A Hug from Nora

By Keith Harrison Some people just make you smile. Nora is one of those people.  The first time I met her, she was standing on the front porch with her walker, waiting on our arrival.  She had the biggest smile you have ever seen and she immediately started clapping her hands.  Those are two of […]

Bethany’s Story

By Keith Harrison Words are powerful. They are rich and colorful and have the ability to enhance our lives. They can describe love, joy, heartache, and sadness. Despite their capacity to help us communicate with others, there are times when words are woefully inadequate to express the depths of the human soul. This is one […]

His Head in the Clouds

By Keith Harrison A lot of us question the wisdom of jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. Jim had no choice but to jump.  He had just been shot down over France.  Now at the age of 96, Jim has spent most of his life with his head in the clouds. Jim was born […]

JoAnne and Keith

Meet My Mom

Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County provides nutritious, home-delivered meals to the homebound elderly and disabled residents of Tarrant County, Texas. In this client spotlight, meet 87-year-old Jokie.

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Jack

By Keith Harrison This man can talk your ear off, but I can assure you that nobody who takes the time to call or sit down with Jack is looking at their watch or thinking of how they can politely end the conversation. Even at 91-years old, Jack is just one of those guys with […]

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 unimaginable […]

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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, […]