Meals On Wheels
Last month we told you about a Twin Cities meals on wheels program on the brink of closure. The Burnsville location was $2,000 in the red and could be the fifth Meals on Wheels location to close because of a lack of donations.
Since 1978, Minnesota seniors have been able to count on them for a hot meal. But now the future of Meals on Wheels is in jeopardy. It’s a bright spot in Betty Luebke’s day; a fresh hot lunch, delivered just for her. The cancer survivor still suffers the effects of chemotherapy and has a hard time cooking for herself.
A 55-year-old Minneapolis man, a former food services director for Open Arms of Minnesota, pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling about $155,000.
General Mills announced the launch of a new meal delivery service in the Twin Cities Monday. It’s called Betty Crocker Kitchens – a partnership with Coburn Delivers.
Minnesotans could suffer from those budget cuts too. Some over time, and some right away.
Each morning, 35 locations around the Twin Cities metropolitan area prepare in-home meal deliveries for thousands of Minnesota seniors.
With the holidays approaching, many families consider opportunities to not only teach the spirit of giving but also for ways that might allow them to give back to their communities. Here are five of the best holiday volunteer opportunities in Minnesota that welcome the entire family.
A 55-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested Saturday and is accused of embezzling more than $155,000 from a Twin Cities nonprofit that delivers meals to home bound individuals.
The economy continues to take a toll on families in the Twin Cities and Meals on Wheels is helping a record number of people this year with Thanksgiving dinner.
It may be one of the best known programs where volunteers serve up a hot meal each day.
A minor spending cut in a sprawling Senate health and welfare bill could threaten home-delivered meals for thousands of poor senior citizens and result in lost federal dollars.
Hundreds of volunteers woke up before the sun came up this Thanksgiving to help families in need.