The numbers speak.

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In 2022, Meals on Wheels provided more than 170,000 meals to our five county service area. While our client information remains confidential, we feel that nothing speaks louder than the statistics that drive our passion and mission.

In the USA

1 in 5 Americans

are 60 and older

7.4
Million

Seniors have incomes
below the poverty line

83%

Of low income, food insecure seniors were not receiving the meals they needed prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

In our Service Area

Present day

70%

Of the clients we serve are living alone or with another food insecure, senior or disabled family member

2021

91%

Of our clients indicated that without the meals we provide they would go hungry.

2021

37%

Indicated that the meal they receive from us is the only meal they eat each day.

Present day

42%

Indicated that our meal delivery driver is typically the only social contact they get each day.

The Human Resource Council, and our programs associated through the Meals on Wheels Programs, provides resources to our elderly population.

We believe in the power of human interaction and its impact on loneliness, depression and isolation. Our Senior Centers provide a place for human interaction, community through meals and games, and provides a safe place for our clients.

Learn more about our programs and support services

Volunteer hugging elderly woman.