Meals on Wheels Ministry, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: Senior Citizens or Low-income Seniors, or disabled individuals East Texas counties:
Gregg, Henderson, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: deliver meals to 60 Seniors during lunchtime.
Geographic areas served: East Texas including 6 counties: Henderson, Wood, Van Zandt, Upshur, Greg, and Smith
Programs: Meals on Wheels Home Delivery: Senior Citizens or disabled individuals may qualify to have a nutritionally
balanced lunch delivered each weekday to their home. All meals meet RDA requirements and are prepared fresh daily. A small paid delivery staff and a
core group of community volunteers deliver the meals each day.
Liquid Supplemental Nutrition Program(The Ensure Program): Meals on Wheels clients who have been advised by their physician to enhance their diets with supplemental drinks or cannot eat solid foods, may purchase these at a significant discount. A current prescription is required, and the supplement must be picked up at a Meals on Wheels site. In some cases, delivery is available.