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MOWCTX Takes “a Load Off of My Mind”

“I was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and we moved a lot, for reasons unknown. I used to say my daddy stole chickens and my mother told fortunes,” says Victoria Kashe with a chuckle. But that nomadic lifestyle obviously left a deep impression on her; after graduating from high school in Ft. Worth, she went to work for Braniff Airways as a flight attendant.

Church Volunteers Deliver Food and Fellowship

“Churches are gathering places, they’re gathering places where people come together to share in community. But community doesn’t end at our [church] doors; community is out beyond our doors.” That’s how Laura Tomaszewski describes how she and several other members of the St. Julian of Norwich Episcopal Church in Round Rock formed a Meals on Wheels volunteer team in 2016.

MOWCTX Names Nick Weynand to Board of Directors

Meals on Wheels Central Texas announces that Nick Weynand, Founder and President of Trademark Media, has been appointed to the nonprofit’s board of directors.

MOWCTX and Brakes To Go Join Forces to Help Homebound Older Adults

Brakes To Go, Austin’s mobile brake repair business, has partnered with Meals on Wheels Central Texas to nourish and enrich the lives of homebound older adults. Under the partnership, Brakes To Go will donate $1 from each brake service to Meals on Wheels Central Texas (MOWCTX) to support our life-sustaining programs. This contribution is expected to raise approximately $5,000 a year for MOWCTX, which translates into the purchase, preparation, and packaging of 2,000 nutritious meals.

Texas Department of Agriculture Provides Emergency Support to Meals on Wheels Texas

Meals on Wheels Texas is thrilled by a contribution of $75,000 provided by the Texas Department of Agriculture to support the Meals on Wheels Texas Disaster Relief Fund. This funding allowed Meals on Wheels Texas to immediately purchase 18,000 shelf stable meals which were provided last week to local Meals on Wheels programs and delivered to those most in need. It will also reimburse an additional 4,850 shelf stable meals that were made by fellow Meals on Wheels providers and sent to disaster impacted areas.