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Phone: 817-336-0912
320 South Fwy
Fort Worth
Texas 76104
USA
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Target demographics: Homebound elderly and disabled people in Tarrant County who are unable to prepare meals for themselves and who have no one to do so for them.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 4,000

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: You would need only an hour to deliver hot lunches and friendly human contact to homebound elderly and disabled people along a route near your home or office. In three hours, you could mow a client's lawn or do some minor landscaping, install a shower grab bar or window-unit A/C for a client, or be creative and make birthday cards for our clients.

Geographic areas served: Tarrant County, Texas

Programs: Home-delivered meals
Client services
Neighbor Helping Neighbor
HAIL (Healthy Aging and Indepdent Living)

Client services: companion pet food, friendly visits from volunteers, supplemental pantry food, mobility assistance (wheelchairs, grab bars, ramps, walkers, etc.), utility bill payment assistance, smoke detectors, heaters/blankets, fans/air conditioners, etc.

Mission:
To promote the dignity and independence of older adults, persons with disabilities, and other homebound persons by delivering nutritious meals and providing or coordinating needed services.
Results:
We have cooked and delivered more than 15 million meals since 1973.

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10/16/12
Altough I no longer volunteer, I feel Meals on Wheels is a great organziation. Not only do they provide nutritious meals, but they also provide companionship. I loved the people I delivered food to like my own family. One gentleman I got to know very well and when I had to return to work, I ... more »
06/29/12
I have recently started volunteering as a substitute in the Keller & Watauga area. I deliver meals on my lunch hour. This has been a very rewarding experience. Because my route is new each time it takes me a while longer to deliver than their regular delivery person. No matter what time I deliver ... more »
04/10/12
I have been reciving meals for sometime now and without MOW I would go hungry. The volenteers that delivier are some of the nicest people I have ever had the joy to be in contact with. There is one special lady that I am so proud to know. You can tell by her smile and caring voice that she is ... more »
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You would need only an hour to deliver hot lunches and friendly human contact to homebound elderly and disabled people along a route near your home or office. In three hours, you could mow a client's lawn or do some minor landscaping, install a shower grab bar or window-unit A/C for a client, or be creative and make birthday cards for our clients. Volunteer

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