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Meet MOWRI—Judy Gould

Judy Gould has been Meals on Wheels of RI’s medical billing clerk since October 2014. In addition to ensuring that the roughly 17 percent of our clients who are eligible for waivers or health care assistance through Medicaid/Medicare receive their meals, Judy also...

Meals on Wheels of RI FAQs

At Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island, we are committed to continuous communication with our donors, advocates and partners. Following are brief answers to the most frequently asked questions we receive about our organization, services and clients. More detailed...

Meet MOWRI—Skip Burns

Since joining the board of directors of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island seven years ago, Harold “Skip” Burns—now board chair—has worked with fellow board members to move the agency forward and serve as public advocates for the seniors we serve. A retired engineer,...

Inaugural RI Gives Day Happens June 5

Something big is coming to the smallest state. On Tuesday, June 5, over 50 Rhode Island nonprofits will join together for the inaugural RI Gives Day, a statewide day of giving to increase awareness of—and support for—the amazing and critical work local organizations...

May is Older Americans Month

May presents us many reasons to celebrate. This month, we honor our mothers and welcome the unofficial start to summer. Here at Meals on Wheels of RI—and at like organizations across the country—we dedicate May to celebrating older Americans and all those who work to...

Homebound Seniors and Stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life and, when unmanaged, can lead to a variety of health issues from headaches and weight gain to anxiety, depression and heart disease. While these complications are dangerous for all seniors, the homebound clients Meals on Wheels of...

March for Meals 2018 Raises Record $57,000

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island raised a record $57,000 during its 2018 March for Meals annual fundraising and public awareness campaign to end senior hunger and isolation across the state. With some donations still coming in, the total is the highest amount raised in...

Meet MOWRI—Heather Amaral

Joining Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island in 2010, Heather Amaral is the third executive director to lead the agency’s work in eliminating hunger and isolation for vulnerable seniors and other homebound residents across Rhode Island in its 49-year history. Hailing from...

Elected Officials Support March for Meals

During our month-long campaign, elected officials have generously provided public support for Meals on Wheels of RI critical services by hand-delivering meals to homebound seniors across the state. We are fortunate to have their support and thank them for their time...

Thank You to Our March for Meals Sponsors

Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island’s annual March for Meals senior hunger awareness campaign provides a unique opportunity for Rhode Island officials, business leaders and community supports to unite in advocating for homebound seniors who need our services to remain...