The donation of a Toyota Sienna by Toyota Motor North America and Dunning Toyota of Ann Arbor will allow Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels to add a fifth route to its meal deliveries. That means as many as 50 more homebound neighbors will have access to food and support from YMOW. The gift also included a
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought changes to nearly every part of our lives. Access to food is one thing that shouldn't change. YMOW has protocols in place to ensure our homebound neighbors continue to receive the food they need while remaining safe and healthy. 1. Staff whose work does not
More than anything else about his job, Joe loves to see the smiles on the faces of the people on his Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels route. “I just get a kick out of how happy they are,” said Joe, who delivers meals as part of the YMOW staff. But safety protocols due to the COVID-19 crisis mean Joe
For the protection of our clients, staff and volunteers, YMOW has changed its onboarding and training process for new volunteers. All volunteers interested in volunteering with our organization must complete a volunteer application located on our website (https://ymow.org/volunteer/).
MAIZ Mexican Cantina and Terry Bakery are teaming up to make Mother’s Day extra special this year. Support these local business and let the women in your life know they’re special by purchasing tacos and specially made tulip cookies between noon and 9 p.m. Sunday, May 10. A portion of all food
Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels has always been about more than a daily food delivery. Our clients rely on their daily visit for a bit of conversation and a smiling face. And we at YMOW rely on those face-to-face interactions as reassurance of the client’s well-being. Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, these
As the Coronavirus outbreak continues, Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is taking additional steps to minimize potential risk to our clients, staff and volunteers. Beginning the week of Monday, March 30, Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels will make deliveries only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Clients no
To our clients, their families and the community: As a provider of vital services to the homebound residents of our community, Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is exempt from the statewide lockdown. This means we can continue to provide food and other support to the 200-plus people who rely on