About 211 Manitoba is the front door to community-based government, health and social services designed to meet the needs of diverse populations, across all different aspects of life. It is a free, confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days [...]
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A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is a not-for-profit organization that provides specialized services for older Manitobans across the province. The goal of these programs is to empower and support older adults in the community. With roots that [...]
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Celebrating 55 Years!
Since 1965, Meals on Wheels (MOW) has evolved greatly to the point at which we find it today. Reliance on volunteers is as ever the vehicle that makes it all happen. Thank you to all the volunteers for your continued [...]
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Client Stories: Margaret
At 85 years old Margaret has no one left in the city to come and visit her. Her family and close friends have passed away. Her only son lives on the other side of the country, but they aren’t in [...]
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A Hearty Bowl of Soup!
“Hello…hello… Is this Meals on Wheels?” “Oh good.” “I just have to tell you I love your soup! I love your soup!” “I used to have to stand all day to make such soup…all the chopping… How do you do [...]
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The folks who know me over the past three years know I suffer from some health concerns that are getting progressively worse. This is making it difficult to commit to anything. I had contemplated quitting Meals on Wheels volunteering. This [...]
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Family Volunteering – Even a six year old can do it!
“Isabella was so excited and kept asking when we could do it again. She just loved it! I think the clients enjoyed it just as much! After the first time she helped us they kept asking when she was coming [...]
Volunteer Spotlight – Bruce and Ardelia
As a church community, St. Andrew’s United has committed to staffing one Meals on Wheels route each week day. That means five volunteer drivers and five volunteer servers are needed each week to deliver meals. For many years now, Ardelia [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – It’s About Family
Eight-year-old Trianna is happy to show you the “Community” badge that she earned in Brownies for her volunteer efforts with Meals on Wheels. She has been delivering meals with her parents since she was six years old. “I like helping [...]
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NEW Health Canada Tips For Seniors To Maintain A Healthy Home
Health Canada has issued a new guide: IS YOUR HOME HEALTHY? Easy Steps to Maintaining a Healthy Home, Environmental Health Guide for Seniors at Home You can view the guide here or visit the Health Canada Website for this and other [...]