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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Save The Date! CCB 2022

Celebrity Chef Ball Returns in 2022 Mark your calendars for the return of Meals on Wheels Chicago's Celebrity Chef Ball! On Friday, October 14, 2022 some of the city's top chefs and mixologists will gather together at The Geraghty to create a unique interactive dining experience just for supporters of Meals on Wheels [...]

Become A Monthly Meal Maker

Make A Difference With Monthly Meal Makers Monthly Meal Makers are people like you, dedicated supporters who are ready and willing to change our community - one plate at a time. As a Monthly Meal Maker, you are joining a group of thoughtful and caring neighbors who are truly making an impact [...]

Harriet couldn’t cook anymore

Harriet couldn't cook anymore. They are a steel family. Not only did many family members work for the steel mills in southeastern Chicago, but their commitment to their faith, their family and the value of hard work are made of steel. Harriet is 97 years old, but still insists on dressing up [...]

Welcome New Board Member

Board of Directors Welcomes Vinessa DePinto September 21, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to welcome Vinessa DePinto to the Board of Directors. Vinessa, Director of Brand Design Strategy at Tyson Foods, has joined the leadership team committed to serving seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout Chicago that are [...]

Board of Directors Appoints New President

Board of Directors Appoints New President August 5, 2021: Meals on Wheels Chicago is pleased to announce Shannon Murphy, Partner and Vice President Client Growth Lead at Bluedog Design, has been appointed to serve as President of the Board of Directors. Shannon joined the Board of Directors in 2020, and [...]