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Board member is YMOW’s volunteer of the quarter

Board member is YMOW’s volunteer of the quarter

Brent Kolb has never been one to sit idly by while there’s work to be done. And in his first year as a member of the YMOW board of directors, he’s found plenty of opportunities to pitch in. “I can’t stand by and watch people do stuff without at least offering to help,” said Brent, ...
ElliQ opens new world for Ypsilanti seniors

ElliQ opens new world for Ypsilanti seniors

LEARN MORE ABOUT ELLIQ LISTEN TO OUR RADIO SEGMENT Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels (YMOW) has a new partner in our mission to support our homebound neighbors, and her name is ElliQ. ElliQ is a proactive companion robot that helps older adults remain active, engaged, and independent. Designed for seniors who spend most of their day ...
Summer events top intern’s to-do list

Summer events top intern’s to-do list

School is out for the summer, but University of Michigan junior Ranjana Angamuthu isn’t taking a break from learning. As part of the university’s Student Development Summer Internship Program, Ranjana is learning what goes on behind the scenes of a successful nonprofit like YMOW. A business major who is working toward a minor in entrepreneurship ...
News outlet features Care on Wheels program

News outlet features Care on Wheels program

https://www.clickondetroit.com/all-about-ann-arbor/2022/04/26/washtenaw-county-organizations-launch-care-on-wheels-service-during-pandemic/ ...
Spread some love this Valentine’s Day

Spread some love this Valentine’s Day

YMOW clients love receiving handmade cards on Valentine’s Day. And while YMOW’s annual card-making event is still on hold due to COVID-19, we’ve come up with a few ways for you to help fill the holiday with love again this year. Gather your friends, your kids, and all things crafty to create homemade cards at ...
Social Work intern is YMOW’s honored volunteer

Social Work intern is YMOW’s honored volunteer

When it came time for University of Michigan social work student Kelly Bertoni to partner with an organization for her field placement, there was only one place she wanted to be.  “Meals on Wheels was the only organization I interviewed with,” said Bertoni, who became a valuable part of the team during the two semesters ...
Coming soon! Cooking night with Miss Kim

Coming soon! Cooking night with Miss Kim

YMOW is teaming up with the talented folks at Miss Kim in Ann Arbor for a virtual cooking class that is sure to stimulate the mind, imagination and taste buds.  The class is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, with food pickup between 4 and 6 p.m. Your ticket price will include all ingredients ...
Volunteer shares call to nursing with Meals on Wheels

Volunteer shares call to nursing with Meals on Wheels

YMOW volunteer Jackie Reid was approaching senior citizen status herself when she finally realized her dream of earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing. For her final thesis paper, Jackie chose to write about the unmet needs of the senior population – something that has long been a focus for her as a health professional. Today, ...
YMOW preparing volunteer of quarter for a lifetime of service

YMOW preparing volunteer of quarter for a lifetime of service

As a sociology student at University of Michigan, Kailey Whitted is preparing for a lifetime of service to others. And as a volunteer for Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels, she’s getting firsthand exposure to the needs of the community and the ways she and others can help. As part of a University of Michigan class called ...
 

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