Mission: Meals on wheels erie promotes healthy, independent living through home delivery of nutrition services.
Programs: Delivered a total of 65,520 meals to the elderly homebound over the age of 60 years through a contract with gecac/area agency on aging. An average of 217 clients were served daily in their homes at no cost to them. We are responsible for recruiting volunteer drivers and servers, organizing and updating the delivery routes, and picking up meals daily from the area agency on aging site. Our caring volunteers provide the daily contact visit and drop-off of hot mean. S weekend meals are delivered on fridays if deemed necessary by gecac.
a total of 8,404 meals were delivered free-of-charge to a daily average of 34 clients who are disabled and under the age of 60. This program is provided through the united way and the erie county department of human services. Intake and follow-up vistis in the home are conducted by our staff. Our caring volunteers provide the daily contat and drop-off of meals. Service is provided m-f.
a total of 9,174 meals were bought and delivered to an average of 39 clients each day (m-f). These clients are able to pay a fee for this service and request delivery of meals due to poor health, handicap, mental incapacity, or lack of ability to prepare meals for themselves. Our caring volunteers also provide a daily check on them as most are homebound and live alone.