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Volunteers create 100s of handmade cards for YMOW’s seniors

Volunteers create 100s of handmade cards for YMOW’s seniors

Eager, creative volunteers packed the tent at Cultivate Coffee and Tap House Saturday, Feb. 9, to create Valentine’s Day greetings for YMOW’s seniors. The result was lots of happy faces and hundreds of beautiful cards, each designed to brighten a senior’s Valentine’s Day. ...
Join Us for Pi(e) & a Pint!

Join Us for Pi(e) & a Pint!

Let us do the cooking Saturday, March 14, while you provide a local senior with a hot, tasty meal! Every $10 pie-and-a-pint combo sold benefits Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels. Enjoy a slice of pie – sweet or savory – and a beer and $6 goes to YMOW. That’s enough to provide lunch for one of ...

Help us spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels will help our local seniors celebrate Valentine’s Day again this year with our annual card-making event! Volunteers of ALL AGES are invited to gather at Cultivate Coffee and Tap House, 307 N River St., Ypsilanti, for a creative morning of card-making from 9 a.m. to Noon. Sip a cup of coffee, ...
YMOW is turning 45!

YMOW is turning 45!

On Jan. 14, 1974, a small group of volunteers gathered in the kitchen of Ypsilanti’s First Baptist Church to prepare and deliver meals to 16 homebound neighbors. Led by Pastor William Bingham, these first volunteers started a mission that continues today. We hope you will join us as Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels celebrates 45 years ...
CAPABLE Project Wins $500,000 Vital Seniors Grand Prize

CAPABLE Project Wins $500,000 Vital Seniors Grand Prize

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, was awarded the $500,000 Grand Prize at the Vital Seniors Competition celebration Tuesday, Nov. 13. The award is part of a $2.5 million initiative by the Glacier Hills Legacy Fund and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation to fund innovative support programs ...
Save a bag, feed a neighbor

Save a bag, feed a neighbor

Every time you shop for food this fall, you also can help provide hot and healthy meals for hungry seniors in Washtenaw County. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, customers at the Ann Arbor and Cranbrook Whole Foods stores can choose to donate 10 cents to Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels for every reusable bag they ...
Holiday Home Tour 2018

Holiday Home Tour 2018

An invitation to enter someone’s home is a great honor, and YMOW is lucky enough to have five homes opening their doors for the 2018 Holiday Home Tour. Thanks to generous sponsors and tour goers, this event has become YMOW’s largest fundraiser, as well as the unofficial start to the holiday season in Ypsilanti. Over ...
WE NEED YOU to help us win the Vital Seniors People’s Choice Award!

WE NEED YOU to help us win the Vital Seniors People’s Choice Award!

Online vote to decide $50,000 winner. Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels and Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley are teaming up to empower local seniors to age safely at home. As a finalist in the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation’s Vital Seniors competition, the partnership stands to win $50,000 through a public vote, as well as ...
Meals on Heels 2019 Save the Date

Meals on Heels 2019 Save the Date

Join us for the 2019 Meals on Heels event – an opportunity to join us for great food and a wildly roaring event to show off those swanky soles for a good cause. Save the Date: Thursday, May 16th, 2019. Details to come! ...
 

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