Tropical Smoothie

This easy tropical smoothie is perfect for a hot summer day! Ingredients: 1/2 medium guava or mango (about 1/2 cup) 1 small banana (or 1/2 of a medium banana) 1 cup orange juice Handful of ice Directions: Cut the guava in half and scoop out the [...]

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Meals on Wheels OC Receives 4 Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Meals on Wheels OC has earned the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator! This is the highest possible rating bestowed by the organization and indicates our financial health and transparency while exceeding industry standards in our area of work. We are proud to receive this esteemed [...]

Students for Seniors – 2021 Benefit Concert Group

The Benefit Concert Group is made up of musically talented students and their advisor, Ms. Bella Zaghi, who thoughtfully select a charitable organization to support each year by participating in volunteer work and putting on a live performance. This year, the group put together a concert video [...]

Preserving Dignity for Older Adults

Meals on Wheels Orange County is proud to participate in Preserving Dignity with the Orange County Community Foundation! Preserving Dignity is a 24-hour online fundraiser to benefit 7 nonprofit organizations serving older adults in Orange County. On July 14, 2021, all donations to Meals on Wheels OC [...]

A Strong Bond

Jeff was going through a difficult time and knew that volunteering would help himself as much as it might help another. He discovered the Meals on Wheels OC Friendly Visitor program during his search for volunteer opportunities and was instantly intrigued. Not only did he love the [...]

Partners with Purpose

As the pandemic surged this past year, food pantries and other similar nonprofits experienced debilitating shortages, struggling to supply nourishment to the individuals who depended on them. When the Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) voiced a need to provide food resources to their participants with disabilities, our Adult [...]

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The March Continues

Our 2021 March for Meals campaign made it all the way to Washington when U.S. Congresswomen Young Kim (CA-39), Katie Porter (CA-45), and Michelle Steel (CA-48) joined us to raise awareness for senior issues in Orange County. Each Congresswoman visited a local senior center and handed out [...]

A Very Successful March for Meals

Each year, Meals on Wheels OC participates in the national March for Meals campaign to generate awareness of senior hunger and isolation.  This year, we invited local elected officials to get hands-on experience serving Grab & Go meals to older adults through our partnerships with local senior [...]

How will you be remembered?

We all desire significance — to lead happy and fulfilled lives surrounded by family and friends. For many of us, there is a compelling need to make a difference that leads us to ponder our legacy. What kind of legacy will you leave? A bequest is [...]

Heartfelt Thanks to Our Volunteers!

This month, Meals on Wheels OC gives thanks to the hundreds of volunteers that have given their time and energy to delivering nutritious meals and friendly smiles.  Below are messages of heartfelt thanks for the tremendous joy and comfort volunteers have brought to local seniors over the [...]