You have been a hero to seniors. Thank you for your support which has made it possible for us to adjust to the changing situations caused by this pandemic. Our entire team is committed to making sure that no senior is without healthy food and your continued support helps us do this.
When even a simple trip to the grocery store can put an older person at great risk, it is more important than ever to care for our seniors. To that end we have made necessary safety changes in our delivery systems to assure the health of seniors, volunteers and staff. We have implemented a new distribution method at the Senior Pantry on Fuller and Pantry Mobile Sites are back up and running. Delivery has continued for Home Delivered Meal Clients and this will continue to be done in the safest way possible. And those who were receiving lunches at our Neighborhood Dining Sites are now able to procure their lunches through a touchless delivery of grab and go meals at designated pick up locations. A virus will not stop us from providing healthy food safely and responsibly.
Since the start of this pandemic, more seniors than ever before have come to us looking for food. Making sure that no senior goes to bed hungry is going to take a heroic effort. Seniors need more people ready to step up than ever before. Please help us feed our local seniors by making a financial gift today.
CEO, Meals on Wheels Western Michigan
COVID-19 RESPONSE SINCE MARCH 12, 2020
116,055 meals delivered to homebound seniors
3,487 Emergency Meal Boxes delivered, each containing 14 shelf stable meals
129,810 pounds of food provided to older adults
There’s nothing more important during times like this than to come together as a community.
Emergency Wish List
Home Delivered Wish List
- Hand Sanitizer – for our drivers to apply between deliveries
- Toilet Paper
- Dish Soap
- Hand Soap
- Vegetable Peeler
- Electric Can Opener
Food Pantry Wish List
Boxes – Due to us moving to a grab and go basis, we need boxes to box our clients food up.
- Low-sugar Cereal
- Low-sugar Canned Fruits
- Low-sodium Canned Vegetables
- Low-sodium Soups
- Canned Protein (i.e. tuna, beans, peanut butter)
- Pasta Products
- 100% Juice
- Tomato Products
- Fresh Fruits & Vegetables
Personal Care Items & Pet Food
- Toilet Paper
- Paper Towel
- Shampoo & Conditioner
- Toothpaste & Toothbrushes
- Adult Diapers
- Cleaning Supplies
- Dog & Cat Food
Drop Off Locations
Thank You To Our Emergency Response Partners
Meals on Wheels America
Heart of West Michigan United Way