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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 [...]

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 [...]

Pi(e) Day Pies

Turn Pi Day Into Meals for Seniors! Order from Blue Sky Bakery & Not Just Cookies Pi(e) Day is just around the bend! We've got great news for pie AND math lovers. Shop for your Pi Day pies at Blue Sky Bakery or Not Just Cookies and your purchase will support Meals [...]

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 [...]

5 Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors

5 Fun Ways to Include Seniors in Valentine's Day Chocolate-covered strawberries are easy to make and a classic Valentine's Day dessert! Just pick out some fresh strawberries at the grocery store, melt some chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler, dip, chill, and serve! [...]

Hubbard Helps

Hubbard Helps Features Meals on Wheels Chicago Every Sunday morning, Hubbard Broadcasting presents public affairs programming to address the issues and concerns facing the people of Chicago and its surrounding communities. This locally-produced Hubbard Helps segment features conversations with Chicago-area officials, experts, and every day citizens who are working to [...]

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 [...]

Meet Mabel

Meet Mabel Since contracting COVID-19 earlier this year, Mabel has had to use a walker. She is disabled and the illness has made it even harder for her to get around. “In February, I was in the hospital for a whole week and I’m still not walking the way I used to.” [...]

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 [...]