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Meals on Wheels People, Inc.

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: August 26, 2013, 6:59 PM

Description

Meals on Wheels People was founded in 1970. We provide hot noon meals to seniors in neighborhood dining rooms throughout the greater metropolitan area and deliver Meals-On-Wheels to homebound seniors. We serve over 1.2 million meals per year

Our vision

No senior will go hungry or experience social isolation.

Our mission

The mission of Meals on Wheels People is to enrich the lives of seniors and assist them in maintaining independence by making nutritious food, social contacts and other resources easily accessible. To the extent possible we will also serve disabled and institutionalized individuals. We accomplish this through an organization that is community based, emphasizes volunteer involvement and is financially sound.

Our values

Integrity, Respect, Inclusion, Creativity, Compassion, Commitment

Meals on Wheels People:

- has 36 dining rooms in three counties

- serves and delivers 5,000 meals daily

- depends on 500 volunteers every day

- provides a choice of at least two entrées daily

- provides ethnic meals at many centers, including Hispanic, Asian, Native American and Russian meals

- features a wide variety of programming

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  • Meals on Wheels People - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    April 18, 2014
    Location:
    Portland, OR, US
    Description:
    Meals on Wheels People Needs Volunteers! Our clients are our neighbors, parents, seniors and persons with disabilities whose families live far away. They have ...
  • Restaurant Style - High Production Kitchen - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    April 3, 2014
    Location:
    Portland, OR, US
    Description:
    We produce 5,000 meals each day and need your help! -Just 4 hours a week -Pick a day; TH or FR -Multnomah Village in SW Portland - just off I-5 and on the bus ...
  • Drivers, Kitchen Assistants, Servers and More! - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    March 28, 2014
    Location:
    Portland, OR, US
    Description:
    Meals on Wheels People Needs Volunteers! Our clients are our neighbors, parents, seniors and persons with disabilities whose families live far away. They have ...

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Contact information

Email:
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Website:
http://www.mealsonwheelspeople.org
Government ID number:
93-0584318
Phone:
503.736.6325
Fax:
503.736.6322
Address:
7710 SW 31st Ave, Portland, OR, 97224, US
Date Founded:
1970

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