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A Life Well Lived: Brigitte’s Incredible Story of Survival and Triumph

— By Keith Harrison In August 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Lithuania and Brigitte’s world started to change.  Born in 1924, she was the only child of an affluent, Jewish businessman.  Then, in June of 1941, the Nazis invaded Lithuania – now a part of the Soviet Union – and launched a rein of almost […]

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NASCAR’s Austin Dillion delivers meals in O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 pace car

NASCAR racer Austin Dillion experienced racing history April 9 with racing legend Jimmy McElreath when he delivered meals in the official pace car for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. The delivery was a partnership between Meal On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County and NASCAR to kick off Texas Motor Speedway’s race week. Jimmy and Shirley, […]

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Fall 2013: News and Food for Thought [Volunteer News]

Letter from VP of Volunteer Services Why do the meal recipients change on your delivery route? Many times the meal recipient may have an appointment or decides to make other arrangements for their meals. We have MANY route changes daily with meal recipient appointments and schedule changes. The volunteer department manages 214 delivery routes throughout […]

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No Sequester on Hunger [Fort Worth Weekly]

Automatic federal funding cuts known as sequestrations are trickling down and coming dangerously close to the stomachs of poor, elderly, and disabled Tarrant County residents who receive home-delivered meals. The measure that took effect March 1 is expected to cut $1.2 trillion over 10 years from government agencies. Continue Reading

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March 2013: News and Food for Thought [Volunteer News]

Share the Love Thank you for giving your time to serve those who need love the most. This Spring, share your love for Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County. Please tell your friends and family about what you do as a volunteer and remember your service as a Meals On Wheels volunteer is the […]

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Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of Funds [CBS]

TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – An agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall and while private contributions have made up most […]