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MoWC Driver Artha Jackson Retires After 40 Years

Meals on Wheels Chicago Driver Retires After 40 Years Serving Chicago's Seniors After 40 years of bringing meals to seniors, Meals on Wheels Chicago driver Artha Jackson is retiring, delivering his last meal on Christmas Eve. Artha began his career with the home meal delivery program in September 1981 working double [...]

Subaru Share The Love Event

The 2021 Subaru Share The Love Event Exciting news! For the 14th year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past thirteen years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver more than 2.5 million meals nationwide [...]

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 [...]

Buona Beef

Buona Beef Gives Back UPDATE: We are thrilled that you all went out and ate Italian Beefs to support Meals on Wheels Chicago! Buona Beef is donating 13,000 meals to our program. We can't wait to deliver these special meals to our clients. Thank you for supporting Meals on Wheels Chicago and [...]

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, [...]

Retiring With Dignity

Retiring With Dignity 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 [...]

We’re Hiring

Meals on Wheels Chicago is hiring! Seeking candidates for two positions. Individual Giving Manager The Individual Giving Manager is an integral part of our Fundraising team. This is an exciting opportunity for an early- to mid-career fundraiser to develop our major giving program and grow the individual giving program. This person will [...]

Special Valentine’s Day Meal

Helping Chicago Seniors Celebrate Valentine's Day February 14, 2021: Happy Valentine's Day! For the holiday all about showing love, Meals on Wheels Chicago gave seniors a special meal to celebrate. Seniors who typically are part of the City's Congregate Dining Program were encouraged to visit their local senior center to pick up their [...]

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 [...]