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YMOW launches partnership with Michigan Medicine – 3-18-19

After months of preparation, YMOW clients received their first meals from Michigan Medicine on Monday, March 18. YMOW staff will pick up the freshly prepared meals from the Michigan Medicine Patient Food and Nutrition Services  every morning for distribution to clients throughout Ypsilanti. “We are thrilled to partner with Michigan Medicine to provide the homebound ...

Join us for Meals on Heels: Gatsby in the Garden

BUY TICKETS NOW BECOME A SPONSOR Join Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels as we celebrate the glamour of the 1920s at our Spring 2019 event, Meals on Heels. This year’s event will again draw its inspiration from the style and romance of The Great Gatsby, promising a night filled with 1920s fashion, the flavors of spring, ...

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!

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!

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

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

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 ...
 

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