Service Struggles to Attract Staff

For over 50 years, Meals on Wheels Orange County has been the county's largest nonprofit senior nutrition and supportive service provider. And during the coronavirus pandemic, it found itself doubling its output from 1 million to 2 million meals annually. Although the worst days of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]