Now serving all South San Mateo County from Belmont through East Palo Alto, plus patients discharged from Peninsula Hospital.
Every week, Peninsula Volunteers delivers over 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to primarily homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in San Mateo County who are unable to cook for themselves.
For those who have been homebound for a long time, the delivery of a hot meal may be the only connection they have with the outside world that day. For others, momentarily sidelined for a few days or weeks, the arrival of a delicious meal can be a precious lifeline that allows them to get on their feet again. Meals on Wheels can be provided during a short-term convalescence or long-term disability.
At Meals on Wheels we have long known that food is good medicine. Our direct experience over 36 years with food recipients shows how vital these daily, hot, nutritious meals are to keeping seniors alive, healthy and out of hospitals. Good nutrition is extra important to seniors in helping with fall prevention. Our daily safety ...READ MORE
March is the month when we bring public attention to the problem of senior hunger – right here in our own backyard! A new national study clearly demonstrates how serious a health hazard seniors at risk of hunger face in America. When you think of all the lives, heartache and money we can save simply ...READ MORE
What does it take to deliver over 750 meals in one morning? Take a look! Every holiday weekend throughout the year Meals on Wheels delivers extra food to tide our diners over the extra days. Nobody goes hungry! So on Fridays (given that most national holidays are Mondays) we pack 4 meals: the regular Friday ...READ MORE
In almost every culture on the planet, food is love! No less so for our Meals on Wheels recipients. Of course we deliver those tasty, nutritious hot meals daily Monday through Friday. We do a personal safety check along with the delivery. But most important is that we are delivering human contact – the fact ...READ MORE
Meals on Wheels Volunteering Overview Tuesday, January 28th 2014 9:30am – 10:30am Little House Café, 800 Middle Ave, Menlo Park CA Every week, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. in Menlo Park prepares and delivers over 1,500 hot, nutritious meals to primarily homebound seniors and adults with disabilities who are unable to shop or cook for themselves. Volunteers ...READ MORE
What does it take to deliver over 750 meals in one morning?