Meals on Wheels of Greenville announces young professionals group

Greenville, South Carolina (June 13, 2018) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to announce a new young professionals group: Meals on Wheels of Greenville Young Professionals. Designed for individuals ages 21 to 39, Meals on Wheels of Greenville Young Professionals (MOWGYPs) support the mission of Meals on Wheels of Greenville through volunteerism, fundraising and advocacy.

“We’re excited to engage young professionals throughout Greenville County in the mission of Meals on Wheels,” said Jessica Sharp, Director of Volunteer Services at Meals on Wheels of Greenville and staff liaison to the group. “As MOWGYP members, young professionals will have the opportunity to volunteer their time, fundraise to support operations, raise awareness about the Meals on Wheels mission, network and develop leadership skills.”

An annual membership fee of $60 is required to become a MOWGYP member and provides 12 meals to a homebound client of Meals on Wheels. A membership form and additional information about the group can be found at www.MealsonWheelsGreenville.org/YP.

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 is celebrating 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.