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Meals On Wheels West

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Food, Human Services, Meals on Wheels, Nutrition, Senior Centers, Seniors

Mission: We are a community based, non-profit public-benefit organization, committed to enhancing wellness by providing quality nutritious meals, nutrition education, coordinating community resources and referrals for our homebound clients enabling them to maintain their independence and quality of life.Meals on Wheels helps our homebound neighbors by delivering two meals daily right to their doorstep.  Meals that they are unable to shop for or prepare.  Meals that many can’t otherwise afford.  The daily visits of our volunteers reassure our homebound clients that we care, and the volunteers help us ensure the well-being of our clients, as well.

Target demographics: seniors and those with mobility limitations

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 300 clients.

Geographic areas served: Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, Venice

Programs: home delivery of nutritious meals along with fresh produce, local newspaper and a caring smile to reduce hunger and isolation among homebound neighbors.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters


Rating: 5

MOWW is a powerful-good organization whose service in our area is duplicated by none. Our home bound clients are gratified daily to welcome their Meals On Wheels volunteer (and not friend) to their home to deliver nutritious meals, the mail, a newspaper, and very welcome conversation. As they like to say, "Changing Lives, One Smile At a Time."

Their administrative organization is small, active, warm, and unpretentious, led by the dynamic CEO RoseMary Regalbuto. Honestly, Meals On Wheels West is a fine organization doing exceptional work for so many.