Greenville, South Carolina (September 19, 2018) – On Wednesday morning, Meals on Wheels of Greenville delivered its 12 millionth meal in Greenville County. Executive Director Catriona Carlisle and Barbara Burgess, a volunteer of over 30 years, delivered the meal together. The recipients were Cecil and Virginia Rollins, who have been receiving Meals on Wheels free of charge since 2016.
“This is a tremendous milestone not only for our organization, but for our entire community,” said Catriona Carlisle, Executive Director at Meals on Wheels of Greenville. “The delivery of our 12 millionth meal is a testament to the generosity of our volunteers, donors, community partners and so many other who have made this possible.”
Meals on Wheels of Greenville’s 12 millionth meal delivery comes less than one month before the organization will celebrate 50 years of service to the community.
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.