Meals on Wheels of Greenville and the Meyer Center for Special Children Announce New Partnership

Greenville, South Carolina (August 25, 2017) – Today, Meals on Wheels of Greenville and the Meyer Center for Special Children announced a new partnership to provide nutritious meals and healthy snacks from Meals on Wheels to Meyer Center students. This collaboration will provide food that is not only nutritious, but also meets unique dietary needs and is easier for students with disabilities to eat.

“Collaboration is key in the nonprofit sector and this is a win-win partnership for both organizations,” said Chris Neeley, Executive Director for the Meyer Center. “We are able to support the tremendous work of Meals on Wheels all while more effectively providing nutritious and often specialty lunches and snacks for our students.”

“For nearly 50 years, Meals on Wheels has been delivering nutritious meals to homebound individuals and seniors in Greenville County,” said Catriona Carlisle, Executive Director at Meals on Wheels of Greenville. “This partnership allows us to serve our community in a new way by providing healthy food to students at the Meyer Center, while further supporting our mission to care for our neighbors in need.”

Meals on Wheels will deliver meals and snacks to the Meyer Center daily throughout the school year and during summer programs.

About Meals on Wheels of Greenville: Meals on Wheels enhances the quality of life of homebound individuals by providing nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence. Each day, caring volunteers serve nearly 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to homebound individuals throughout Greenville County. Founded in 1968, Meals on Wheels has delivered more than 11 million meals in its 48 years and is a proud partner of United Way of Greenville County. For more information call 864.233.6565 or go to www.MealsonWheelsGreenville.org.

About the Meyer Center: Located in Greenville, South Carolina for more than 60 years, the Meyer Center for Special Children provides developmental education and therapy services for children with special needs. Founded in 1954 by Dr. Leslie C. Meyer, the vision of the Meyer Center is to enrich the lives of children with special needs so they can reach their maximum potential. The Meyer Center currently serves more than 100 children ages 6 months to 7 years old. For more information call 864.250.0005 or visit www.meyercenter.org.