Meals on Wheels

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A ‘Meals On Wheels’ Love Story

Sometimes when you start out to change the world, you get much more than you give. Take the case of two unsuspecting folks that volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

08/14/2015

North Texan Ms. Opal celebrates her 101st birthday. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Centenarian Celebrates New Year’s Eve Birthday

December 31 is not just New Year’s Eve. It is the birthday of a North Texas woman who is turning 101-years-old this year. Don’t let the triple digits fool you – Ms. Opal had a lot of help celebrating her big day.

CBSDFW.COM–12/31/2014

Dallas Police Chief David Brown helps deliver meals (Photo: Emily Trube/KRLD)

Officer Santa: Dallas Police Chief Delivers Meals On Wheels

Hundreds of community outreach and neighborhood patrol officers delivered lunch for the Visiting Nurse Association’s Meals on Wheels clients throughout Dallas on Thursday.

12/19/2014

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Midlothian Senior Citizens Pantry Forced To Close

Senior Citizens Food Pantry has been forced to move due to non payment of rent at the Midlothian ISD facilities.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

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Elderly Widow Gets A New Roof Thanks To Donation

After an 87-year-old widow was scammed out of insurance money to pay for a roof repair, two organizations step in to help her.

CBS 11–08/14/2013

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Meals On Wheels Provides More Than Food During Brutal Summer Heat

Volunteers at Tarrant County Meals on Wheels say they see the same scene play itself out almost every summer: an elderly person suffering through unimaginable heat in their home

08/07/2013

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Meals On Wheels Facing Critical Shortage Of Funds

An agency that helps provide meals to the elderly is itself in need of help. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is dealing with a critical shortage of funds. Executive Director Carla Jutson said state and federal budget cuts created a $400,000 shortfall.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2013

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Meals On Wheels Cuts Possible Due To Sequester

Among other programs looking at across the board cuts, the federally-funded Meals on Wheels program could see a cut to services as the government sequester begins to take effect later this month.

03/03/2013

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Situation Critical For Local Meals On Wheels Organization

Organizers with Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County say their situation has become critical. The non-profit has a shortage of volunteers to deliver food to the elderly, sick and shut-in.

CBSDFW.COM–01/28/2013

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Homebound Thankful For Meals On Wheels This Thanksgiving

Thousands of homebound North Texans are unable to get out to see friends and family this Thanksgiving. But their holiday will be made a little brighter thanks to the generosity of volunteers with Meals on Wheels.

11/22/2012

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Students From Fort Worth School Give Thanks For Sick Classmate

It’s one week before Thanksgiving but a North Texas third grader is already giving thanks.

11/15/2012

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Meals On Wheels Watching Clients During Extreme Heat

Volunteers with Meals on Wheels are keeping an eye on clients during the extreme North Texas heat. The Good Samaritans are not only delivering meals but also looking out for the safety of elderly and homebound individuals.

06/28/2012

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