It’s Not Delivery, It’s Columbus City Council
Columbus City Councilmembers Prepare and
Deliver Meals on Wheels
part of Columbus City Council’s continuing efforts to provide a safe, high
quality of life for every resident, President Pro Tem Priscilla Tyson and Councilmembers Elizabeth Brown, Shannon Hardin and Michael Stinziano will help prepare and
deliver meals for the Meals-on-Wheels program.
Alliance and Meals on Wheels provide a critical service to Columbus' older
adults,” said Stinziano. “I am very supportive of the efforts to bring
awareness to a program that not only provides nutritious meals but also
continues to advocate for the health and safety of our older adult population
in neighborhoods across Columbus.”
provides nourishing food and a daily visit to homebound older adults and
individuals living with a medical challenge and/or disability 365 days a year.
Meal options include hot, cold, frozen, specialty diet, kosher, vegetarian,
pureed and mechanical soft.
are working with LifeCare Alliance to help spread awareness of the March for
Meals campaign by participating during in the “Community Champions’ Week,”
For Meals is a national campaign during the month of March initiated by Meals
On Wheels America (MOWA), to raise awareness about senior hunger and encourage
action on the part of the local elected officials in our community,” said Chuck
Gehring, President and CEO of LifeCare Alliance.
Meals-on-Wheels program delivers approximately 5,000 meals a day. Last year,
volunteers and staff delivered 850,073 meals to 5,000 clients in Franklin,
Madison, Marion, Champaign and Logan Counties. In 2016 alone, more than 5,000
Meals-on-Wheels volunteers logged 357,626 miles and 101,289 hours of service.
home-delivered meals and human contact we provide 365 days per year to the
older adults, medically challenged, and disable residents in our community are
needed now more than ever. We asked the local elected officials to support
March for Meals campaign, and they never let our clients down. We appreciate
the support,” Gehring continued.
information is available at http://www.lifecarealliance.org/meals-on-wheel.html.