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March for Meals is the perfect time to invite your program's U.S. Representative(s) and Senators to meet their senior constituents and experience the power of Meals on Wheels. While reaching out to your Members of Congress can sound intimidating, the resources below will help you plan for and host a successful visit that leaves a lasting impression and can influence real change.

If a Member of Congress visits your program, let us know how it went through this short form.
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INVITE CONGRESS TO MARCH FOR MEALS!

Members of Congress need to hear about and experience the issues that matter to the constituents in their states and districts. They’re counting on you to reach out and help keep them informed. The good news is, we've made inviting them to visit your program during March quick and easy.

SEND AN INVITATION LETTER

These templates allow you to plug in your unique information and mail them to your program's Senators and Representative(s). When sending letters through the mail, keep in mind that they may get held up in the security process. Emails and calls are usually the most direct and timely way to invite your Members of Congress.

Sample Letter for U.S. Representatives      Sample Letter for U.S. Senators

Remember, if a Member of Congress visits your program, let us know how it went through this short form.

HOW-TO VIDEO MINISERIES

Check out our video miniseries walking you through the entire process of hosting a Member of Congress from invitation to follow-up. 

HOW TO INVITE YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS TO DELIVER/VISIT

 
HOW TO RUN A VISIT/DELIVERY WITH YOUR MEMBER OF CONGRESS

 
HOW TO CONTINUE BUILDING YOUR CONGRESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP

 

Questions about your advocacy efforts? Contact advocacy@mealsonwheelsamerica.org