Meals On Wheels Partners With World Changers To "Pack the Pantry" For Area Residents

Friday, July 11, 2014

The Meals on Wheels program will partner with World Changers for the 2nd year in a row to “Pack the Pantry” for some Hamilton county Meals on Wheels participants. Youth groups from across the country that are in town as part of the annual World Changers service project, will spend additional time in the evening delivering additional food items to area residents. Mostly homebound and often lacking daily interaction with others, Meals on Wheels participants welcome visits from groups such as World Changers.

The program will take place this Monday and again on Wednesday, July 23.  The youth groups will begin delivering food items from Brainerd Baptist, 300 Brookfield Ave. at 5:15 p.m.

For more information on the Meals on Wheels program, call 1-866-836-6678.


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