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TOGETHER, WE MARCH FOR MEALS

On March 22, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed into law a measure that amended the Older Americans Act of 1965 and established a national nutrition program for seniors 60 years and older. For nearly 45 years, these critical programs – commonly referred to as Meals on Wheels – have delivered more than just nutritious meals to homebound seniors in virtually every community across the country. And, the dedicated staff and volunteers who deliver these meals each week provide a vital lifeline and connection to the community, which are sometimes all it takes to keep our senior neighbors at home, where they want to be.

Meals on Wheels programs have come together each March since 2002 to celebrate this proven collaboration of local community organizations, businesses, all levels of government and compassionate individuals to ensure that our seniors are not forgotten.


 

JOIN THE MARCH!

CELEBRATE MARCH FOR MEALS WITH A MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM IN YOUR COMMUNITY

Fundraising events, walks or races, rallies and galas will be taking place in communities across the country during the month of March. Since these celebrations and opportunities will vary by location, it's best to reach out to your local Meals on Wheels program for details!
FIND A CELEBRATION

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VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME

Join the network of 2 million volunteers who are making a difference in the lives of seniors across the country. By donating your lunch break this March, you can help the Meals on Wheels program in your community to reach the 1 in 6 seniors who might not know where their next meal is coming from.
LEARN MORE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING

CONTRIBUTE WHAT YOU CAN

100% of each donation to Meals on Wheels America will advance the collective movement towards an America in which all seniors live nourished lives with independence and dignity.
Donate today

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SPEAK UP FOR SENIORS

It can be as simple as a phone call, an email or a post on social media. These little actions of support can help fund and protect the vital programs that support our nation’s seniors. Together, our voices are amplified and make an even bigger difference.
LEARN HOW EASY IT CAN BE

BECOME A STRATEGIC PARTNER

We invite businesses to help us deliver a nutritious meal, a caring smile and a safety check to the rapidly growing number of vulnerable seniors in your community and in communities all across America. You can do all of this while building your brand through a strategic partnership with one of the best known and well-respected names in America.
LEARN MORE 

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THANK YOU TO OUR NATIONAL SPONSOR

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For the past fifteen years, the Caesars Foundation has strategically supported the March for Meals campaign as its inaugural sponsor. Caesars Foundation is Meals on Wheels America’s longest-standing corporate partner and has consistently invested in its mission and the capacity local Meals on Wheels programs nationwide. In 2017, Caesars Foundation will donate its 60th meal delivery vehicle to a local Meals on Wheels program, enabling programs across the country to serve more homebound seniors in need. Please join us in thanking Caesars Foundation for its steadfast support of March for Meals, particularly Meals on Wheels America’s hosted reception on Capitol Hill to recognize Members of Congress for their support for championing the Older Americans Act.