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YMOW welcomes familiar face to the management team

YMOW welcomes familiar face to the management team

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is proud to announce the addition of a familiar face to our staff. Kelly Schwartz, a supporter of the YMOW mission since 2002 and a member of the board since 2013, has been chosen for the role of Operations Director. In this new position Kelly will manage the day-to-day operations of ...
YMOW is in the news!

YMOW is in the news!

Isolated Seniors in Michigan Depend on Meals on Wheels More Than Ever       ...
Taste 5 wines, provide 5 meals in virtual tasting event

Taste 5 wines, provide 5 meals in virtual tasting event

Winemaker Adam McBride, owner of Hickory Creek Winery in Buchanan, MI, will guide participants through a tasting of five of his Michigan-made wines during a virtual wine tasting event at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 27. Each $45 tasting kit contains five 1.75-ounce bottles of wine, palate-cleansing crackers, a tasting glass and online access to an ...
Support from Toyota gives dozens access to food and support

Support from Toyota gives dozens access to food and support

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 ...
YMOW to welcome new volunteers with added safety measures

YMOW to welcome new volunteers with added safety measures

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/). Applicants who complete the application and pass the initial screening will be invited by Volunteer Coordinator Rolanda ...
Make Mother’s Day special with tacos and tulips

Make Mother’s Day special with tacos and tulips

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 orders will be ...
YMOW decreases delivery days, takes extra steps in fight against COVID-19

YMOW decreases delivery days, takes extra steps in fight against COVID-19

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 longer will receive deliveries on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays. This ...
YMOW exempt from statewide lockdown

YMOW exempt from statewide lockdown

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 us each day.   Rest ...
We’re taking extra steps to protect the people we serve

We’re taking extra steps to protect the people we serve

  YMOW is proceeding through the current health crisis with one thing in mind – protecting the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and most of all, our clients. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not accepting new volunteers. A small number of longtime volunteers continue to help with deliveries, but ...
 

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