Volunteer of the Month: Richard Laninga

On Wednesday mornings, you can find Richard Laninga delivering meals to homebound seniors on the very same route that he has been driving for four and a half years. Our program is so grateful for volunteers like Richard that readily give their time to those in need....

March for Meals is here!

March for Meals is here, and you're invited! March for Meals is an annual month-long event. It is designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation and to celebrate the invaluable services provided by Meals on Wheels Western Michigan! We hope you...

Volunteer of the Month: Danny Kwee

For the past 6 years, Danny has been volunteering his time on Thursdays at our senior pantry, providing any needed assistance to seniors shopping for food items for their homes. Danny also has a Meals on Wheels delivery route every Monday, Wednesday and Friday AND...

The Long-Term Effect

Last week one of our staff members spoke to a woman named Pearline. Pearline is not a Meals on Wheels client, however her brother, JB, was. JB used to receive puree meals. Sadly, he passed away last August. What could have ended as a sad story, was surprisingly happy....

Volunteer of the Month: Theresa Peterlein

Theresa has been volunteering with Meals on Wheels Western Michigan for about 6 months now, but it feels like she’s been with us for much longer! Theresa spends a few hours every Tuesday volunteering in our kitchen prepping and cooking meals that go out to our many...