The philosophy of Meals on Wheels is simple. Emphasis is placed on individuals versus numbers; communities as opposed to governmental boundaries; and timely services versus waiting lists.
"I thank the people who donate... It helps people like me stay alive." -Wayne
From serving, to being served, Wayne is grateful for Meals on Wheels North Central Texas. He says Meals on Wheels is an assurance that he will always have food to eat. Wayne recognizes the army of people it takes to keep Meals on Wheels operating. He wants to thank everyone who has...
Nearly 7.4 million seniors have incomes below the poverty line. That's an income of $240 a week or less. After housing, utility and medical expenses, that leaves very little for food. The numbers below reflect the efforts of Meals on Wheels North Central Texas in fiscal year 2021.
We mobilize across 2,772 square miles to ensure our seniors are well-fed, safe, and reminded of their value to their community. With almost half of our clients living alone, we are a formidable advocate for a vulnerable population facing food insecurity, unattended injury, and loneliness.