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Meals On Wheels Volunteer, Cullen Cox

Meals On Wheels Volunteer Saves Client’s Life

By Keith Harrison On January 9th, one of our devoted volunteers saved a client’s life. That is a big claim, but it is true…and a lot more common than you might think. This particular client is an elderly woman with dementia who lives alone in Fort Worth. The details are a little sketchy, but she […]

Meals On Wheels client, Brigitte

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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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 […]

Satisfaction Survey

Client Satisfaction Survey Report Highlights (2012)

Response Statistics Number of surveys received by mail as of 7/13/2012: 537 Number of surveys received after 7/13/2012: 58 Number of surveys received through Survey Monkey: 9 Total number returned: 604 Total number sent: 2,176 Return Rate: 28% General 88% of the respondents stated that the noon lunch meal most times was their main meal […]

Lance Gallegos

Volunteer Profile: Lance Gallegos [City of Arlington]

For decades, Lance Gallegos’s work as an airline professional helped thousands of people ascend into the clouds. As a retiree, he’s engaged in much the same effort, since his weekly volunteer service for three community programs often helps people’s dreams of a better future take flight. Continue Reading