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There are many ways for you or your organization to help Meals on Wheels of Evansville, Inc. including: donate, volunteer, and partnerships.

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Meals on Wheels provides a service that encourages independence in those individuals who want to remain in their homes for as long as possible. Meals on Wheels continues to prove its value in the communty year after year and would like to remain in service to the homebound into the future.

You can make a difference in the future of the Meals on Wheels program by planning ahead. Many instruments are available through which you can make a lasting gift to Meals on Wheels of Evansville, Inc.

MOW 2011 Day of Caring

As you and your family make decisions about your giving program, if you wish to include Meals on Wheels, contact the director at (812) 476-6521, Donate by Check or Donate Now online. By doing so, you can enjoy the results of your giving and know that your planning will make a difference by helping to ensure a strong and viable future for the Meals on Wheels organization.

On behalf of Meals on Wheels of Evansville, Inc. and all its clients, we want to thank you for your gift from the heart, we appreciate your generosity.

Volunteer

The heart of the program is the volunteers who unselfishly donate their time. Each week, fifty dedicated individuals, in teams of two, deliver the meals. Using Meals on Wheels vehicles, the volunteers pick up meals at the hospitals in specially designed "hot boxes" and deliver them to the recipients' homes.

They also provide a daily contact with the client, reporting any problems they may encounter. If for any reason the client does not answer the door, a call is made to the office so that the staff can make sure every thing is fine. This is a very important service to the client and his or her family.

Walmart donation for MOW to purchase vans

Volunteering is a lot of fun and we welcome any one who can spare 2 hours per week, two hours per month, or could simply act as a substitute on occasion. We are willing to coordinate compatible schedules with couples, college students and even other organizations that would like to volunteer their time to help make a difference.

If you would like to volunteer or would like more information, please call Meals on Wheels at (812) 476-6521.

You may also choose to print our Volunteer Application, complete it, then return it to us via mail to Meals on Wheels of Evansville, Inc., 3700 Bellemeade Avenue, Suite 113, Evansville, IN 47714 or bring it to the office in person.

Funding

Revenue to support administrative costs, supplies, equipment, insurance, operating expenses and vehicle purchase and maintenance comes from many individuals, corporations, and grants. This program has also been funded, in part, by a Community Development Block Grant, City of Evansville, Indiana,and the Vanderburgh Medical Alliance. Our office space is graciously donated by St. Vincent's Building Corp.

2010 Day of Caring

Meals on Wheels conducts one annual fund drive, a letter campaign in November.

Gifts are tax deductible and always appreciated.

2017 Donor Mix

Partnerships


MOW partners

Altrusa International of Evansville supplies birthday gifts for our clients.

In the past, we have partnered with Visiting Nurses, Evansville Public Library and the Tristate Food Bank to provide other services to our clients and are open to future partnerships.


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