A Hot Meal, a Heaping Helping of Love

Volunteer driver Charlene “Char,” a former insurance agent and self-described basketball fanatic, takes great pleasure in volunteering for Meals on Wheels and says she’s developed cherished relationships with the clients she serves. Char spoke of Miss Helen, a woman to whom she delivered meals for three years. When Miss Helen expressed interest in a trip [...]

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The Value of Volunteering

Volunteer driver Mark moved from Philadelphia to Albuquerque in 2017 to be near his daughter and grandson. Once settled, he started driving for Meals on Wheels. Mark says it feels good to know he’s making a difference for the people along his route. For example, Viola is a gregarious mother of six who is old [...]

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Your Selflessness Is Saving This Servicewoman

Chyrisse (pronounced Cherise) was born in South Africa in the country of Zimbabwe. Her parents came to the United States in 1977 and Chyrisse worked as a nurse in the U.S. Army. She was the 195th woman to go into the Army at the time. A LIFE (Low-Income Food & Enrichment) program client since July [...]

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Lisa Thanks You for Painting a Prettier Picture

Having cooked for restaurants throughout her life, Lisa is now grateful for the people who cook for her. When she was a child, Lisa and her family were involved in a horrific train accident which left her with a permanent handicap and chronic pain. Later, as (bad) luck would have it, Lisa was also involved [...]

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