September is Food Safety Education Month – a good time to review the simple but important steps we can take to prevent foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food. Many of those who become ill are older adults, who are at a
September is National Preparedness Month. Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is doing its part to be sure our homebound neighbors have access to nutritious food, no matter what Old Man Winter and Mother Nature might have in store. Along with regular meals, YMOW client care associates and volunteers
There’s never a lack of activity around the home that Diane shares with her 92-year-old mother, Margarine. That’s because while Diane is a daughter and full-time caregiver for her mom, she’s also a grandma and part-time caregiver for her two young grandchildren. “The kids keep her stimulated,”
Extra batteries are just one way honored volunteer serves more than a meal She’s been called Ash, Ashercat and Ashleigh O. But it wasn’t until she became a YMOW volunteer that Ashleigh Oliveira started answering to the nickname “My Little Chocolate Chip.” “I have no idea where that came from,”
Moments after receiving his bag of produce from Tuesday’s Ypsilanti Farmers Market, YMOW client Michael was already dreaming of how he would prepare his peaches, green beans and tomatoes. “I think I’ll try searing the beans,” Michael said – a change from his usual steaming method. Garden-grown
Jacob Hamilton/MLive.com Reporter Brianne Twiddy and Photographer Jacob Hamilton of MLive recently spent the day learning about the many services provided by Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels to the homebound residents of Ypsilanti. Read their story and see their photos here!
Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is grateful to the Community Services Committee of the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor for its funding of our youth volunteer program. This $2,000 grant from Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor will allow Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels to expand volunteer opportunities for young people in