Partnership Highlight: Riverview Health

Partnership Highlight: Riverview Health

Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County and Riverview Health have been steadfast allies since the beginning, working hand in hand to deliver nutritious meals and unwavering support to those in need. In 1975, one of Riverview’s long-time volunteers, Mary Bray, and a local pastor, Reverend David Garrigus saw this essential necessity and began serving meals…

Perspective from a New Board Member – What Drew Me to Meals on Wheels

Perspective from a New Board Member – What Drew Me to Meals on Wheels

By Dave Hanson Earlier this year, I began to volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County, and I joined the board of directors as well.  I wanted to share a bit about what drew me to becoming a part of this important organization in hopes that it might help others consider being a part…

Bridging the Gap: Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County’s Visiting Volunteers Program

Bridging the Gap: Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County’s Visiting Volunteers Program

In 2020, Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County was awarded a grant to launch the Visiting Volunteers Program. The goal was simple but profound: to alleviate isolation, loneliness, and depression among senior citizens while providing much-needed support for their caregivers. With this grant, the organization envisioned creating connections and friendships that would stand the test…

Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County Kicks Off Another Fundraising Partnership with Jiffy Lube

Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County Kicks Off Another Fundraising Partnership with Jiffy Lube

Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County and area Jiffy Lubes are entering a second year of partnership in order to impact the lives of those in need. Jiffy Lube’s “Drive to Do More for Meals on Wheels” campaign aims to raise both funds and awareness to support the vital mission of ensuring that seniors and…

2023 “Dancing with Our Stars” A Success!

2023 “Dancing with Our Stars” A Success!

As Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County’s largest fundraiser, the ninth annual Dancing with Our Stars succeeded in raising more than $150,000 to support Hamilton County residents who are elderly, disabled, and homebound by delivering nutritious meals, reducing hunger, improving health, and promoting independence. The event, held at the at the Embassy Suites by Hilton…

Carolyn’s Story

Carolyn’s Story

Carolyn Norvell, 84, has received meal deliveries from Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County for the past six years. A surgery in 2017 left Carolyn struggling to stand for long periods of time, leaving her feeling frustrated and stressed. When Carolyn’s health deteriorated, she found solace in Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County. “Meals on…