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Deliver with Citymeals-on-Wheels at Encore Senior Center

 

Deliver with Citymeals-on-Wheels at Encore Senior Center

Provide warm conversation and hot nutritious restaurant style lunches to housebound seniors living in west midtown Manhattan. Citymeals-on-Wheels deliver on foot to clients who benefit from a daily lunch and a face-to-face visit. Volunteers must be able to:
• Walk for several blocks lifting and pulling the hand truck transporting the meals
• Work as part of a team of 2 or 3 delivering meals
• walking up and down stairs

Partner

Since 1981, Citymeals-On-Wheels has provided homebound, elderly individuals with nutritious meals and human company. Located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, Citymeals-On-Wheels reaches elderly New Yorkers in all five boroughs. It is one of the largest meals-on-wheels programs in the United States, delivering nearly two million meals to over 17,000 seniors every year. As a continuous lifeline of food and companionship, Citymeals-On-Wheels aims to enable its clients to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities.