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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...

Share the Love with Subaru This Holiday Season

Thinking about purchasing or leasing a new vehicle this holiday season? If so, please also consider heading down to Balise Subaru in West Warwick for The 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event. For each new Subaru purchased or leased through Jan. 2, 2019, Subaru will...

Aaron Briggs Capital City Café Site Opens

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island celebrated the opening of a new Capital City Café Program site at Aaron Briggs Manor in Providence on Monday, Nov. 5. Our Capital City Café Program allows more mobile seniors the chance to enjoy a nutritious, hot meal in a socialized...

BCBSRI Honors Meals on Wheels of RI Veterans

Members of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s Military Service Employee Business Group generously volunteered their time to personalize 1,000 Veterans Day cards that we will deliver to our seniors who have served this week. At least 15 percent of our...

Meet MOWRI—Daisy Rodriguez

If you’ve ever called the Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island office, you know Daisy Rodriguez—or, at the very least, her welcoming voice. As our receptionist, Rodriguez is the first person our volunteers, clients and donors talk to when they contact our office. She is...

Hurricane Safety

While New England wasn’t affected by Hurricane Florence—which recently caused extensive damage in the Carolinas—it doesn’t mean the region couldn’t still face a powerful storm. Hurricane season lasts through Nov. 30—Hurricane Sandy hit Rhode Island in late October...

A Note From Our Board Chair

As my mother aged, I admired the determination she had to live out her later years in her own home. It’s a desire many seniors have, but one that not all can realize. However, many of our frail, elderly neighbors are able to remain in their homes when they have access...

MOWRI Bonfire Beach Bash

You’re invited! Meals on Wheels of RI is holding our Bonfire Beach Bash fundraising event on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6-10 p.m. at the Galilee Beach Club in Narragansett, RI. Please join us for a night of fun, food, auctions and bonfires on the beach! It is sure to be...