The Rimini Street Foundation got together over the holidays to create wellness packs for seniors in our community. These bags are stuffed to the brim with winter essentials like hats, gloves, chapstick, and lotion. The bags contain lots of stimulating activities like coloring [...]

Home For The Holidays

Home For The Holidays “Home for the holidays” has a different meaning for our clients. With the world opening more, we will once again gather with friends and families and embrace the warmth and comfort we bring one another. Our hearts are full as we celebrate traditions, feast together, and savor the [...]

Meet Nathanial

Meet Nathaniel Nathaniel has lived in Chicago his whole life. But after losing his wife, he was worried about remaining in his favorite city. Nathaniel is unable to walk and after his wife passed away, he no longer could provide for himself. Grocery shopping is nearly impossible, and cooking is extremely difficult. So, [...]

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 [...]