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Feeding Independent Living™

In 1965, the Home Welfare Association made a commitment to deliver nutritious meals to senior citizens in the Winnipeg area. Today Meals on Wheels champions that commitment, delivering between 600-800 meals, Monday to Friday to Winnipeg’s homebound citizens.

Recent Blog Posts
Celebrating 50 Years!

Since 1965, Meals on Wheels (MOW) has evolved greatly to the point at which we find it today.  Reliance on volunteers is as ever the vehicle that makes it all happen. Thank you to all the volunteers for your continued service and commitment to helping the lives of our clients…. A Snapshot Of Our 50 […]

Summer Food Safety Tips

Food tips for summer & warm conditions… The risk of food poisoning increases during the summer because harmful bacteria grow quickly in warm, moist conditions. Ensuring the safety of food can be challenging this time of year because temperatures are warmer and we often cook outdoors during picnics, barbecues, and camping trips. Here are some […]

When It’s Hot

Too much heat and humidity can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion, other serious illnesses and even death. Early symptoms of heat-related illness can include: headache, dizziness or fainting, rapid breathing or heart rate or otherwise feeling unwell. Get out of the heat and try to cool down. Seek medical care if needed. Older adults, people […]

Volunteers are the bright spots

“I was just in Winnipeg for five days because my mother needed help, and I had the privilege of meeting three of your volunteers. They are exceptional people. In the COLD weather it is especially appreciated and essential. They are bright spots in the world! Just wanted to say thank you and keep up the good work!”

Hello? Is this Meals on Wheels?

“Oh good. I just have to tell you I love your soup! I LOVE your soup! I’ve been married 68 years. We came to Canada 56 years ago. Such a wonderful country. You volunteers are like medication to me, you make me feel better. Only in Canada you know.”