Giving Now and in the Future
We often highlight those individuals who are served by Meals-on-Wheels and the impact that is made on them by the dedicated volunteers. But as any volunteer can tell you, it’s not just a one-way reward. More
Herbie Stone Celebrates 100th Birthday
Still living in the home she purchased in 1979, Ms. Herbie Stone couldn't imagine being anywhere else on her 100th birthday. In fact, it was just a little more than two years ago that Herbie began to slow down from her active lifestyle. More
Meals-on-Wheels Experiences Come Full Circle
Meals-on-Wheels touches people's lives in a variety of ways. Many times it is through receiving services or volunteering. Frequently it is through helping family members take care of a loved one. This experience involves all three! Written by Lorna Smith of Cleburne, she explains the many roles Meals-on-Wheels has played in her life. More
Local Steel Companies Partner to Make a Difference
Several local steel companies have teamed up to provide nearly $600,000 of steel, fabrication and erection services for the new kitchen facility. Basden Steel, Bosworth Steel Erectors, Ennis Steel, Gerdau, Structural Steel Services and Thornton Steel Co. recently met to discuss how they could provide the needed structural components of the building. More
Celebrating 35 Years of Delivering Peace of Mind
Gas was 65 cents a gallon, Jimmy Carter was in the White House and the world lost "the king" when Elvis died. The year was 1977. Several women who recognized a growing need in the community were cooking meals in school cafeterias and church kitchens so that lunch could be delivered to a few people in need. More
Legacy Society Created
Norma Schaefer possessed two guilty pleasures in her otherwise frugal lifestyle: an affection for luxury automobiles and a fondness for fashion. Yet with her late husband's three patents drawing consistent royalties and a propensity for pulling purse strings, she left a lasting impression on many foundations, organizations and others who have reaped the benefits of her penny-wise lifestyle since her death in February 2011. More
Gerdau's Generous Donation Aids Kitchen Campaign
The Gerdau steel mill in Midlothian will donate more than $200,000 worth of structural and reinforcement steel to the Meals-on-Wheels Kitchen Campaign project. More
Volunteering…a Timeless Tradition
The iceman cometh—literally. Meals-on-Wheels volunteer Les Todd, 93, of Burleson, remembers the days when he was a teenage iceman and refrigeration required a daily ration of ice for the icebox. More
Volunteer Provides Friendship, Meals to Homebound
Jeff Steele was perusing the local paper when he discovered a press release that piqued his interest—a plea for volunteers to deliver Meals-on-Wheels in the area. More
Burton Family to Be Honored During 30th Annual Philanthropy Day
The Burton family comes by their philanthropic prowess naturally. Their mentor, Dr. Jack Burton, was not only a devoted father and husband, he was a humanitarian—faithfully leading the charge throughout his life. More
Support Is a Multifaceted Gemstone...
One of the most brilliant jewels in the Meals-on-Wheels family comes from the community's churches, through contributions of time, talent and financial support to the elderly and disabled. More
Celebrating the "Greatest Generation"
Robert Spearman ambles along behind his walker at a sluggish rate while one of two feline friends, Ms. Kitty, bounces around the room like a ball in a pinball machine. More
Come Share History: Serving the "Greatest Generation"
Each day, Meals-on-Wheels touches the lives of more than 750 elderly people throughout our community who are homebound and disabled. More
Volunteer—Share Your Experience With Others!
High school sophomore Cody Crow is not your typical teenager. Oh sure, he enjoys a cheese-laden slice of pepperoni pizza like any other American adolescent. More
Meals-on-Wheels Kicks Off the Kitchen Campaign
Despite blustering winds and cooler temperatures, over 300 supporters from all over northern Texas came out on March 28 to the Meals-on-Wheels Night Under the Stars kickoff celebration. More