From The Plate 5.12.2021

From The Plate 5.12.2021

Without going too far out on a limb, I am fairly certain we have all been told to do this: appreciate the little things in life. We were likely children caught in a situation where we expressed upset, lack of gratitude, disappointment, or simply bad manners when we...
More Than A Meal

More Than A Meal

Like many of you who partner with us, I am privileged to do this work. Of course, like all jobs, there are days and aspects of the work that are frustrating and routine, but there is always light and beauty at some point, and that really energizes me. I was honored to...

New- Volunteer Support Team

Volunteers are the heart of our organization. I use the word “heart” most intentionally. I could have used “center,” but that doesn’t cut it. Heart reflects the organic and critical nature of what volunteers do for our clients, and for us. Without them, the MOWGLV...
A Family Legacy

A Family Legacy

Helping others. That is the legacy that original Meals on Wheels volunteer, Phyllis Burdette passed on to her family. Phyllis’s eldest son, Bob was about 10 years old when she began volunteering for Meals on Wheel of Lehigh County in 1971. She was already very active...
Diane’s Story

Diane’s Story

Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s client, Diane never imagined that she would need assistive care at the age of 55. Unfortunately, life had other plans for her. Diane and her husband, Christopher, live in a small home in the Lehigh Valley’s Slate Belt....
COVID-19 Vaccinations for The Homebound

COVID-19 Vaccinations for The Homebound

Meals on Wheels of the Greater Lehigh Valley (MOWGLV) knows that senior citizens across the Valley are being left out of obtaining their COVID-19 vaccinations. A Morning Call newspaper article details the difficulty that seniors face in getting scheduled for a vaccine...