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MOWRI Names Meghan Grady Executive Director

The board of directors of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the appointment of Meghan Grady as the agency’s executive director. Grady, who most recently served as chief operating officer for YWCA Rhode Island for nearly eight years, will begin her...

50th Anniversary Year March for Meals a Success

Because of the generosity of our incredible sponsors and supporters, we are able to share that the 2019 March for Meals campaign raised more than $60,000 to support our vital programs. “In this, our Golden Anniversary Year, it means a great deal to have such strong...

May Celebrates Older Americans Month

Our April showers will hopefully bring May flowers this year, but we are guaranteed at least one reason to celebrate the month’s arrival. May is Older Americans Month, during which we simultaneously commemorate the contributions senior citizens have made to our...

Please Join Our Fight to End Senior Hunger

Anniversaries are moments to celebrate, reflect and plan for our future…and this year, Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s 50th Anniversary, is also a time to thank you for your continued support. That is what has allowed us to help our homebound seniors remain healthy...

Lt. Gov. Dan McKee Launches 2019 March for Meals

Lt. Gov. Dan McKee on March 1 kicked off Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s month-long campaign by delivering a meal to one of the thousands of homebound Rhode Island seniors who rely on the agency’s services to remain healthy and safe in their own homes. “Our...

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...