Shirley’s Story

Shirley has enjoyed living independently in her mobile home for 20 years and benefits greatly from receiving Meals on Wheels. The 91-year-old first heard about the nutrition-packed meals from Meals on Wheels OC from her neighbor. Shirley realized that enrolling in our nutrition program would relieve [...]

It’s Written In the Cards

On any given day, you can find Meals on Wheels OC meals recipient April sitting in her chair, legs elevated, making greeting cards for over 40 homebound adults. It’s her passion and a ministry that began over 30 years ago, long before she became a Meals [...]

Client Spotlight: Carol

She lost her sight to glaucoma a few years ago, but Carol considers herself blessed. She listens to books with friends for hours and still gets together with her classmates from high school. She also keeps in touch with friends she’s known since childhood. Clearly, [...]

The 2021 Holiday Gift Program is live!

This year, Meals on Wheels OC’s annual Holiday Gift Program will spread joy to over 900 homebound older adults! Caring individuals, groups, and businesses can provide unexpected holiday surprises to seniors who may otherwise feel forgotten. Supporters can purchase items from our Amazon Wish List, cover the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]