Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County Overview
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
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.