Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque served wholesome lunches to legislators final week on the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. Courtesy/Meals on Wheels
SANTA FE — Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque, with the assist of Sweep Building, Bohannan Huston and Rick Thompson, served wholesome lunches to legislators final week on the Roundhouse in Santa Fe.
Meals on Wheels is elevating cash to increase its wholesome meals supply program to communities all through New Mexico.
“The meals that we served the legislators are the precise meals we’re serving to New Mexicans this week,” mentioned Meals on Wheels Chief Govt Officer Shauna Frost. “We’ve set a objective of delivering a million meals within the subsequent 5 years. It’s a stretch objective for us, and with the assistance of the legislature we are going to get there. We needed them to have a first-hand expertise of what we do day by day.”
Serving wholesome lunches to legislators on the Roundhouse. Courtesy/Meals on Wheels
Over its 50-year historical past, the group has served roughly 4.5 million meals and at present averages about 150,000 meals ready and delivered per yr. Shoppers vary in age from infants to folks 100+. Meals on Wheels presents eight totally different medically tailor-made diets with recent and regionally sourced meals. Meals are delivered Monday by means of Friday, with an possibility for a weekend pantry field. Shoppers pay on a sliding scale based mostly on their revenue.
For extra info on Meals on Wheels, go to mow-nm.org
ABOUT MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque is a non-public 501(c)3 nonprofit company based in 1972 with 20 shoppers and 40 volunteers. Right now the group serves roughly 1,400 shoppers and has over 500 volunteers. They delivered 9,400 meals in 1972. Right now they’re delivering over 140,000 meals a yr. Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque offers nutritious meals and essential social contact every day. “Not solely do we offer friendship and compassion, however we additionally verify the well-being of these we serve.”
ABOUT SWEEP CONSTRUCTION
Sweep Building is a Meals on Wheels Donor. The corporate offers common contracting and transforming providers in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Tijeras, Edgewood and the encompassing areas. For extra info, go to sweepconstruction.com