Meals on Wheels of Greenville announces continuation of Summer Foodservice Program

Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to announce the continuation of its Summer Foodservice Program. From June 10 to August 2, 2019, Meals on Wheels will provide daily nutritious meals and a daily snack to local nonprofit programs in support of children within the community.

“The continuation of our Summer Foodservice Program will allow us to utilize one of our biggest assets, our kitchen, to support the children in our community with daily nutritious meals and snacks,” said Nichola Bricco, Director of Nutrition and Client Services at Meals on Wheels of Greenville. “The success of the program last year paved the way for us to continue this service and we’re proud to partner with other local organizations to achieve this.”

Over the last few years, the Meals on Wheels team and board of directors have been working towards utilizing the kitchen to serve the community in different ways. In June 2017, Meals on Wheels began this initiative to provide daily meals and snacks to children within the community by partnering with local organizations. Since the inception of the Summer Foodservice Program, Meals on Wheels of Greenville has provided over 800 meals to other local nonprofits and will continue to provide meals throughout the summer.

Meals on Wheels received funding from the United States Department of Agriculture through the South Carolina Department of Education to finance the Summer Foodservice Program. Donations to the Meals on Wheels will still fulfill the primary mission of providing daily meals and volunteer visits to homebound individuals in Greenville County.

About Meals on Wheels of Greenville: Meals on Wheels enhances the quality of life of homebound individuals and seniors by providing nutritious meals, personal interaction and independence. Each day, caring volunteers deliver nearly 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to homebound individuals throughout Greenville County. In 2018, Meals on Wheels celebrated 50 years of delivering hope to the community and 12 million meals delivered. Meals on Wheels is a proud partner of United Way of Greenville County. For more information call 864-233-6565 or visit www.MealsonWheelsGreenville.org.

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