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…

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…