Reception and Recognition for Drivers

On April 21, 2022, Meals on Wheels hosted an event to recognize and honor our volunteer route drivers at Trinity Episcopal Church. Certificates were given to our “rookie” drivers, those in their initial year of serving our meal recipients. Then, service...

Hall of Fame?

Independence Meals on Wheels should have a Hall of Fame. Perhaps for outstanding Board members, but certainly for our volunteer route drivers. A former driver, Betty Shrout, recently died. Her obituary mentions she “delivered Meals on Wheels for many...

2022 Holiday Schedule

This is the holiday schedule Northwest Community Development Center, our meal provider, will be observing in 2022. Independence Meals on Wheels will deliver holiday meals the day before the holiday (or before the first day when two days in a row are scheduled as...

Christmas in the Park 2021

Independence Meals on Wheels was fortunate to be able to work a night at Longview Lake’s fun and entertaining Christmas in the Park—an annual event that allows selected nonprofit organizations the opportunity to work an evening as a fundraiser by accepting...

Christmas Blessing from Farrand Farms

For Christmas 2021, Farrand Farms Garden Center donated 150+ beautiful Poinsettias to MOW for our meal recipients. The Poinsettias were delivered by our volunteer route drivers on Wednesday, December 22. Our meal recipients were delighted with the Poinsettias and...