Meals On Wheels of Sarasota Launches

Meals On Wheels of Sarasota is inviting the community to bring a little extra comfort and holiday cheer to neighbors in need through its annual Share the Love Holiday Gift Drive. The organization that delivers hot meals and warm smiles daily to more than 1,000 homebound seniors, veterans, children and families every day is accepting […]

M.O.W. of Sarasota Honors 200 Volunteers during Annual Celebration

SARASOTA – April 23, 2018 – Serving 160,000 meals each year to Sarasota’s homebound seniors, Veterans and mentally and physically handicapped is a daunting task considering the service is not duplicated by any other service organization or charity. However, thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers, Meals on Wheels of Sarasota continues to fulfill its […]

Pet LOVE: The Power of Pets

There is no disputing that animals have always had a positive impact on their owners’ lives – old or young.Pets have been shown to: decrease anxiety levels lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels than non-pet owners help overcome depression or loneliness encourage active, more energetic life styles All of these benefits help seniors and those […]

Tips for Living Independently

It’s no secret that 85% of people want to remain living independently at home as opposed to having to move to an Assisted Living Facility or a Nursing Home. But, many do not plan to make sure their greatest desires come to fruition. One of the biggest reasons this doesn’t happen is that no plans […]

Home Care a Safe Alternative Enabling Seniors to Live at Home

Home care has proven to be an effective, safe alternative for eniors and their families. Instead of receiving care in a nursing home, assisted living or other care facility, seniors receive help with their activities of daily living (ADLs) in the familiar surroundings of their own home Home care, which is also called in home […]

M.O.W. of Sarasota Celebrates the Spirit of Giving

SARASOTA – According to the Meriam-Webster Dictionary, the term volunteer means “a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service.” But during the annual Meals on Wheels (MOW) of Sarasota Volunteer Appreciation reception, the term volunteer took on a much more vital meaning. During a reception at Amore Restaurant hosted by Howard […]

Valentine’s Day Release

Kids, Local Companies and a National Nonprofit Unite to support Meals on Wheels of Sarasota. SARASOTA – Thanks to some very special people, the homebound clients of Meals on Wheels of Sarasota are set to receive extra special presents this Valentine’s Day: Homemade cards and cookies! On Valentine’s Day, Meals on Wheels will distribute cards handcrafted […]

Responds to White House Proposal to Eliminate Funding

Dear Editor: Recently, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney proposed eliminating a number of federal programs, including the Community Services Block Grant(CSBG) and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which help fund programs like Meals on Wheels, a 64-year-old organization that provides a nutritious meal, safety check, and friendly visit to people in need, including […]

Sarasota Adds New Board Members

SARASOTA – Dick Robbins, Board President of Meals on Wheels of Sarasota, Inc., announces the election of four new members to the organization’s Board of Directors. Lending their expertise to the 45-year-old community-based nonprofit that delivers 160,000 nutritious meals per year to persons in need are: Jane Knaack-Esbeck, retired HR and administrative executive, owner of Andrick […]