Every week day, our trained volunteers deliver a nutritious and complete meal to 1,200 seniors and other homebound Rhode Islanders across the state. In addition to a meal, we are providing a vital safety check, that in many cases has saved lives, and offering our must vulnerable neighbors much-needed socialization that improves their quality of life.
And this is just some of what we do.
Media inquiries may be made to Rebecca Keister, development and public relations specialist, at (401) 351-6700 or email@example.com.
Meghan Grady joined Meals on Wheels of RI as its fourth executive in June 2019, bringing with her over 15 years of progressive experience in nonprofit leadership. Prior to joining our team, Grady was chief operating officer at YWCA Rhode Island for eight years, where she was responsible for internal operations and day-to-day leadership of the organization. She oversaw an annual budget of $3.2 million and locations in Central Falls, Coventry, Providence and Woonsocket. She previously held leadership positions within the City of Providence during Mayor Angel Taveras’ administration and at the American Heart Association.
Kevin Millonzi was elected as chair of the board of directors in June 2019, after joining the board in fall 2017.
A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Millonzi has been active in the Rhode Island restaurant and catering for more than 20 year, and established Millonzi’s Fine Catering and Millonzi’s Kitchen Bar, both located in West Warwick, in 2011. Millonzi Fine Catering is the exclusive food service provider for the Galilee Beach Club Association, a private club and banquet facility in Narragansett.
Recent Press Releases
10/2/19 The Rhode Show “Meals on Wheels RI celebrates 50 years of service”
9/24/19 The Providence Journal “Food Notes: Fun food things to do…”
9/5/19 The Rhode Show “Combating Senior Hunger and Isolation Across R.I.”
8/9/19 Providence Business News “Grady leading Meals on Wheels”
8/7/19 Cranston Herald “19 million meals and counting”
July 2019 Senior Digest “Meals on Wheels of RI Announces Appointment of Meghan Grady as Executive Director”
7/8/19 PattyJ.com “My RI Life: Meet Meghan Grady, The New Executive Director of Meals on Wheels”
6/28/19 Johnston Sunrise “Millonzi to chair Meals on Wheels board”
6/20/19 Providence Journal “Meals on Wheels of R.I. names new executive director”
6/10/19 WhatsUpNewp “Rhode Island Foundation awards $285,000 for services for Newport County residents”
3/13/19 The Valley Breeze “Meals on Wheels expands in Scituate”