Our 50th Year

Fifty years ago today—on Feb. 6, 1969—Meals on Wheels of RI founder Joseph Brown established our Home-Delivered Meal Program, offering 17 homebound Providence seniors a daily nutritious meal. A small group of volunteers took turns delivering the meals. There was just...

Seniors and Prediabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25 percent of American seniors have diabetes, a manageable but serious disease that prevents the body from properly processing food into energy and can lead to life-threatening complications including heart...

When Inclement Weather Prevents Meal Delivery

Each day, a group of dedicated volunteers and Meals on Wheels of RI drivers delivers about 1,200 meals to homebound seniors across the state who depend on our services to stay healthy and safe in their own homes. There are unavoidable instances when we must change or...

A Note From Our Executive Director

Dear Friends of Meals on Wheels of RI, I am grateful to you for your past support of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, and would like to share some of the things we have accomplished in 2018, thanks to your help. To date, with the help of 700 volunteers statewide, we...