“Feed the Elderly” Campaign Established to Assist Meals on Wheels Program

More than 69,000 meals were delivered to area senior citizens through MAC’s Meals on Wheels program last year, but with looming funding cuts, the program’s critical services must find new ways to meet ever increasing demands for assistance. MAC Inc. and the Meals on Wheels Program recently launched the “Feed the Elderly” campaign, which aims to raise funds for services to seniors, while increasing the number of meals provided.

A recent grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore through the Bobbi Biron Fund provided a $5,000 grant to be used towards program assistance, but this will only meet a portion of the $50,000 campaign goal. Currently meals are delivered a maximum of 4 days a week, however in more remote areas meal service is not available at all. The program hopes that through the