The March Continues

Our 2021 March for Meals campaign made it all the way to Washington when U.S. Representatives Katie Porter (CA-45) and Michelle Steel (CA-48) joined us to raise awareness for senior issues in Orange County. Both Congresswomen visited local senior centers and handed out meals, spoke with older [...]

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 [...]

The Best Call Thelma Ever Made

Circumstances had changed for Thelma and she couldn't stop worrying. She wondered, "How am I going to eat!?" Thelma's insurance benefits had expired and surgery was imminent. She would be unable to return to the job she loved and was in financial crisis. "I felt ashamed [...]

Teaming Up to Spread Hope

Julianne, a former Laker Girl, began delivering Meals on Wheels when the gym she managed temporarily shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She had time on her hands and missed connections with the community. "The part most people don't see about being a Laker Girl is [...]

Angela’s New Chapter

Angela’s active life was put on hold when an unexpected condition and series of surgeries compromised her health and mobility.  No longer able to work, Angela was struggling financially, surviving on milk and crackers. Then the Covid-19 pandemic hit.  “I got scared, I got frightened – you [...]

In the Kitchen with Anna Hamada

Long before it hits the plate, each Meals on Wheels OC meal has gone through an extensive development and testing process. Registered Dietician, Food Safety Administrator, and self-described foodie Anna Hamada uses her expertise and passion for food to build recipes that are not only nourishing, [...]