George George was never much of a cook. After losing his wife, his ability to drive and much of his eyesight, canned beans and cold cereal became staples in his diet. "I'd sometimes eat them three times a day," the 74-year-old Vietnam Veteran and EMU graduate said. "Someone at church told me about
Don’t miss Meals on Heels – Vegas!
GET YOUR VEGAS ON AT MEALS ON HEELS MAY 5 BECOME AN EVENT SPONSOR Join Ypsilanti Meals onWheels for an upscale night of Vegas-style gaming.Play poker or blackjack, or try your luck at the roulette wheel or the craps table, all while enjoying craft cocktails and delectable hors d'oeuvres. There
Spread the love this Valentine’s Day!
GALENTINES DAY AT TIPSY YPSI We're inviting everyone to pitch in and make this Valentine's Day extra special for all of our homebound neighbors. Handmade cards will be collected and distributed to YMOW clients on Monday, Feb. 13. Take a moment to explore all of the ways you can get in on the
Volunteer continues lifetime of giving at YMOW
Mary Ducker began caring for others long before she embarked on a career in nursing. As an eighth-grader, she volunteered at a local nursing home, and in high school, she tutored younger students who needed a little help. Now, as a retired nurse, she gives her time to her homebound neighbors as a
Volunteer of the quarter believes in helping community
It isn't enough for Linda Mealing to live in her community. As a resident of Ypsilanti, she works to make it a better place for everyone nearly every day. Linda is a member of First Baptist Church, the former president of the New West Willow Neighborhood Association, and has been a volunteer with
Mary Fayad honored with Step Up to the Plate Award
Longtime YMOW volunteer Mary Fayad was honored at our Meals on Heels event Saturday, Sept. 24, with the Step Up to the Plate award. Created in honor and memory of former YMOW Board President and supporter Cathy Day, the award is given annually to someone who exemplifies Cathy's commitment to YMOW
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, YMOW's volunteer
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