Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

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Deliver with Citymeals-on-Wheels at Mullaly Recreation Center


Deliver with Citymeals-on-Wheels at Mullaly Recreation Center

Provide warm conversation and hot nutritious restaurant style lunches to housebound seniors living in the Bronx. 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 approx. 5-10 blocks
• Carry approx. 5lbs of food
• Engage with seniors



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.