ADVOCATE: Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program

ADVOCATE: Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program Earlier this week, the House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Ed) Appropriations Subcommittee passed an increase in funding for theOlder Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program of $93 million over current levels, bringing total Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 funding to $1 billion! [...]

Meet Angelina

Meet Angelina Angelina has spent her life helping others, including preparing meals herself for Meals on Wheels years ago.  In addition to volunteering to feed homebound seniors, she was an active volunteer at her local parish, and for 35 years cared for many of the neighborhood children.  When it comes to giving of oneself, [...]

Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

  https://youtu.be/ANL6rAS5t9Q Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in [...]

Meet Chef Brian Enyart

Meet Chef Brian Enyart Brian Enyart is chef and co-owner of Dos Urban Cantina in Logan Square, and one of the founding members of Meals on Wheels Chicago's Chef Council.  DOS is the partnership of husband and wife chef team Brian Enyart and Jennifer Jones Enyart. The couple met while working under master chefs Rick [...]

2018 Celebrity Chefs Ball VIP Mixologists

2018 Celebrity Chefs Ball VIP Mixologists Melissa Guadalupe, Arbella Chicago Josh Relkin, The Kimpton Gray Hotel Ariel Neal, Causing A Stir Alexis Brown, Causing A Stir Keena McCoy, Grand Central Bar Tommy Lansaw, Wood Chicago Lov Carpenter, Blue Plate Catering Fati Bee, Good Measure Amit Gilad, Baptiste & Bottle Scott Stroemer, Pacific Standard Time Lisa [...]

Win Chef Comacchio

Win Chef Comacchio Italian-born Federico Comacchio became the executive chef at Coco Pazzo in 2012, which was the same year he participated in his first Celebrity Chef Ball. “Coco Pazzo has a long relationship with Meals on Wheels Chicago, so it made sense for me to volunteer at the Celebrity Chef Ball. Once I did, [...]

A Visit with Sunny

A Visit with Sunny Sunny is as cheerful as her name.  She was born after weeks of rain, just as the sun was begining to shine,  so it seemed only natural for her mom to name her Sunny.  "Of course, when you're 1 of 14 children, you have to get creative about names,” says Sunny. [...]

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO’S CHEF COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CHEF AWARD

MEALS ON WHEELS CHICAGO’S CHEF COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CHEF AWARD 1st Annual Chef Council Legacy Award to be presented to Chef David Koelling at 30th Anniversary Celebrity Chef Ball (CHICAGO; October 15, 2018)— Meals on Wheels Chicago (MOWC) Chef Council will present the 1st Annual Chef Legacy Award to local Chef David Koelling for his dedicated and [...]

Meet Harriet – 30 Faces of Meals on Wheels Chicago

Harriet & her son Doug Meet Harriet - 30 Faces of Meals on Wheels Chicago Harriet's family is a steel family. Many of her kin worked for the steel mills in southeastern Chicago, and they commit to their faith, their family, and the value of hard work with steely resolve. Harriet is 97 [...]