Archive for Thursday, May 24, 2007

Program seeks delivery volunteers

May 24, 2007

Volunteers are needed throughout the county to deliver meals to homebound older adults in Johnson County, including De Soto's Meals on Wheels program.

Many older adults in Johnson County receive noon meals at their residence. Volunteers provide not only a nutritious meal, but also a personal link to the community.

About 600 meals are delivered daily to seniors in the area. More than 57 volunteers are needed on a daily basis.

Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver meals once a week or when available, from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Individuals, civic groups, faith community teams or employee teams can deliver meals. Children are welcome to accompany a parent while volunteering.

For more information, call the Johnson County nutrition volunteer coordinator at (913) 715-8859.

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