Meals on Wheels to host Mayors for Meals Day on March 18

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Meals on Wheels will hold a “Mayors for Meals Day” as part of the March For Meals campaign. Mayor Tony Roswarski of Lafayette and Mayor John Dennis of West Lafayette will participate in the event, scheduled to kick off at 10:20 am on Wednesday March 18, to show support for our community’s senior citizens.

The Mayors will be taking time out of their busy schedules to deliver meals to Meals on Wheel’s elderly and disabled clients.

March For Meals is a national campaign, in which Meals on Wheels of Tippecanoe County is a participant, to raise awareness of senior hunger, as well as to encourage community action.  Senior nutrition programs across the United States promote March For Meals in their local communities through public events, partnerships with local businesses, volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives.

March For Meals is a national campaign, in which Meals on Wheels of Tippecanoe County is a participant, to raise awareness of senior hunger, as well as to encourage community action. Senior nutrition programs across the United States promote March For Meals in their local communities through public events, partnerships with local businesses, volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives.

“We are excited about having both Mayors participate in our event. We hope to raise awareness of senior hunger in our community,” said Angi Goodwin, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels. “Mayor Roswarski and Mayor Dennis have both shown support for our elderly and disabled clients, by participating in this event in prior years. The clients look forward to this day each year.”

March For Meals is a national campaign, in which Meals on Wheels of Tippecanoe County is a participant, to raise awareness of senior hunger, as well as to encourage community action. Senior nutrition programs across the United States promote March For Meals in their local communities through public events, partnerships with local businesses, volunteer recruitment and fundraising initiatives.

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization in Tippecanoe County that serves elderly and disabled senior citizens nutritious meals, regardless of socio-economic circumstances, age, gender, race, or ethnicity. The organization was founded in 1963 and is a member of the National Meals on Wheels Association of America. The current operations are funded greatly by donations and in-kind contributions by United Way and St. Elizabeth Regional Health.

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