Mission: Meals at Home fosters health and contributes to individual well-being and independence by delivering nutritious meals, medically prescribed diets, and providing other supportive services to the homebound, elderly, disabled and others temporarily unable to care for their nutritional needs.
Target demographics: homebound, elderly, disabled and others access nutritious meals and medically prescribed diets
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 200 individuals
Geographic areas served: The Illinois communities of Evanston, New Trier Township, Skokie, Waukegan, North Chicago, Zion, and Winthrop Harbor.
Programs: meal delivery, grocery shopping assistance and friendly visits
I have donated to Meals at Home and am a volunteer driver. This is a great organization which helps elders and others with various types of disabilites live healthier, independent lives. I really enjoy interacting with our clients. It is a wonderful, hands-on way to help others in your community!