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Meals on Wheels Walkathon 2014

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Meals on Wheels Walkathon

A class of nine new volunteers has graduated from the SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Everyone) Programís eleven-week-long summer training session. Coming from all different walks of life, these women completed their course with an intensive exam, successfully passing and graduating as certified SHINE Counselors. Recent graduates include, from left to right, Barbara Levy of Greenfield, Marion Rosenau of Amherst, Jayne Sullivan of Hatfield, Terri Aitken of Turners Falls, Carol Katz of Florence, Linda Trageski of Greenfield, and Bonnie DiTamosso; Tracy Gaudet of Orange and Lorraine Fox of Belchertown are not pictured. Read more about SHINE here.


Meals on Wheels

A Meals on Wheels volunteer and recipientMeals on Wheels are provided short-term or long-term to homebound elders age 60 and older who are unable to prepare a nutritionally balanced noon meal for themselves and are unable to attend congregate hot lunches. Therapeutic meals are available for certain medical conditions and may be ordered by your health care provider. Frozen weekend meals are available.

Volunteers deliver meals Monday through Friday, weather permitting, and provide a well-being check to elders who might otherwise be isolated. (To learn more about volunteering to deliver meals, click here.)

There is no fee for Meals on Wheels, but voluntary donations are accepted.

Meals on Wheels can be reached at 800-732-4636, or 413-773-5555, or 978-544-2259, or TDD 413-772-6566, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2014 Meals on Wheels Walkathon

The 2014 Meals for Wheels Walkathon is a one-day celebration of our local elders and a fundraiser for Meals on Wheels, a program of Franklin County Home Care (FCHCC) that brings home-delivered meal services to homebound elders in our community. Read more and register now at www.fchcc.org/MOW. Join us for the Meals on Wheels Walkathon on Saturday, May 3, rain or shine! Lead a team, become a walker, or pledge your support. All money goes to provide home-delivered food AND a well-being check for homebound elders in Franklin County and North Quabbin. Enjoy free t-shirts, snacks, and fun—including prizes! Everyone welcome, and every little bit helps. For more information, call Lisa Middents at 413-773-5555 x2225 or 978-544-2259 x2225 or email info@fchcc.org.


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330 Montague City Rd., Suite 1
Turners Falls, MA 01376-2530
Fax 413-772-1084
TDD 413-772-6566
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