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Meet Our Co-Chairs!

Meet the Celebrity Chef Ball Co-Chairs! Celebrity Chef Ball is right around the corner! We have a wonderful event volunteer committee that has been working for almost a year to create an amazing event for Meals on Wheels Chicago supporters. Learn a bit more about the committee leaders below! Amy [...]

Hunger Action Month

SEPTEMBER IS HUNGER ACTION MONTH This month, communities across America are coming together to join the fight against hunger. With every action, donation, and good deed, we move closer to eliminating food insecurity for our neighbors in need. Join the fight against hunger! Here are some ways you can make [...]

Fall Activities

3 FALL ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH SENIORS  During the autumn season, local farms often have pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and fall festivals for the public to attend and enjoy. Do some research and locate the best farm with fall activities near you. Once you arrive, pick up [...]

Meals on Wheels Celebrates 35 Years Serving Chicago

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF SERVICE (AUG 1, 2022) – This August, Meals on Wheels Chicago is celebrating an important milestone. For 35 years, the home meal delivery program has helped food-insecure seniors and individuals with disabilities stay healthy, nourished, and independent in their own homes. What started [...]

Seniors and Fireworks

Seniors and Fireworks The Fourth of July is a great time to celebrate with friends and family, enjoy the warm weather, and watch spectacular fireworks. However, the Fourth of July isn’t always a cause for celebration for the senior citizens in our lives. The loud noises and bright lights caused by [...]

WEAAD

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15th June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On this day, communities all over the world sponsor events to highlight solutions to this systemic social challenge. Meals on Wheels Chicago is proud to participate in this national conversation. As Americans, we believe in justice [...]

Older American’s Month

May is Older American's Month Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and [...]

Let’s March For Meals!

MOWC Board President Shannon Murphy on WGN talking about the March for Meals 5K. Let's March for Meals! This week people all over the city are going to lace up their shoes for the annual #MarchForMeals 5K! This virtual event raises much-needed funds for the home meal delivery program in [...]

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 [...]

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us!

Run, Walk, or Roll With Us March 20 - 26 REGISTER It's time to March for Meals! Sign up now to participate in the second annual March for Meals 5K, taking place March 20 - 26. This virtual event raises much-needed funds [...]