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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 ...
Couple’s dedication to YMOW lives on through endowment fund

Couple’s dedication to YMOW lives on through endowment fund

Jim and Marla Gousseff’s dedication to YMOW and their homebound neighbors lives on through gifts to six Ypsilanti organizations, including Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels. Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels will received a $200,000 endowment from The James W. (Jim) and Marla J. Gousseff Fund, part of a $1.8 million estate gift to the Ypsilanti Area Community ...
Keegen Carty is YMOW’s new office manager

Keegen Carty is YMOW’s new office manager

YMOW’s new office manager, Keegen Carty, literally learned of YMOW’s impact on the community from the ground up. While working at Frog Holler Farm, Keegen became aware of Food Gatherers, and in turn, the produce that is donated to Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels each week. “I’m a big believer in everyone having access to nutritious ...
Volunteer of Quarter feels blessed to serve

Volunteer of Quarter feels blessed to serve

Since first signing on as a YMOW volunteer in 1995, Bob Nowlan has delivered thousands of meals, met hundreds of people, made dozens of friends and taken countless bags of garbage to the curb.  “I don’t know how much garbage I’ve taken out over the years,” said Bob, but he does know that each of ...
 

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