Meals-on-Wheels

Many local seniors are homebound and struggle to obtain healthy meals. Hundreds have no one to talk with or check on them on a regular basis. When volunteers come to the door with a hot meal Monday through Friday, the food and visit help these seniors stay healthy and independent longer.

Meals-on-Wheels operates three nutrition programs to assist the homebound elderly in Forsyth County: hot meals, groceries and frozen meals.

Who is Eligible?

Homebound Forsyth County residents age 60 and over who are unable to obtain and prepare a nutritious meal for themselves are eligible for this service. There may be a waiting list in certain parts of Forsyth County if the route in that area is full.

For more information, contact the Meals-on-Wheels intake coordinator at 336-721-6932

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Here's what recipients say about Meals-on-Wheels:

“It assures me of at least one hot meal each day. Also, I get to see at least one person each day. Thanks so much.”

“If there were no Meals-on-Wheels, I would not have food to eat.
Thank you for the help.”

” I enjoy all of the volunteers who deliver my meals. The Meals-on-Wheels program helps me nutritionally, socially, personally, physically and educationally. God Bless.”

Want to become a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer?

Meals-on-Wheels volunteers deliver a hot meal and a warm smile to homebound seniors. Deliveries generally take about an hour and a half Monday through Friday between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Routes are available all over Forsyth County and volunteers can deliver once a week, once a month or as often as their schedules allow.

Meals-on-Wheels Holiday Schedule

Current Meals-on-Wheels volunteers needing to make contact with the office should email (gduffey@seniorservicesinc.org) or call (336-721-6910) to reach Gretchen Duffey, Meals-on-Wheels Coordinator.

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