March for Meals

 

JOIN US

AS WE MARCH IN SUPPORT OF HOMEBOUND SENIORS

MARCH 15, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

AT CITY PARK - DOWNTOWN BRENTWOOD

 

The national March for Meals campaign is an annual month-long event designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation, and to celebrate the invaluable services provided by senior nutrition programs. Given the exemplary public-private partnership Meals on Wheels embodies, this annual campaign is also intended to showcase the successes of the Older Americans Act, help recruit new volunteers from our community, and increase fundraising from local businesses and supporters. For more information, please visit www.marchformeals.com

Each year Meals on Wheels Diablo Region rotates cities and holds a peaceful advocacy march to increase awareness of issues faced by seniors in our community. This year our march will be in downtown Brentwood around City Park on Friday, March 15th.  This is an intergenerational event open to anyone interested in advocating for those who may not be able to speak on their own behalf. Marchers create their own signs and after marching enjoy the lunches they bring while listening to presentation from local elected officials.

 

To participate in this year's March For Meals events please contact Susannah Meyer, Community Engagement Director at smeyer@mowdr.org or call 925.239.2487. 

 

 

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS WEEK IS MARCH 18-22

The 2019 Community Champions Week will be celebrated between Monday, March 18 and Friday, March 22.  During this time, Meals on Wheels Diablo Region invites city, state and federal officials, and other respected community leaders to join a volunteer and help deliver meals to seniors.  Dignitaries in Contra Costa County are in an excellent position to help raise awareness for the growing number of seniors facing hunger and isolation, both serious problems currently impacting our community and our nation at large. 
 
If you are a local community leader and is interested in participating in Community Champions Week, please contact Susannah Meyer,
Community Engagement Director at smeyer@mowdr.org or call 925.239.2487.